Achieving a quality, equitable & sustainable health system.

About the Health Council

Formed in 2006 through the Bermuda Health Council Act 2004, the Health Council enhances and coordinates the delivery of healthcare services. We are a regulatory body, ensuring health system sustainability by:

  • Monitoring health finance and expenditure
  • Increasing cost effectiveness
  • Ensuring that employers provide health insurance for their employees
  • Registering health facilities
  • Licensing health insurers
  • Collaborating with stakeholders
  • Addressing complaints and queries
  • Facilitating new health system infrastructure

To regulate, coordinate and enhance the delivery of health services.

Care quality and standards: Collaborating with all whom have a vested interested in our health system to encourage best practice when delivering care.

Finance and economics: Monitoring resources available for improving the health system and the health of the population.

Accountability: Being transparent with the public about what we do and how we do it.

Regulation: Ensuring all organizations and services that influence our health are operating according to the law.

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Health Insurance

Standard Health Benefit and Standard Premium Rate

The Standard Health Benefit (SHB) are the services mandated to be included in every health insurance policy. The Standard Premium Rate (SPR) is the cost of SHB plus the Mutual Reinsurance Fund (MRF).

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Patient Safety Guidance

Patient safety guidance protects the public from avoidable harms by enhancing oversight of health facilities.


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