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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Insurance claims process article

The insurance claims process: Your guide to health insurance billing in Singapore

We all know that health insurance provides reimbursement for costs related to medical services, but did you know that the insurance claims process can vary significantly? In fact, submitting a claim can be a tedious task, or happen in the blink of an eye depending on the support we have access to. To ensure that …

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Group employee insurance: what businesses need to know about benefits in 2018

The new year is already passing quickly. In case you haven’t noticed, it’s February already. Some of those post-Christmas deadlines have come and gone, and suddenly you’re standing at the beginning of the calendar again looking ahead at what’s coming up. For many businesses, their employee benefits renewal date may still be coming, and we’ve …

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rretiree health insurance article

Retiree health insurance in Singapore: Peace of mind for your golden years

As one of Asia’s most cosmopolitan and vibrant cities, Singapore is truly a destination of choice for many expats looking to retire abroad. If you’re thinking of spending your golden years in the Lion City, ensuring access to quality healthcare is likely top on your list of priorities. Medical standards here are by far one …

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Insurance claims process article

The insurance claims process: Your guide to health insurance billing in Singapore

We all know that health insurance provides reimbursement for costs related to medical services, but did you know that the insurance claims process can vary significantly? In fact, submitting a claim can be a tedious task, or happen in the blink of an eye depending on the support we have access to. To ensure that …

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rretiree health insurance article

Retiree health insurance in Singapore: Peace of mind for your golden years

As one of Asia’s most cosmopolitan and vibrant cities, Singapore is truly a destination of choice for many expats looking to retire abroad. If you’re thinking of spending your golden years in the Lion City, ensuring access to quality healthcare is likely top on your list of priorities. Medical standards here are by far one …

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health insurance solutions

The top 5 expat health insurance solutions in 2018

Whether you’re a relatively new expatriate now living in Singapore, or you’ve been residing in the Lion City for years now, it can pay to refresh your memory when it comes to important aspects of life in the city, like medical care. Especially if you have not had any medical problems recently, it can be …

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a tablet, keyboard, smartphone and a notepad sit on a desk with a calendar, signifying the importance of planning your group employee insurance now

Group employee insurance: what businesses need to know about benefits in 2018

The new year is already passing quickly. In case you haven’t noticed, it’s February already. Some of those post-Christmas deadlines have come and gone, and suddenly you’re standing at the beginning of the calendar again looking ahead at what’s coming up. For many businesses, their employee benefits renewal date may still be coming, and we’ve …

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Insurance companies in Singapore and new medical fee benchmarks

MOH to work with insurance companies on medical fee benchmarks

The Ministry of Health (MOH) will work with insurance companies in Singapore to improve and strengthen their claims process in the hopes of ensuring that premiums will be sustainable in the long run. Patients and doctors in Singapore will also have the ability to refer to government-backed medical fee benchmarks next year, so they can …

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a man sits in the dark committing cyber crimes on his laptop, symbolizing the importance of understanding cyber security risks

Does your company lack effective cyber security and risk management?

Cyber security is a significant focus for both Singapore’s public and private sectors. With the increasing digitization of personal and sensitive information, protecting the rights and safety of clients and businesses alike has come to the forefront of corporate risk management. Unfortunately, a new study has found only a tiny number of corporates are certain …

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baby insurance

Baby insurance: How to protect your baby’s health financially both before and after birth

If you’re already a parent in Singapore, you know how hectic things can be in the build up to the birth of your new addition. If you are only now planning on starting a family, it wouldn’t surprise us if you are kind of freaked out due to all of the thoughts racing through your …

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“Why am I not getting pregnant?”: 5 common fertility problems in Singapore

Have you been trying for a baby but without any luck? Fertility problems are actually more common than one might think. In fact, one in six couples worldwide have difficulty conceiving, a trend that is closely mirrored in Singapore. Couples can, however, increase their chances of getting pregnant by undergoing fertility checks to detect any …

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IVF treatment blog article

IVF treatment: 5 tips for choosing the right fertility clinic

Having a baby is a very exciting time for parents-to-be. Coming to the realization that you probably need help conceiving, however, can be incredibly frustrating. Whether you’re facing endometriosis, low sperm count, or another health or genetic infertility issue, the good news is that there are now many fertility treatment options available. The most common …

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a nurse helps a woman in an upmarket singapore hospital ward bed

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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Resources for women in Singapore

We all need a little help sometime. No matter who you are, nobody gets far in life with support from at least their loved ones. Of course, there are total strangers out there that put lots of time and effort into creating communities that we can use for support too. Certainly one of the groups …

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public and private

Public and private hospitals in Singapore: Key differences expats should know

When it comes to Singapore health insurance, many expats in the city may not think about it much. More often than not, their employers will provide them with a private health insurance plan that can be used effectively inside of the city-state. What these people may not realize, however, is that – even with Singapore …

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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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two men in an office meeting room, brainstorming at a whiteboard over which employee benefits solutions is the best

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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employee health benefits article

Top 4 reasons to offer employee health benefits

One of the most important aspects of operating a business is ensuring that staff are engaged, and providing them with enough incentive to maximize productivity. While there are many ways of achieving this, showing that you care by offering employee health benefits that boost the health and wellbeing of your workforce can be a great …

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New State of Health Insurance report for Singapore

This year, Pacific Prime Singapore is proud to kick off 2018 with a brand new industry report. Named the State of Health Insurance in Singapore 2017-2018, this informative guide holds a wealth of key points regarding your health insurance options in the Lion City. Both individual and corporate audience have much to be gained from …

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best health insurance articles

Pacific Prime Singapore’s Best Health Insurance Articles of 2017

Happy holidays! It’s the end of the year, and you know what that means. Now is the time to look ahead to 2018 and decide how we’re going to make it the best year ever! (Have you made your resolutions yet?) Even so, we still have time to reflect upon 2017 and what we accomplished …

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Pacific Prime Singapore Scholarship Program Winner

Pacific Prime Singapore Announces 2017 Scholarship Winner

(Singapore – December 30, 2017) Pacific Prime Singapore, an insurance advisory firm, is thrilled to announce the winner of their 2017 Scholarship Program. Reginald Lee, a Master’s student studying Tri-Sector Collaboration at Singapore Management University, received the scholarship prize – a USD 1,000 grant to go towards his education expenses. Reginald entered the program by …

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