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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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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Singapore health insurance for kids: 5 reasons it may be the right choice

Singapore is seemingly a very safe place. With an extremely low crime rate, low levels of corruption, one of the world’s lowest drug abuse rates, a highly educated population, and excellent levels of general health, Singapore is simply a great location for anyone who is, or plans on, raising a family. Additionally, when trouble does …

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The top 5 expat health insurance solutions in 2018

Whether you’re a relatively new expatriate now living in Singapore, or you’ve been residing in the Lion City for years now, it can pay to refresh your memory when it comes to important aspects of life in the city, like medical care. Especially if you have not had any medical problems recently, it can be …

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“Why am I not getting pregnant?”: 5 common fertility problems in Singapore

Have you been trying for a baby but without any luck? Fertility problems are actually more common than one might think. In fact, one in six couples worldwide have difficulty conceiving, a trend that is closely mirrored in Singapore. Couples can, however, increase their chances of getting pregnant by undergoing fertility checks to detect any …

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