Health Insurance Guides

Direct Billing anywhere in the world is a key - do you have enough funds to pay for medical care outside the UAE and wait for the insurance provider to pay you back? Read More
Will your health insurance cover Coronavirus testing, diagnosis and treatment? Our team answers some of the most pressing questions right here. Read More
Has the lockdown left you feeling anxious and vulnerable? In this article, we share some of the common worries among UAE residents, why you need to prioritize your mental health, and how you can cope amid this chaos. Read More
Eating healthy on a budget - Yes, it's possible! We share some tips, hacks and ways you can enjoy a healthy diet without splurging. Read More
With the Coronavirus outbreak spreading across the world like wildfire, it is important to know if your travel insurance will protect you, and to what extent. Read More
The Dubai Health Authority has now made it mandatory for all health insurance providers to cover a newborn child at birth. Read more about what the new directive includes... Read More
Most (if not all) health resolutions are notoriously difficult to accomplish. We've shortlisted seven practical resolutions you can actually commit to without losing motivation half way through. Read More
Your health insurance plan is getting more expensive year after year - Wonder why? We've rounded up some lesser known reasons behind health insurance premium hikes. Read More
Insurance, be it for your life, home or car, isn't a mere box that must be checked off your to-do list. Here are the five type of insurance covers you just can't do without, and why they're all critical decisions worth thinking through. Read More
Buying health insurance is more than just fulfilling a mandatory requirement. We take a look at the many benefits of choosing an adequate health insurance cover. Read More
Basic health insurance in Dubai has received a major upgrade! The Essential Benefits Plan will now cover the cost of screening and treatment for three types of cancer and Hepatitis C. Read More
The maternity cover in your health insurance guarantees financial protection for the expecting mother and her newborn. Read on to learn the "Ins and Outs" of your maternity cover in the UAE. Read More
"Prorated" Health Insurance packages for residents of the UAE have now been linked with Visa renewals and duration. Read More
Here are some tips to help you choose the right private health insurance cover for yourself and your dependents. Read More
The ISAHD initiative by the Dubai Government aims to bring healthcare services in the Emirate at par with international standards, Here’s how… Read More
Here are the five types of insurance policies everyone should have to guarantee peace of mind in a world of uncertainty. Read More
Does your insurance company cover you for chronic conditions? What does the UAE law say about this matter... Read More
Under the Thiqa programme, Abu Dhabi Government provides full medical coverage for all UAE nationals living in Abu Dhabi. Read More
The effect of VAT on Healthcare and Health Insurance is one of the frequently asked questions that is asked by the residents of the UAE. Read More
Getting health insurance in Dubai isn’t optional any more. If you’ve been following the news over the last year, you’ll know that health insurance is a mandatory requirement for all Dubai residents. Read More
Health insurance is not just a basic need applicable on yourself, it extends to your family members and dependents as well. Being mandatory in the UAE, certain factors are to be considered while picking your health insurance. Read More
Have you heard about the Essential Benefits Plan (EBP) for health insurance? Here's everything you need to know about the EBP - Who it's for, how much it costs, what it covers, and how to apply for it... Read More
With many health insurance providers, it's critical to compare and search for the right insurance policy for you and your family. Read More
The cost of a pregnancy in the UAE can range from AED 20,000 to AED 30,000 including ultrasounds, gynecologist consultations and hospital stays - not including any medication or antenatal classes you may require - so it’s critical you understand the terms and conditions of your health insurance cover. Read More