Egypt - Axa gets in on universal healthcare scheme
Monday, 12 28 2020, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: Egypt
Health ins. provider Axa will provide its services under Egypt’s new universal healthcare system after signing an agreement with the General Healthcare Authority, according to a Health Ministry statement. Axa will initially roll out in Port Said and Luxor, where the new healthcare system is being piloted. The partnership comes as part of the government’s efforts to partner with private sector providers under its Universal Healthcare scheme, said Health Ministry Spokesperson Khaled Megahed. Under the scheme, the government will contract out healthcare services to the private sector hospitals that have signed up to provide services under the Universal Healthcare Act, including nonprofits, university hospitals, and non-Health Ministry affiliated hospitals under a unified pricing system.