Tag Archives: medical insurance

News: Dubai medical insurance deadline extension – but with a catch.

Dubai Health Authority has announced that any individual sponsors who fail to provide compliant medical insurance cover for any employees, dependents and even for themselves if required, by the Phase 3 deadline of 30th June will not be fined in … Continue reading

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Medical insurance in Dubai – the final countdown

There are only a few weeks to go until the Phase 3 deadline of 30th June but it seems that rather a lot of companies and individuals have still to take the required action and organise suitable medical insurance for … Continue reading

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Medical insurance for maids, other domestic staff and dependents

I have written about the new Dubai Health Authority (DHA) rules several times but as the deadline for Phase 3 is fast approaching I thought it would be useful to clarify the requirements and explain how you can arrange suitable … Continue reading

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News: Compulsory medical insurance for Dubai employees (& how to arrange it)

It has been announced that a new law will be coming into force in the emirate of Dubai stating that employers will have to provide medical insurance for their employees. The new law was unveiled yesterday, although the full details … Continue reading

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Medical insurance – corporate schemes that benefit both employee and employer

A few weeks ago I wrote an article about medical insurance for individuals and families, so this is the companion piece focusing on schemes arranged by companies for their employees. It was announced recently that it will be a legal … Continue reading

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A guide to obtaining the right medical insurance

This is a topic that arises again and again so it’s about time I wrote about it. This article is about plans for individuals and families and I will cover the options for employers and companies in a later piece. … Continue reading

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News: Green Crescent medical insurance – cause for concern?

You may have seen some stories in the local press regarding financial problems at Green Crescent Insurance a provider of medical insurance plan in the UAE, based in Abu Dhabi. Following particularly poor financial performance the company has announced that … Continue reading

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Radio podcast – February 2011

On 7th February I  appeared in my usual guest slot on the Nightline show on Dubai Eye 103.8FM. This month we talked about the most popular topics in the letters and emails I receive from readers of my newspaper column, as well … Continue reading

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