Dubai Health Authority (DHA) – new circular
We would like to drawn your attention to important developments related to Dubai health insurance regulatory requirements following the release of Circular 10 of 2018 issued by the Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) on 8th November 2018, with immediate effect.
For your easy reference, please see below some of the salient features of the circular. In this circular of Dubai Health Authority, there are some important updates to member-level information that is required for members and dependents for all medical insurance policies.
Dubai Health Authority – Resident Visa File Number
It is now mandatory to share the resident visa file number for each Dubai based member and dependent with the Insurer. The resident visa file number for each Dubai resident is available on their UAE residence visa stamped in their passport.
Dubai Health Authority – Enrolment of New Born
Additionally, we would like to reiterate, that it is mandatory to submit the birth certificate to complete enrolment of a new born (born within UAE). If a new born does not have the visa file number and/or Emirates ID at the time of enrolment, the same should be submitted to the Insurer within 4 months from the Date of Birth to be compliant with the health insurance mandate in the Emirate of Dubai
Source: Cigna International