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Following the recent announcement of government’s Level 2 Suppression of the Emergency Plan, the Department of Health Regulatory Services (DHRS) is planning to resume the delivery of all services that were provided prior to the COVID -19 Emergency Declaration

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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

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.  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
Employer fined for insurance offenses
Leroy Mitchell Jr., who with his wife owned and operated Candles Unlimited, was fined $1,000 for unlawful deductions from an employee’s pay and failure to effect and continue health insurance coverage. 21st April 2015, 2:43pm