Topping up your employee insurance with dental benefits

Nowadays, many Singaporean firms provide health insurance to their employees as a way to attract and retain talents. While for some employees the insurance provided by their company is already enough, many find that the coverage is too basic to truly meet their needs. However, instead of purchasing a standalone insurance policy, topping up the …

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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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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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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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