The first phase of expat health insurance is about to begin.

Bahrain: The first phase of expat health insurance is about to begin.

Expat health insurance PCHIP

Bahrain is preparing to go on with a more advanced phase of its ambitious health-care initiative, which aims to offer mandated health insurance for Bahrain’s expats. The first stage of the scheme, entitled Mandatory Private Cooperative Health Insurance Programme (PCHIP) for Expatriates, is about to begin.

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This development follows the Supreme Council for Health’s announcement of a tender for a provider to “perform particular responsibilities” during the first stage.

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Expat health insurance PCHIP

The necessary health package for expatriates will have a price limit and excludes services such as labor rooms and cosmetic operations. If a person spends more than the expenditure limit, the premium rate will be reevaluated for the next year.

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This bundle must be paid for by the employer. Expatriates also have the option of signing up with private insurance firms, as long as the package includes all of the services that are included in the obligatory package.

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