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Health insurance (Dubai)

DHA Mandatory Health Insurance Law
Dubai Health Authority has announced the mandatory Healthcare Insurance for all UAE Nationals & Expatriates, residing in the Emirate of Dubai. Following is the summary of the law:

Employers will be responsible for the provision of Healthcare Insurance for their employees.

This law applies to the employees with a gross monthly salary of AED4,000 and below.

Complying with the DHA mandated Healthcare insurance requirements will be a pre-requisite to an individual obtaining a residency visa

There is a mandated minimum coverage, in the form of a basic healthcare plan, which will differ for UAE nationals and expats residing in the Emirate of Dubai.

It will be permissible to provide enhanced cover over and above the mandated Essential Benefit Plan

Only “Participating Insurers” (PI-7) will be permitted to provide the mandated cover.

This law will be implemented in phases as per the table below:
Company Staff Size
Implementation Date
Above Protected content
31st October Protected content
Between Protected content 999 employees
31st July Protected content
Below Protected content
30th June Protected content
Drivers, Domestic workers, Dependents of sponsors
30th June Protected content
DHA Plan

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Sukhdeep Singh
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