New Abu Dhabi health policy to 'empower' expats

Pedro Gonçalves
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Abu Dhabi's Department of Health has issued a mandate requiring health facilities to issue medical bills to patients in a bid to bring transparency and more power to expats. Set to come into effect starting May 1, the bill is required to detail the treatment provided, healthcare services received and include any patient cost sharing obligations such as co-pay. Mohammed Al Hajj, Acting Director for Health System Financing Division at the Department, said that the new policy aims to ensure that locals and residents in Abu Dhabi will continue to enjoy highest quality of medical services ...

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