Qatar Chamber, Ministry of Public Health Discuss Challenges Facing Mandatory Health Insurance System

Doha: Qatar Chamber discussed with the Ministry of Public Health ways to overcome the challenges of the mandatory health insurance system, during Qatar Chambers (QC) Health Committee and Insurance committee held Inter-Committee Meeting presided over by QC board member and chairperson of the health committee, Ibtihaj Al Ahmadani.

The meeting was attended by Mohamoud Saleh Al Raisi, Director of Health Financing and Insurance Department at the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), along with QC Health Committee and Insurance committee members Speaking at the meeting, Al Ahmadani said that the Chamber is working to overcome the challenges facing the private health sector and to strive with the concerns bodies to achieve the demands of the sector and strengthen its important role in the national economy.

For his part, Al Raisi praised the invitation for holding the meeting, pointed to the importance of holding such meeting to strengthening the communication between the Public and private sectors.

The meeting incl
uded a presentation by the Health Financing and Insurance Department at the MoPH on the Mandatory Health Insurance Scheme, it focused on the strategic goals for implementing the scheme, the governance of the mandatory health insurance, the phases of implementation and the current Experiment Status.

The attendees called for holding numerous meetings regarding the Mandatory Health Insurance between the Qatar Chamber as representative of the private sector and the Health Financing and Insurance Department.

They also called for the participation of the Qatar Chamber in the advisory committee for the mandatory health insurance Scheme, as it represents three bodies within the scheme: insurance companies, service providers from hospitals and health clinics, and private sector companies.

Source: Qatar News Agency