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BASMAH PATIENT SUPPORT PROGRAM

Expats based in Dubai with the Essential Benefits Plan (EBP) receives unlimited coverage for three types of cancer treatment under the BASMAH patient support program.

BASMAH is a first of its kind initiative by Dubai Health Authority (DHA) to provide full coverage for breast, colon and cervical screening and treatment for all Dubai residents.

Expats living and working in Dubai with minimum basic health insurance plan (Essential Benefit Plan) are covered for three types of cancer treatment, this includes cervical cancer, colorectal cancer as well as breast cancer.

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR BASMAH PROGRAM

The Program is available only for

  • Insured members holding a residence visa issued from the Emirate of Dubai with validity of not less than one year
  • The mandate for coverage of Cancer is applicable only for insured LSB members, holding valid insurance policies or policies issued after the launch date of the mandate, with diagnosis of Cervical, Breast or Colorectal cancer, subject to eligibility and treatment criteria being met.
  • The above would apply for existing and new residents in the Emirate of Dubai who are not diagnosed with cancer before entering the country.
  • Existing and new residents who were diagnosed with cancer prior to entering the country will become eligible for enrolment only after one year of residence.
  • Eligibility for enrollment into the program will be based only on confirmed Diagnosis from the Centre of Excellence(CoE)

For more details about BASMAH contact 800-SALAMA

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