Kuwait Sees Significant Increase in Expat Medical Fees, Starting October 1

Published October 1st, 2017 - 01:43 GMT
Hospitals and clinics in Kuwait to apply new fees for expats, starting Sunday. (AFP)
Hospitals and clinics in Kuwait to apply new fees for expats, starting Sunday. (AFP)

Public hospitals and clinics in Kuwait are gearing up to start collecting increased fees for services offered to expatriates on Sunday.

 

The Health Ministry reportedly sent lists containing the new fees to local medical facilities, which include charging KD5 for visiting the emergency department of general hospital, KD10 for going to outpatients clinics, KD10 per day for inpatients, KD30 for staying at the intensive care unit (ICU), KD50 for a private room and KD200 as deposit.

As for maternity, KD10 will be collected per visit, in addition to KD50 paid for normal delivery.


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