Through regulations like NTP, the government has a major role to play in setting healthcare standards. The government plays a key role in setting standards for healthcare delivery through regulations such as NTP. Patients gain from increased access to services, while service providers benefit from more training opportunities. Insurance companies gain a better understanding of risk management and a greater ability to control costs, while employers are rewarded for offering health insurance for their employees. Other parties, such as the manufacturers of healthcare products and services may be affected by increased demand.
NTP’s impact has so far been positive on Saudi Arabian healthcare, both in terms of quality and affordability. The quality measures improved because of better coordination among providers, which resulted in earlier diagnoses and treatment. At the same time, affordability was enhanced due to lower out-of pocket expenses for patients seeking medical care. Access has also become more accessible due to the availability of resources, especially for underserved groups who had previously been unable to secure medical care.