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Government Approves First phase of Health Insurance System

2019-02-19 - 6:54 p

Bahrain Mirror: The cabinet approved during it session on Monday (February 18, 2019) on the necessary legal tools to implement the first phase of the Health Insurance System by approving seven draft decrees and resolutions.

They include the (1) nomination of the minister in charge of Health Insurance Law, (2) the formation of the Board of Directors of the Health Insurance Fund, (3) the separation of some existing governmental health institutions from the Ministry of Health, (4) the formation of the Board of Trustees of government hospitals and primary health care centers, (5) the establishment of the Supreme Council of Health, (6) the implementation phases of the Health Insurance System, and (7) determining the hospitals and primary health care centers that will be covered by the Health Insurance System.

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