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!    

MEDISAVE TO BE USED FOR CANCER SCREENINGS.

Mustafa Shafawi from Channel News Asia reported that with effect from July 1, patients will be able to use their Medisave for mammograms to screen for breast cancer and colonoscopies for colorectal cancers: The Ministry of Health (MOH) said this will help make the screening tests for more affordable and accessible to Singaporeans. Patients can … Continue reading

COVERAGE FOR MEDISAVE AND MEDISHIELD COULD BE EXTENDED.

Hetty Musfirah Abdul Khamid of Channel News Asia reported that the Ministry of Health in Singapore will continue to explore ways to make sure healthcare remains affordable in Singapore: This may include extending the coverage of Medisave and MediShield schemes. The Ministry will also study how to make it easier for patients to undergo day … Continue reading

MOST PEOPLE IN SINGAPORE ARE UNDER INSURED.

Jo-Ann Huang of Channel News Asia reports that Singaporeans are grossly under-insured: Insurance is all about protecting against the unforeseen but studies have shown that Singaporeans are 11 times underinsured. Experts said underinsurance is most common in adults aged 29 to 45 and young professionals and families with young children are more underinsured than others. … Continue reading

THE AIA INSURANCE SCAM.

This article was published in The Straits Times a few weeks back. It is a good read to increase one’s awareness of the practices of financial advisers. While most of the advisers out there are genuine people who wants to make a difference to your life, there are just some who cross the line for … Continue reading

ARE YOU WELL INSURED?

Saw this article on a local magazine some time back and thought it was a good read to share! Enjoy!

IN THE TWILIGHT OF ONE’S LIFE.

Have you ever wondered what would life be like when you retired? Sitting on your favorite furniture, rocking your way to soft music, and enjoying the time freedom that you now possess. Or even looking at the horde of children or grandchildren enjoying themselves with all the gadgets and play tools that you have bought … Continue reading

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

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.