‘Merana’ Health Scheme services are now available for Maldivians residing abroad.
the government established the scheme in order to enable healthcare services to Maldivians residing overseas.
Maldivians residing in Sri Lanka, India and Malaysia can make use of the service, thus present.
According to the Aasandha company, total coverage of MVR 150,000 will be available for all registered residents, which includes MVR 10,000 for outpatient services. Inpatient services will be covered up to the total available amount under the scheme including admission fees.
The company further stated that as the service is being implemented in Malaysia, it has been reorganized to suit the needs of patients.
The total expense covered under the scheme has been increased to 65% of the total bill. It is soon to be in Sri Lanka and India, stated Aasandha.
Though ‘cashless’ services have not yet been arranged in Malaysia, those residing in Malaysia and registered to the Merana Scheme which was introduced in April this year can submit claim forms along with bills to receive their claims.
Aasandha is a universal health scheme introduced by the Government of Maldives in February 2014, with the aim of promoting affordable and accessible health care for all Maldivian nationals.