Tag Archives: medishield

MediShield Life: Premiums up 100% after transitional subsidies?

By SY Lee and Leong Sze Hian / Image from Ministry of Health MediShield Life – everything also increase? We refer to the article “Enhanced benefits proposed for MediShield Life” (Today, Jun 6). The article reports that  there will be substantial increases in benefits for MediShield Life that will cover all Singaporeans for large hospital bills. Many of the claim …

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By-election candidate questions NCMP over remarks on medicare expenses projection

PAP Candidate in the Punggol East By-elections 2013, Dr Koh Poh Koon wrote on his facebook saying that Non-constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) Gerald Giam from Workers’ Party had made it sound so simple when he said in Parliament that it was “relatively easy” to project the likely payouts for medical insurance and the trends in the cost of medical expenses can be seen …

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Medifund helped over 0.5m patients?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Medifund supported more than half a million needy patients in 2012” (Straits Times, Feb 23). It states that “Medifund supported more than half a million needy patients who needed financial aid to pay for their medical bills last year – an 8 per cent increase over the previous year.” Medifund applications’ …

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