10,000 frontline professionals for improved medical insurance coverage
Abu Dhabi: A total of 10,000 low-income frontline workers will benefit from extensive health insurance coverage for themselves and their families.
The initiative was announced by the Frontline Heroes Office, following its partnership with the National Health Insurance Company – Daman. Eligible frontline professionals will benefit from expanded coverage that will match the benefits offered to expatriate Abu Dhabi government employees. The device will be implemented from February 1.
âOur leadership believes that protecting the health and well-being of our frontline heroes is the responsibility of the nation. These brave men and women have cared for and protected the health and safety of the people of the United Arab Emirates throughout this pandemic, and we owe them and their families a deep gratitude. This initiative ensures that our frontline professionals in need will have better access to medical care, âsaid Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of the Frontline Heroes Office, said:
The Frontline Heroes Office Supplemental Insurance Program was developed in direct response to the results of a survey of more than 8,000 frontline professionals working in healthcare facilities in the United Arab Emirates and in entities responsible for health care. sanitation and prevention. A major challenge identified during the investigation was the overall health and well-being of frontline professionals during the pandemic.
The new program will be administered by Daman, who will work directly with employers to identify and register eligible frontline professionals in the program. its network of facilities.
The new 12-month supplemental program covers deductibles and coinsurance that are set in beneficiaries’ existing health insurance plans, such as those set for consultations and pharmaceuticals. In addition, those whose plans have annual pharmaceutical coverage limits will receive additional coverage of up to Dh3,000 if they exceed the limit set.
In the service of our nation
âWe are proud to have been chosen by the Frontline Heroes Office to work on this program which ensures that those who put themselves and their families at risk in the service of our nation are protected and cared for. Everyone at Daman is incredibly honored to have the opportunity to show their gratitude to the brave individuals and their families who have put the community of our beloved country first. They have spared no effort in their work and we are committed to doing the same within the framework of this program, âsaid Khaled Almehairi, President of Daman.
Daman has established a dedicated frontline hero customer service team who will contact qualified frontline professionals and enroll them in the program.