UAE’s insurance company offers circumcision coverage

Abu Dhabi, March 28 (IANS/WAM) A United Arab Emirates (UAE) health insurance company has announced inclusion of male circumcision costs in its comprehensive enhanced insurance plans.

The National Health Insurance Company (Daman) made the announcement Wednesday to include male circumcision costs within its comprehensive enhanced insurance plans with effect from April 1.

The new coverage makes Daman the only health insurer in the UAE to cover circumcision by default across its plans.

Daman Chief Commercial Officer, Sven Rohte, explained: “We are glad to be able to include circumcision coverage to the list of premium benefits our members enjoy; and as a general inclusion, it can be availed anytime during a policy’s duration.”