The Ministry of Health (MOH) represented by Mr. Awadh Seghayer AlKetbi, Assistant Undersecretary for Institutional & Support Services, signed a collaboration agreement with GlobeMed Gulf FZ-LLC (“GMG”) represented by its General Manager Mrs. Hayfa Mattar Sidawi, which aims to provide medical billing services to MOH and its wide network of healthcare providers constituted of 14 major hospitals and 71 medical centers operating in UAEwithin the framework of the healthcare support services.
Thismutual collaboration will facilitate theprocess of thehealthcare services rendered to the patients by obtaining the prior approval from the insurance companies and employers operating in the United Arab Emirates, through the online systems of GMG, and thus will ensure the liaison between MOH healthcare providers and insurance companies or employers, in addition to the continuous follow up by GMG on the payment of their dues to MOH.
Therefore, the patients of the insurance companies and employers will be able to benefit from all emergency or non-emergency healthcare services provided by MOH Healthcare providers through the direct billing process on the account of the insurance companies and employers.
Consequently, all insurance companies and employers should sign a tripartite agreement with MOH and GMG based on the directives issued by MOH and notified to the Insurance Companies and employers.
The outcome of this new collaboration promises a streamlined management and adminstration measures for an improved quality of patient care at UAE.