10 TOP COMMON MYTHS OF SINGAPORE HEALTH CARE

As part of helping the public understand Singapore’s health care system, Ministry of Health has published an e-document! Click on the picture to find out more!     Advertisements

MORE SINGAPOREANS ARE NOW COVERED BY HEALTH INSURANCE.

Channel News Asia reports that Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan said 88 per cent of all Singaporeans are now protected by MediShield, and that its coverage is growing: Writing in his blog, the minister said the number of uninsured young Singaporeans has gone down by more than half to 17 per cent last year, as … Continue reading

WHAT TYPE OF INSURANCE ARE YOU EXACTLY COVERED UNDER?

Think about the policies you have. Most people think that 1 insurance policy is enough. Others think that having many financial plans from insurers constitute their wide coverage. You might want to run through your policies and think again. Covering oneself financially is not about having many plans from insurance companies or just having a … Continue reading

HOSPITAL LISTINGS IN SINGAPORE.

If in case, you are looking out for information with regards to hospitals in Singapore, here are a few links: Hospitals.SG Wikipedia’s List The first link has information on where the hospital is located and some background data. The second link differentiates the hospitals into Private and Government-Restructured Hospitals. It is useful to read up … Continue reading

ARE MEDISAVE AND MEDISHIELD ENOUGH?

Many people think that the hospitalization and surgical plans (MediSave and MediShield) that are managed by our government using the CPF monies are enough. Well, it is clearly not the case. The following is an excerpt from the Life Insurance Association of Singapore. Health insurance protects you and your family from the financial loss you … Continue reading

THE REAL FACE OF HEALTHCARE.

Take a while and think, maybe it is time to plan for the uncertain and the unexpected. Take a peep at the following video and find out more about protecting yourself financially in an event of an hospitalization.

DUSTING THE DIRT OFF THE GOLD.

Just went through a heap of old articles and dug up the following: Lee Hui Chieh, Wed, Aug 08, 2007 The Straits Times Everyone knows a horror story. A simple procedure turns into a nightmare of complications, inflating a hospital stay from days to months, and the cost in the process. That was what happened … Continue reading