Moving to Singapore? Tips for comparing expat health insurance

Living and working overseas is a fantastic opportunity but also one that requires a bit of careful planning to ensure your experience is a smooth one. Securing the right healthcare as a foreigner is often one of the biggest choices you’ll need to make. In Singapore, the standard of care is very high – but …

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Do you have the right surgical insurance coverage in Singapore?

The health benefits people use the most when they hold insurance are generally outpatient-related; GP visits, physiotherapy, or chiropractic treatments. In fact, it’s actually these types of benefits that drive a lot of what we call “overutilization of healthcare” in the sector, usually because of their quick and generally easy-to-acquire nature. One of the more …

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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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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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Why might you need a top up health plan in Singapore?

Employer provided health insurance is a common feature of expat compensation packages in Singapore. It’s a reasonable employee benefit to offer; securing medical coverage in a new country early protects your health from day-one, and can also make it much easier to navigate a foreign health system when you need it. That said, tougher economic …

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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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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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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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New in vitro fertilization guide sheds light on IVF in Singapore

With a reputation for simplifying insurance, Pacific Prime Singapore is excited to announce the launch of its newest insurance guide. The Singapore IVF Guide 2017-2018 is an amazing new resource that can help new and experienced parents plan and prepare for pregnancy in the Lion City. This In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) guide can be downloaded …

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Public doctors get new insurer, putting pressure on indemnity insurance

With indemnity insurance for doctors in the public sector about to expire, the Ministry of Health Holdings (MOHH) has announced coverage will be taken over by a new insurer. Following our article on the possible introduction of mandatory malpractice insurance for Singapore, this recent news impacting 9,000 public health doctors could also see further pressure …

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