Survey begins on enhancing older persons’ health insurance in Cayman Islands
…Canadian human resource consultants, Morneau Shepell, are conducting both the survey and the study on behalf of the commission and department. To this end representatives of the firm have already led meetings seeking input from stakeholders, including approved healthcare and health insurance providers, older persons and members of the business community. Morneau Shepell will produce a report that will use public opinion and other measures to determine a suitable schedule of benefits for the local environment, as well as an actuarially determined health insurance premium rate for persons aged 65 and older. Noting that it is impossible to say at this stage what the revised coverage might look like, Superintendent of Health Insurance Mervyn Conolly urges all Cayman Islands residents to have their say on what standards of healthcare should be available for older persons.
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