Will Bahrainis Lose Free Healthcare? Questions before the Impending Catastrophe
The Bahraini health insurance law and the launch of the health card project will take place in 2024. This project; however, may be the worst to ever happen.
Health Insurance Costs BD 3 Million
Chairman of Supreme Council of Health Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa said that two cooperation agreements have been signed between the Supreme Council of Health and two companies to implement the health insurance project.
Health Insurance Plan Covers 60% of Private Medicine Treatment Cost, Citizens Pay the Rest: MP
A member of the Finance and Economic Committee, MP Ahmed Al-Salloum, said that the health insurance project will be fully implemented by 2020, according to the what was stated by the Minister of Health Fa'iqa Al-Saleh during a meeting with the joint committee between the Shura and Representatives Council yesterday.
Implementing Health Insurance for 600,000 Foreigners Will Pump 50M BD Annually to Insurance Companies: Farouk Al-Moayyed
Member of the Board of Directors of the Bahrain National Holding Company BSC Farouk Al-Moayyed said that “the adoption of compulsory health insurance for foreigners will bring a significant surge in insurance premiums, which will pump to the market about 50 million dinars from new insurance premiums,” noting that “the promulgation of the law will regulate the process and will open the way for companies to expand their services and introduce new services.”
Bahrain: Health Insurance will be Imposed on Visitors
Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Supreme Council of Health, stated that the health insurance which was the subject of a recent legislation will also cover visitors to the country. Visitors will have to pay the subscription fee for the mandatory health insurance for themselves, in addition to their dependents, and will benefit from the offered health packages during their stay.
Bahrain Cooperates with South Korea to Implement Health Insurance Program
President of the Supreme Council for Health Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa expressed his satisfaction regarding the cooperation level between Bahrain and South Korea Bahrain’s in implementing the national insurance health program.
MPs Discuss Health Insurance Next Tuesday
The next session of the Bahraini House of Representatives to be held on Tuesday will discuss the health insurance bill, which consists of 82 articles.
Director in CBB: Compulsory Health Insurance Premiums to Constitute 35% of Insurance Premiums
Executive Director of Financial Institutions Supervision in Central Bank of Bahrain Abdul Rahman Al-Baker expected that the share of the total health insurance premiums will increase to at least 35% in case the compulsory health insurance is implemented.