Kuwait hikes healthcare fees for expats again

Pedro Gonçalves
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Expats in Kuwait will have to pay a $33 (KD10) fee to access medical treatment in what is the second hike in healthcare fees for foreigners since 2017. The aim of the fee increase is to cut congestion at public hospitals and allow government-run clinics to take in more patients, Kuwait's health ministry said. The move comes after the country increased healthcare fees for foreigners for the first time in more than two decades in 2017. At the time, the ministry said that expatriates who h...

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