10 most common reasons for hospitalizations in Singapore

Singapore’s society has long been aging, with over 26% of those aged 65 or older still working to support themselves. Last year, the city was ranked 4th in the world for average life expectancy by CEOWORLD Magazine, besting other developed economies such as France, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.   As Singapore’s elderly population grows, the …

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Back to School Safety and Insurance Tips for Schools

In Singapore, the end of the summer holiday marks the beginning of the school term, and early September is when schools need to be ready to welcome back their students. Preparation can start well in advance before the start of the new term, during which, the school’s risk management and safety procedures should be reviewed. …

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Singaporeans are living longer but struggle with skyrocketing medical costs

Singaporeans are living longer, but are struggling with hiking medical costs and health insurance inflation. The UN estimates that by 2035, 26% of Singaporeans will be over the age of 65 – more than double the 2015 figure of 11.7%. This finding, plus the fact that the fertility rate in Singapore stands at just 1.16, …

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Dermatological care and your private health insurance in Singapore

Singapore’s sunny climate is a source of bliss for many expats, but the perpetual heat and humidity can cause and/or aggravate skin conditions. If you suffer from skin woes like acne, hives, rashes, or eczema, you’re not alone – with the right dermatological care, you can better manage and take care of your skin. Dermatological …

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Introducing State of Health Insurance in Singapore Report 2018-2019

Pacific Prime Singapore is pleased to announce the release of the State of Health Insurance in Singapore Report 2018-2019. In its 2nd edition, the report highlights the top trends, changes, and issues facing the International Private Medical Insurance industry in the Lion City. Both individual and corporate audience can benefit from the report, as it …

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Insurance for Singapore millennials: ‘Fail to plan, Plan to Fail’

In 2018, Singapore millennials (Generation Y) accounted for 1.2 million people – roughly 22 percent of the total population in Singapore. Singapore Millennials, those born between 1981 and 1996 (22-37 years old), are now recognized as the emerging driving force behind its economy. Representing a quarter of the total population, they have tremendous influence in …

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The ins and outs of emergency hospitalization insurance in Singapore

Do you know how emergency hospitalization insurance covers you, as an expat, in Singapore? How much and in what instances do you need to pay for ambulance services? When should you head for emergency care and when is it better to head to a local clinic and save a bunch of money on ambulance charges? …

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5 things to consider when shopping for business insurance in Singapore

It might not be the most thrilling aspect of operating a business, but ensuring it has the right coverage not only gives you peace of mind, it’s also fundamental – and sometimes a legal requirement – for the protection and management of your business. Each year thousands of businesses owners across the globe lose their …

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