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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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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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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What are insurers doing to combat medical fraud?

In June 2018, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has taken action to probe alleged medical fraud accusations after receiving a large number of complaints involving doctors, physiotherapists, insurance agents, and third-party administrators. As a matter of fact, according to our latest edition of Cost of Health Insurance report, insurance fraud has been and remains one …

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Medical fraud in Singapore is one of the reasons why your premiums increase

Medical fraud in Singapore is an ongoing issue. In December 2016, the Singapore Medical Council announced a new rule for medical care providers that stated they would no longer be able to share a percentage of the fees paid to third party agents in exchange for patient referrals. Despite this, a number of complaints concerning …

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How to obtain a health insurance plan that is cost-effective in the long term?

With the rise of people moving to new countries for work, love, or really any other reasons, securing an international health insurance plan that is cost-effective in the long term might be the only option to always stay covered and protect expats against already high (and rising) medical costs worldwide. While a lot of expatriates …

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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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Your guide to obtaining long term health insurance is now released

Our newly released Guide to obtaining long term health insurance leverages our team’s 18+ years of extensive knowledge in the industry to highlight the main reasons and strategies for securing long-term health insurance. This guide is an essential read for everyone who wants to learn more about securing the best long term health insurance. About …

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Renewing medical insurance for foreigners in Singapore

If you’re a new expat in Singapore, there’s a good chance that you’ve already come to appreciate a lot about the city-state. The dynamic, yet unrushed flow of the city, the amalgamation of cultures that are represented here, the delicious tastes and smells of local restaurants, and the generally pleasant demeanor of the locals all …

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Everything you need to know about renewing your health insurance plan

Just like any type of insurance, medical insurance is usually signed for a fixed term of one year with the possibility of renewing your health insurance. This allows you to extend coverage for another year without having to re-qualify for coverage. Most insurers offer a lifetime renewal option, but some policies are signed on a …

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