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Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Health Regulatory Services is to effectively monitor and regulate the health insurance and health care industry in the Cayman Islands. The Department also provides assistance to the public in resolving disputes regarding the provision of health insurance and health care services

Press Releases

Cayman Islands Survey – Health Insurance for Senior Citizens

The Health Insurance Commission at the Department of Health Regulatory Services of the Cayman Islands is undertaking a feasibility study for a Standard Health Insurance Contract (SHIC) for persons age 65 and older.

Click here to access the survey:

Alternatively, download the Printable/PDF version below:

Cayman Islands Survey – Health Insurance for Senior Citizens - Printable/PDF Version

 16th March 2018, 11:23am
Work permit applications will require proof of health insurance

Starting next year, employers will have to include a certificate of compliance for health insurance when applying for or renewing work permits, including any temporary permits lasting longer than 30 days.

All employers are required to provide health insurance for employees, but starting Jan. 1, employers will be required, with a “Certificate of Compliance,” to prove that employees have or will have health coverage.

 17th January 2017, 1:05pm
Cabinet: No health insurance fee increase this year
Cabinet announced Thursday that it would not increase the minimum fees that health insurance companies pay for procedures after fewer than 10 doctors responded to government requests for financial information. 17th January 2017, 1:01pm
No conviction in health insurance case
After hearing the circumstances of an employer’s failure to maintain health insurance for two employees, Magistrate Philippa McFarlane said she was going to take the exceptional course of ordering no conviction to be entered against his name. 21st May 2015, 2:10pm