Saudi Arabia: Up to SR100,000 Health Insurance Coverage for Umrah Pilgrims
Saudi Arabia: Umrah pilgrims can now enjoy a number of privileges during their stay in Saudi Arabia, including a maximum health insurance coverage of SR100,000, according to local media.
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah recently authorized the Umrah pilgrims’ health insurance policy, which lists 11 health insurance benefits available to pilgrims throughout their stay in the Kingdom.
The benefits also include the following cases: There will be maximum coverage for daily accommodation in hospital and subsistence of the patient, including the cost of the bed, nursing care, medical visits, and medical supervision.
The accommodation services also include the cost of medicines and medical supplies that are given according to doctor’s prescription, with a shared room, costing a maximum of SR600.
The daily accommodation and subsistence limit for the patient’s companion under the policy is a shared room with a maximum daily cost of SR150.
The health insurance benefits also cover pregnancy and emergency birthing expenditures up to a limit of SR5,000 during the policy period.
The travel expenses for a first-degree relative of the patient with a maximum amount of SR 5,000 during the policy period.