Dubai Health: Ins. coverage includes 99% of the residents
Tuesday, 01 28 2020, Category: Health, Country: U.A.E
Dubai Health Authority revealed that the rejection of treatment coverage by insurance companies is the most important complaints that they monitor and deal with, and the authority confirmed that it is working to develop and update health insurance packages in the emirate continuously as needed.
The executive director of the Dubai Health Insurance Corporation of the authority, Saleh Abdul Ghaffar Al Hashemi, told «Emirates Today» that the insurance coverage in Dubai has so far covered 99% of the residents, and stressed that the process of reviewing and improving the health insurance packages remains ongoing where needed, indicating that the authority She finally entered the examination and coverage of hepatitis C, in addition to three types of cancer within the insurance coverage, in line with the community’s need, and in the interest of patients. He added that the majority of the complaints of the auditors with the health insurance companies in Dubai focused their reasons on the insurance companies' refusal to cover the treatment, and the main reason for this is the failure to mention the presence of symptoms and illness in advance at the time of buying the insurance.
He clarified that the complaints of the auditors about the delay in deciding on health insurance requests, that 90% of them were due to an error in entering data, or a lack of documents, or that the employee responsible for insurance claims is not fully functional.
Source: Teller Report