The deadline for Dubai Health Authority (DHA) compliant medical insurance is 30th June for all Dubai residents. If you have not got your plan yet you need to act fast. The application process is not complicated but it does take time and we have Ramadan next month which may slow things down a bit. Many employers have provided enhanced plans for their employees and their families whilst others have provided the basic DHA essential benefits plan for employees only,leaving employees to pay for their Dubai resident dependants.
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There is a great deal of public awareness about medical insurance in Dubai as the 30th June deadline approaches. Most employers view this as an additional burden. A transfer of risk from the public sector to the private sector. But one employer I spoke to this week saw things differently…
On the news today, you will have heard from Dr Haider Al Yousuf, Director of Health Funding at Dubai Health Authority (DHA). He informed us that soon our Emirates ID cards will replace medical insurance cards. How?
In Dubai, from 1st January, medical insurance will have to include cover for pre-existing conditions the Dubai Health Authority has confirmed. Historically when an individual took forward a new medical insurance policy any illnesses or conditions and already suffered from are usually excluded from coverage on the new plan.
Dubai Health Authority [DHA] have released more information regarding the roll out of the compulsory health insurance schemes due to become mandatory for all residents over the next 2 years. Having read through the latest update I have summarised the document in this blog.