Getting insurance for AIDS/HIV in Singapore

AIDS is possibly one of the most feared incurable diseases in the world. What’s more, fears about infection can easily turn stigmatization in our society that is based on a lack of knowledge. While we see that there is a relatively low incidence of AIDS in Singapore, and more advances in treatment in recent years, …

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Thalassemia in Singapore: Is your baby at risk?

Thalassemia is a genetic, inherited blood condition, which is caused by an abnormal gene. It is the second most dangerous disease disrupting normal blood flow after anemia. It comes in two main forms: minor and major. While life with minor thalassemia can be totally normal, people suffering from the major type must undergo blood transfusions …

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How long is parental leave in Singapore?

Becoming parents for the first time is undoubtedly an emotional roller-coaster of an experience. There are heaps of things to be worried about and prepared for, from naming your baby, buying the right utensils and tools, and having prenatal check-ups to choosing the hospital for delivery and getting health insurance for your newborn child. It …

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What is the cost of Singapore health insurance in 2018?

Bloomberg ranked Singapore’s healthcare system the most efficient in the world in 2014. Divided into a public sector with subsidized medical care for citizens and permanent residents, Singapore also has some world-class private hospitals for those who can afford them. So if you are an expat living in Singapore but not a permanent resident, your …

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Find out the cost of international health insurance in 2018

Pacific Prime Singapore is committed to the idea of simplifying insurance through the regular release of annual guides and reports, among which the Cost of International Health Insurance report is one the most crucial ones. In this year’s iteration, while still illuminating on the cost of international private medical insurance (IPMI) for individuals and families …

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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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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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