outpatient insurance article

The lowdown on outpatient insurance in Singapore

In the Lion City, one of the top concerns among old and young, Singaporean citizens, residents, and expatriates alike, is healthcare. Consistently ranked among one of the top countries globally for its healthcare infrastructure, patients in Singapore are spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting first-class medical facilities. Healthcare costs, on the other hand, …

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outpatient insurance article

The lowdown on outpatient insurance in Singapore

In the Lion City, one of the top concerns among old and young, Singaporean citizens, residents, and expatriates alike, is healthcare. Consistently ranked among one of the top countries globally for its healthcare infrastructure, patients in Singapore are spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting first-class medical facilities. Healthcare costs, on the other hand, …

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Healthy baby using pregnancy technology at the best maternity hospital in Singapore

Finding the best maternity hospital in Singapore

Singapore is consistently ranked as having one of the most efficient health care systems on Earth. Combine this with government initiatives to increase the birth rate in the city and it is clear that moms-to-be will be in good hands should they be giving birth in the city. Because both the private and public systems …

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Orthodontics in Singapore and your dental insurance

Over the past 20 years, dental health awareness in Singapore has improved dramatically due to the emphasis on oral health education in schools across the city-state. Going back around 5 years ago, SingHealth mentioned in their Financial Year 2015 report that they recorded a total of just over 383,400 dental-related visits to clinics. This was …

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outpatient insurance article

The lowdown on outpatient insurance in Singapore

In the Lion City, one of the top concerns among old and young, Singaporean citizens, residents, and expatriates alike, is healthcare. Consistently ranked among one of the top countries globally for its healthcare infrastructure, patients in Singapore are spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting first-class medical facilities. Healthcare costs, on the other hand, …

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Orthodontics in Singapore and your dental insurance

Over the past 20 years, dental health awareness in Singapore has improved dramatically due to the emphasis on oral health education in schools across the city-state. Going back around 5 years ago, SingHealth mentioned in their Financial Year 2015 report that they recorded a total of just over 383,400 dental-related visits to clinics. This was …

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Your guide to Singapore Work Permits, S Pass, and Employment Pass

Thinking of starting a new chapter in Singapore? You’ll need official documents from the Singaporean government to stay and work. Depending on your occupation, salary, and more, you may be required to get a Work Permit, S Pass, or an Employment Pass. In this Pacific Prime Singapore article, we’ll go over the latest criteria for …

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Six ways the healthcare industry is benefiting from big data

These days, business solutions are driven by data. While any company has access to data about their customers, successful businesses are able to use that data to improve and develop better business processes. The same goes for the healthcare industry. In fact, the global big data in healthcare market size is predicted to reach USD …

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COVID-19: How organizations can protect against cyber risks

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our daily lives and standard business practices. As more organizations and workforces work remotely than ever before, the opportunities for cyber attacks and abuse are heightened. Cyber risk is the second most concerning risk for global commerce, which is not surprising if you think about the increasingly digitized world we …

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5 Most Effective Ways of Attracting and Retaining Millennial Employees

5 most effective ways of attracting and retaining millennial employees

Were you aware that by the end of 2020, millennials (born between 1981-1996) will make up more than a third of the world’s workforce? As we turn to the 2020s, this new generation of ambitious individuals will quickly form the bulk of your employees. For employers, this means that new methods and strategies will need …

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Healthy baby using pregnancy technology at the best maternity hospital in Singapore

Finding the best maternity hospital in Singapore

Singapore is consistently ranked as having one of the most efficient health care systems on Earth. Combine this with government initiatives to increase the birth rate in the city and it is clear that moms-to-be will be in good hands should they be giving birth in the city. Because both the private and public systems …

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Childhood allergies in Singapore: Triggers, treatment, and health insurance

Childhood allergies are a common problem around the world, and Singapore is no exception. You might have heard about a neighbor’s child who’s allergic to cats or a baby who gets an awful allergic reaction to formula milk. There are several types of childhood allergies in Singapore, with varying characteristics and severity. Even though it’s …

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Fun things to do with kids at home

Fun things to do with kids at home during circuit breaker

With Singapore extending its COVID-19 circuit breakers measures until June 1, families with kids at home might be slowly running out of creative ideas to occupy their kid’s free time. Limited access to the outdoors reduces playdate ideas and options, but here at Pacific Prime Singapore, we have prepared a list of fun things to …

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cost of comprehensive health screening in Singapore

The cost of comprehensive health screenings in Singapore in 2020

We all know that prevention is better than cure, but how often we walk the talk and go for a health screening regularly is a completely different story. Whether it’s owing to the cost, the fear of blood and needles, or inability to face undesirable outcomes, the fact is that not a lot of Singaporeans …

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5 productivity life hacks in a coworking space

You’d think it’d be easy to focus on your work among like-minded, hard-working professionals, but think again. Coworking space has taken the world by storm for the past decade. With rent at an all-time high in cities like Singapore, this is the solution for many aspiring entrepreneurs, creatives, start-ups, and freelancers. Right now, these are …

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Six tips for moving abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic

If you’ve ever moved then you know just how stressful it can be. In fact, moving is considered one of the most stressful life events, along with divorce and the death of a loved one. Now with the pandemic, the stress of moving is amplified by fear and uncertainty of the novel coronavirus. Those who …

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How long is parental leave in Singapore?

How long is paternity and maternity leave in Singapore?

Undoubtedly, becoming parents for the first time is an emotional roller-coaster of an experience. There are heaps of things to prepare for, from naming your baby, and having prenatal check-ups to choosing the delivery method and getting health insurance for your newborn child. It honestly doesn’t surprise us when parents are stressed and nervous. Luckily, …

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SME

Introducing Pacific Prime Singapore’s exclusive SME plan with Allianz Care

In a time of economic uncertainty as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers need to be prudent with their budget, while healthcare remains a priority for employees. This conundrum is resulting in a redefinition and reassessment of group health insurance plans. Given this, Pacific Prime Singapore is offering a new and exclusive SME Solutions …

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Four-day work weeks among ideas to improve work-life balance in SG

Four-day work weeks among ideas to improve work-life balance in SG

After the post COVID-19 lockdown, governments and businesses across the world are mulling back-to-office strategies. A four-day working week is among one of the ideas to boost domestic tourism and address persistent work life balance issues. Initially suggested by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, this idea is gaining traction in other countries including Singapore. …

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The latest updates on the COVID-19 situation in Singapore

Singapore’s earlier waves of imported COVID-19 cases have now dwindled as a result of border closures, with most of the cases since April involving foreign migrant workers in dormitory clusters. While there are no more than 5 community cases each day, it’s important to remain vigilant and take precautions. Given how quickly the tides can …

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Introducing Pacific Prime’s flyer on changes to the Work Injury Compensation Act (WICA)

Pacific Prime Singapore aims to monitor regulatory changes in the city-state, communicate these changes to employers, and help them better understand the short and long-term implications. Given that the Ministry of Manpower has made amendments to its Work Injury Compensation Act (WICA), we’ve introduced a flyer that briefly outlines the key changes, which we’ll be …

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SME

Introducing Pacific Prime Singapore’s exclusive SME plan with Allianz Care

In a time of economic uncertainty as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers need to be prudent with their budget, while healthcare remains a priority for employees. This conundrum is resulting in a redefinition and reassessment of group health insurance plans. Given this, Pacific Prime Singapore is offering a new and exclusive SME Solutions …

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