Saudi Ministry of Health and Devoteam sign deal on e-service project
Devoteam to provide strategic consultancy on online system for health insurance administration
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health has signed a SR13 million deal ($3.4m) deal with IT consultancy Devoteam, to act as strategic consultant on an e-services system to help manage health insurance in the Kingdom.
The online system will provide improved communications for health service providers and insurers in Saudi, to improve efficiency and speed processes. The system will provide a range of functions such registration and verification insurance cards of claimants, and online approval and payment of claims by insurance companies.
The deal was signed by HE Health Minister Dr Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, chairman of the Cooperative Health Insurance Council, and Stanislas de Bentzmann, co-chairman of the management board and chief executive officer of Devoteam Group.
de Bentzmann commented: "The implementation of this important and vital program is a step forward and an outstanding achievement in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Devoteam. Devoteam has always been the pioneer in the field of provision of business and technology consultancy services for its customers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and other countries in the gulf region and the Middle East. Therefore, CCHI has selected Devoteam as its partner to provide the Council with the necessary expertise to ensure the success of this strategic programme, in line with international standards."