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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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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Uncovering your health insurance options in Singapore

Singapore, like many other major cities around the world, has a wide variety of choice for nearly all aspects of life. This includes health and health insurance. As someone moving here you will quickly find that the cost of healthcare is expensive, which means it will be a good idea for expats to secure health …

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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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Insurance inflation in Singapore: A closer look

Would you say things are looking up in Singapore? We would. At least, we would say many things are going up in the Lion City. Fortunately, our local economic condition and overall quality of life have been steadily improving over the past several years. Unfortunately, temperatures have also been rising, thanks to global warming. In …

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Pacific Prime releases new health insurance inflation report

Healthcare is highly affordable for a majority of people in Singapore. The Lion City’s superb public healthcare system, and the excellent management of it by the Ministry of Health and local government, allows Singaporean natives and those with PR status to receive high-quality, subsidized healthcare. Costs are then covered by funds from working people’s Medisave …

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Insurance options for self-employed people in Singapore

It’s definitely a new world that we are living in today. While we all remember the great stories from previous generations about being able to raise a family of four on a single income from a permanent full-time position with good pay, medical benefits, and pension plan, today the employment landscape seen by those entering …

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Do British expats in Singapore need health insurance?

Perhaps it’s a by-product of the colonial age, or simply not being satisfied to spend their entire lives on a single island, but people in the United Kingdom seem to have a penchant for not only traveling, but living and working abroad. While there are many options when it comes to destinations for living abroad, …

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New rules for Integrated Shield Plans

Healthcare systems can be fickle things. There is a balancing act that has to be done in order to maintain a sustainable system. Without proper guidance within a place’s healthcare system, medical costs can soar, quality of care can suffer, and patients can either be lost in bureaucracy or priced out of receiving care. What’s …

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