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Dubai Health Authority announces health cover roll-out plan
Timetable offers deadlines for three types of companies based on the number of employees on their payroll
It should be clear that the family insurance to be provided by employer or by employee. and What is the meaning of family status for an employee. It should be clear.
Imtiaz Ali Shaikh, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
What about families who depend on the employee like housewife, children, father, mother, father-in-law & mother-in-law?
Thangamani, Dubai, India
GOOD, that we will have a health insurance but BAD, because our company will deduct the insurance cost in our salary.
arjay, dubai, United Arab Emirates
This is good but what about families? Does DHA have a regulation to enforce employers on providing family medical like Abu Dhabi? That is needed.
Mirza, Dubai, India
This is a good initiative @ the right time of period, but let me share few views relating to the controls witch has to be made considering a competitive environment in future. As per these conditions and policy covers, there had to be strict controls given to general public for the usage of the medical facility since the insurance companies will rate the policy depending on the tendency of claim estimations. Also would note as mentioned on the web site, there had to be controls put in to identify the correct and approved insurer for general public. if not this could lead in to discrepancies of premiums paid from the general public. Since the business is going to be wide open to the general public, initial patient flow to hospitals will be high and generally when the demand is high the cost will also rise depending on the situation witch has to be governed by the law and informed in general public. In consideration on the safety of the insurers, its is advisable to have a trust fund operated by the government in case of insurer inability to fund the cooperate or individual polices as a safety role of precaution governed by the respective authority. ( Trust fund could be a minimum premium paid against each policy witch could be referred as UAE medical trust fund) I would like to contribute more on this voulenterary if a opportunity is given.
Bathiya Prematilake, sharjah, United Arab Emirates
What is the idea behind giving a 2 and a half year time period to implement this for small companies?
Vijin, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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