Your complete guide to mandatory health insurance in Dubai

All you need to know about the mandatory Essential Benefits Plan insurance for residents in Dubai

Isahd (Insurance System for Advancing Healthcare in Dubai) means ‘bringing happiness’ in Arabic and is an initiative by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) to roll out sustainable health care for all nationals, residents and visitors in Dubai. Initiated in 2014, the mandatory Essential Benefits Plan (EBP) for lower salary band employees and dependents completed its final phase on June 30, 2016.

The final phase completed the roll-out for employers with less than 100 employees, dependents of employees and domestic help.This scheme will ensure that all children, lower income employees, non-working residents and domestic help will have access to good quality healthcare at reasonable costs. Here is everything you need to know about the plan.




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