Dubai - 5.1 m health insurance policies this year
Wednesday, 10 23 2019, Category: Health, Country: U.A.E
The number of insurance policies rose to 5.1 million this year, up from 600,000 in 2013. The value of the policy ranges from AED 550 for low-income groups to AED 50,000 for other policies, according to the Dubai Health Authority.
Saleh Al Hashimi, Executive Director of Dubai Health Insurance Corporation, told Emirates Today that the size of the health insurance market in Dubai currently exceeds AED 17 billion annually.
Hashemi said that the total value of insurance claims in the first half of this year, exceeded eight billion dirhams, while the number of claims passed through the portal during the same period 16.18 million claims, about 100,000 insurance claims per day.
He added that the umbrella of the health insurance allows the policyholder to benefit from the services and the package of health insurance anywhere in the country, within a network of more than 3000 health facilities and 20,000 certified doctors, pointing out that the health insurance market includes 75 insurance companies, offering more Of the 12 thousand insurance policy varied privileges.
Source: Teller Report