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By mid-2020, Oman plans to launch compulsory universal health insurance for its visitors, domestic workers, and private sector employees.
The compulsory insurance plan, or UHIP, must cover mandatory minimum benefits mandated by local laws.
In Dubai, there is a prevailing trend of overutilization, as well as over-prescribing by medical facilities. These factors are key drivers of health insurance costs in the region.
To prevent further increases in health insurance premiums, the DHA introduced a new renewal rule to prevent health insurance premiums from increasing more than 100% of the existing premium.
The overutilization of medical services across a number of specialties is also having a negative impact on medical quality and health premiums.
Since the spread of COVID-19 across the Middle East, health providers and insurers across the UAE have increased the use of telemedicine.