Dubai's health insurance industry booming after mandatory medical insurance

Pedro Gonçalves
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The introduction of mandatory medical insurance in Dubai has caused a boom in the number of insurance policies in the Emirate, which now has 5.1 million policyholders. Before the law was implemented, in 2013, the number of insurance policies was of just 600,000 policyholders. A meteoric rise that has prompted healthcare providers in Dubai to hiring more specialised staff to deal with insurance-related issues.  "Most of the big healthcare organisations are recruiting an army of insurance personnel to ensure a smooth experience for their patients," Atul Aundhekar, chief executive office...

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