Assembly to review new medical fees

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

The increase in fees of medical services for expats will be reviewed by Parliament as MPs believe that the decision deserved a second look, local media reported.

Although, the minister has the authority to issue such a decision and Parliament has no right to oppose it, many MPs are of the opinion that a legislative-level review maybe helpful in passing a law and chalking out a clear mechanism for fees on Kuwait’s health services.

The daily reported that the parliamentary committee on health will soon hold a meeting to discuss the increase of fees.

Though the committee agrees on the new decision in principle, it objects to the decision to grant exemptions to certain groups from the increase.


Express your comment on this article

 
mohammed hanif
Posted on Saturday, August 12, 2017

The Best solution is Government should stop charging Medical Insurance, instead let people purchase Insurance from Private sector like countries Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE etc. And people will go to private clinics or hospitals as per policy bought by them from private insurance sector.

Sa
Posted on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Changing the whole system at a time creates big problem in the country. The result of this will be people don't go to the hospital because they can't afford the treatment cost. Its going to affect the health atmospheric situation of Kuwait. People carried out their diseases with out proper medication and that will transfer to many others. Majority of the expats are working on a monthly income of 200KD or less and the proposed charges they can't bear. Now they will start treat them self with out going to hospital as the cost they can't bear. Another problem in the accident or emergency cases. The new rates for operation is so high and no body can't afford it and if a situation or decision comes, pay first and then treatment, from where we make money. As Jos said initial admission charges increases are ok, even though many can't afford. But remaining all charges they should cancel.

jos
Posted on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Its a bad decision you can charge the consulting fees from hospital 2 kd to 5kd clinic 1 kd to 2kd like that other all charges they want cancel.

Submit your comments...
     
Disclaimer: The views expressed here are strictly personal and IndiansinKuwait.com does not hold any responsibility on them. We shall endeavour to upload/publish as many of the comments that are submitted as possible within a reasonable span of time, but we do not guarantee that all comments that are submitted will be uploaded/published. Messages that harass, abuse or threaten other members; have obscene, unlawful, defamatory, libellous, hateful, or otherwise objectionable content; or have spam, commercial or advertising content or links are liable to be removed by the editors. We also reserve the right to edit the comments that do get published. Please do not post any private information unless you want it to be available publicly.
Image

Take thoughts outside box

‘’Where are the songs of spring? Ay, where are they?’’ I sighed! When others were busy with Keats,

Image

How to carry out a winning scientific project?

I have been involved in judging scientific projects in schools and colleges for the past three deca

Image

Extraordinary artist of ribbon work – Mrs Poornima

Hand Embroidery is one of the most beautiful artworks. There are variety of Embroideries which uses

Image

Work hard, but enjoy your job – Ravi Varrier spending 40 years in a company!

Spending long working years with a company may not be a big deal if you are a sincere employee. But

Image

Smart Investing - Diversification is the Mantra: Don’t keep all the eggs in one basket

Investment is an activity which everyone should be involved once they start earning. But where to i

Image

They are disconnecting…

“Why do I need to learn about India? After all, I am going to live here—in Kuwait—all my life… I wa

Image

I Learn Anew Every Day - Kevin Mathew

Kevin Mathew was the youngest (and only Indian) TEDx speaker at TEDxAlShuwaikh, Kuwait, on Septembe

Image

Wise Decision by Bhavans Middle East

The Chairman, Bhavans Middle East Mr. N. K Ramachandran Menon, and the Director of Bhavans Middle E

Image

“It was all over in three minutes ...”

She was sobbing inconsolably and words were intermittently coming out… “It was all over in about

Image

“On reaching the pinnacle, I called it a day”

She was all set to occupy the enviable top spot... was being hailed as the rightful heir of the zen

Image

A nostalgic and delicious train journey in Kuwait at Kerala Express Restaurant

A train journey during our annual vacation in India is definitely a nostalgic experience for many o

Image

Mughal Mahal Exotica - An aromatic and exotic twist to Indian food

When it comes to Indian food in Kuwait, no doubt ‘Mughal Mahal’ set an example among the residents

Image

Experience Indian Corner Tandoori Nights at Al Manshar Rotana Hotel

Al Manshar Rotana Hotel at Fahaheel, Kuwait launched an authentic Tandoori Night with an Indian cor

Image

Biryani & Kebabi restaurant opened at Arabia Mall in Egila

Biryani & Kebabi is the newest addition to Al Sabah & Kohli food and beverage brands. Al Sabah & Ko

Image

CRC Chinchinim crowned Champions in IInd Xavierian Boys All-India Football Tournament

A star studded CRC Chinchinim were crowned champions of the second edition All India 7-aside Footba

Image

Goa Maroons, Tuskers share points United Goans beat Indian Strikers

As the temperatures go down in the State of Kuwait, playing conditions are becoming more favourable

Image

Dabhil Cricket Club lifts the Dawood A. Hamid Bebal Memorial Trophy organized by Amar Cricket Club

Dawood A. Hamid Bebal Memorial Trophy, in its 4th season organized by Amar Cricket Club - Kuwait ha

Image

AVC Win; Tuskers, Soccer Kerala Share Points

KIFF league 4th week matches started with AKFC playing against Santos United. Both teams knowi

Image

TransFast Cricket League Season-02 ready to kick off

The Second edition of the TransFast Cricket League is set to kick off on 24th November 2017 at 25 g