Apr 22, 2019
8.08 MILLION EXPATS & 3.29 MILLION SAUDIS MEDICALLY INSURED IN SAUDI ARABIA
Nearly 11.3 million people in Saudi Arabia were covered by medical insurance during the first quarter of the year 2019 as per the report of Council of Cooperative Health Insurance (CCHI). Trending : Check health insurance validity with iqama number
Out of this 11.3 million medically insured people in the Kingdom, 8.08 million are expatriates and 3.29 million are Saudi nationals with their dependents. Similar : Check medical insurance validity with passport number
- The CCHI report said there is rose in medical insurance of 16.6% Saudi citizens, which makes 1.25 million in the first quarter of the year 2019.
- In 8.08 million medically insured expatriates, 1.86 million are the dependents of expatriates as per the report up to the first quarter of the year 2019. Related : Procedure to extend health insurance validity of visit visa holders
- More than 99% of Saudis were insured by their employers in the public and private sector companies, while only less than 1% purchased medical insurance privately reported Saudi Gazette.
- About 5,248 accredited service providers are providing insurance services to the medically insured people through 27 qualified medical insurance companies in the Kingdom in which tens of companies manage claims all over the Saudi Arabia. Read : Health insurance must for Saudi visit visa