Ikon Healthcare Updates
Date Posted: 02/9/2017
Ikon would like to update you on the current situation of the healthcare industry in the United Arab Emirates. Recently a new ruling has been implemented that has affected the coverage of health insurance. In the past when patients would visit private hospitals 100 percent of their medical bills would be paid for by Insurance. With this new ruling patients are now required to pay for a percentage of the bill thus cutting benefits for both locals and expats. This unforeseen altered coverage has affected all private hospitals as well as homecare providers.
This has caused most private hospitals and homecare facilities in the UAE to postpone further hiring of staff not only from the Philippines but for other countries as well.
Ikon continues to monitor the situation very closely. We are also increasing efforts to find job opportunities in other countries specifically for our healthcare candidates.
To receive further updates please visit our website or our Facebook account on a regular basis. Ikon cares about our candidates and wants to keep you updated.
PLEASE SEE BELOW LINKS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Relatives of patients in long-term care call for exemptions from co-pay rule
Published Date: July 31, 2016
Mandatory health insurance in Dubai: All you need to know with time almost up
Published Date: June 9, 2016
Read more: http://www.thenational.ae/blogs/your-money/mandatory-health-insurance-in-dubai-all-you-need-to-know-with-time-almost-up
UAE’s insurance system is changing
Published Date: May 16, 2016
Residents run for cover as health insurance policies shrink in the Gulf
Published Date: May 15, 2016