The cost of senior health insurance in Singapore

Let’s face it. We will all get old sooner or later – if nothing goes wrong midway. While Singapore is arguably the most well-developed country in the world, with some of the most top-rated medical talent and facilities in Asia, settling here for your golden years can cost you a lot. So if you are …

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The cost of senior health insurance in Singapore

Let’s face it. We will all get old sooner or later – if nothing goes wrong midway. While Singapore is arguably the most well-developed country in the world, with some of the most top-rated medical talent and facilities in Asia, settling here for your golden years can cost you a lot. So if you are …

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School insurance in a nutshell: brand new infographic

Pacific Prime Singapore is excited to announce the creation and release of its latest school insurance infographic, which is available for download here. This brand new infographic on international and private school insurance solutions is a convenient, supplementary addition to our recently launched School Insurance Guide 2018-2019. Our team of specialists believe that both resources, …

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Insurance plans suitable for working holiday goers

At some point in our life, we all want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of city living, or just escape from the ordinary and lead a new life we truly love. If that’s the case for you, and you happen to be younger than 31, a working holiday may be a …

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Singapore medical insurance expat article

Singapore medical insurance for expats: Finding your ideal plan

Singapore’s healthcare system consistently ranks among the top countries in the world. Medical costs in the Lion City, however, are projected to increase at a faster rate than most other countries in Asia. A study cited by Channel News Asia reports that the largest factor influencing medical inflation in Singapore is hospitalization costs (e.g. surgery …

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What is the cost of Singapore health insurance in 2018?

Bloomberg ranked Singapore’s healthcare system the most efficient in the world in 2014. Divided into a public sector with subsidized medical care for citizens and permanent residents, Singapore also has some world-class private hospitals for those who can afford them. So if you are an expat living in Singapore but not a permanent resident, your …

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What is the most cost-effective health insurance type?

When choosing insurance, we all want to make sure that we get great benefits for the price we pay. We also know that health insurance can be tricky – in terms of understanding the terminology, exclusions, and the conditions of plans. How do we know what the most cost-effective health insurance is, based on our …

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School insurance in a nutshell: brand new infographic

Pacific Prime Singapore is excited to announce the creation and release of its latest school insurance infographic, which is available for download here. This brand new infographic on international and private school insurance solutions is a convenient, supplementary addition to our recently launched School Insurance Guide 2018-2019. Our team of specialists believe that both resources, …

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The only guide you’ll ever need for school insurance

Pacific Prime Singapore is delighted to announce the release of its latest insurance guide on private and international school insurance. This guide serves as a quintessential resource for the school management to familiarize themselves with the necessity of school insurance, different forms of school insurance coverage, as well as the steps in acquiring school insurance …

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All you need to know about school insurance in one guide

Those among the leadership of a school know that finding the right insurance solution for your private or international school is just as important as educating your students. Understanding the insurance needs of international and private schools is what Pacific Prime Singapore specializes in. With the help of our recently released School Insurance Guide 2018-2019, …

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The most common breastfeeding problems and how to solve them

Breastfeeding is a natural process; however, it is not always straightforward, especially for the first-time moms. Since it’s an entirely new skill for both a young mother and a newborn baby, they must learn from each other, and these skills come with time. Sometimes things can go wrong with breastfeeding and it’s better to be …

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Top money-saving tax relief and rebate options for parents in Singapore

No one ever said raising kids was cheap. In fact, TODAY online reported that raising one child up to the age of 21 years old in Singapore can cost anywhere between SGD 200,000 to an eye-watering figure of nearly SGD 1 million. These estimated costs account for medical expenses associated with pregnancy and childbirth (check …

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Singapore health insurance for kids: 5 reasons it may be the right choice

Singapore is seemingly a very safe place. With an extremely low crime rate, low levels of corruption, one of the world’s lowest drug abuse rates, a highly educated population, and excellent levels of general health, Singapore is simply a great location for anyone who is, or plans on, raising a family. Additionally, when trouble does …

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Everything you should know about Hepatitis B in Singapore

It’s a silent killer that lurks in the bodies of around 6% of the Singapore population. It lives with you for decades before dealing you a fatal blow when your body is at its weakest. It kills even more people than either HIV or tuberculosis. It’s Hepatitis. With World Hepatitis Day 2018 (marked annually on …

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Impact of non-communicable diseases on the health insurance cost

Impact of non-communicable diseases on health insurance costs

Non-communicable, or chronic diseases (NCDs) were uncommon in the 19th century and became leading causes of death in the 20th century. Data from the World Health Organization shows that non-communicable diseases are responsible for 63% of all deaths worldwide in 2016. That’s 36 million people. In Singapore, 80% of all diseases reported were non-communicable. The …

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Public vs private: what to expect from a Singapore hospital ward

When you’re looking at seeking medical care, usually the standard and effectiveness of care you receive is your first priority (as it should be). However, many hospitals in Singapore offer superior, luxury inpatient services and lodging that can often go some small way to making your treatment and recovery just that little bit more bearable. …

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How long is parental leave in Singapore?

How long is parental leave in Singapore?

Becoming parents for the first time is undoubtedly an emotional roller-coaster of an experience. There are heaps of things to be worried about and prepared for, from naming your baby, buying the right utensils and tools, and having prenatal check-ups to choosing the hospital for delivery and getting health insurance for your newborn child. It …

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employee benefits consultant article

What is an employee benefits consultant, and why might I need one?

As medical and health insurance costs continue to rise, so too do employee and job candidate expectations on compensation packages. This, coupled with the ever-evolving global regulatory landscape, can make it hard for any HR team and business owner to find, implement, and manage benefits packages that remain contextualized to their business’ and employees’ needs. …

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What can a broker do to deliver you better employee benefits solutions?

As the end of the year draws closer, some businesses will find themselves faced with reviewing their employee benefits solutions. Questions should be asked like “Are my staff being adequately covered by my plan?” and “Is this package competitive yet sustainable for my company?” For many Human Resource teams, these questions can often fall to …

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2018 Cost of International Health Insurance Report

Introducing our 2018 Cost of International Health Insurance Report

In our newly released, complimentary 2018 Cost of International Health Insurance Report, you will find the answers to the questions that many of you ask when searching for health insurance, or while renewing your current plans, such as: What is the actual cost of health insurance? Where do these insurance companies take the numbers from, …

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Pacific Prime Singapore announces privacy policy update

By now, you have no doubt encountered myriad messages in your email inbox about companies updating their privacy policy. If you’ve been adventurous enough to read the text of these messages, you have found out that the reason your inbox is stuffed full with these messages is the European Union’s new data privacy law: the …

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Pacific Prime releases new health insurance inflation report

Healthcare is highly affordable for a majority of people in Singapore. The Lion City’s superb public healthcare system, and the excellent management of it by the Ministry of Health and local government, allows Singaporean natives and those with PR status to receive high-quality, subsidized healthcare. Costs are then covered by funds from working people’s Medisave …

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