Ministry of Health: CPF Medishield insurance premiums to increase after election

In a press release yesterday (Nov 7), the Ministry of Health indicated that the government will be increasing Medishield insurance premiums by end-2020, after...

CHAS: 1.3 million Singaporeans in poverty, Healthcare spending went down

According to state media Straits Times on Friday (Aug 24), the number of medical subsidies recipients under the Community Health Scheme (CHAS) have grew...

Lee Hsien Loong to raise MediShield Life premiums by 97% in 2019

According to the latest MediShield Life premium table published by the Ministry of Health, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be raising the premiums by...

Minister Gan Kim Yong: Elderly poor excluded from CareShield Life

Deliberately excluding elderly above the age of 49, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong demanded that old people would have to opt in and pay...

Straits Times: CPF MediShield Life premium to increase

Despite having increased the prices over 225% in the past two years and a drop in claims ratio, the companies are facing more losses...

ElderShield Review Chairman: No “free lunch”

The Chairman of the ElderShield Review Committee Chaly Mah told media reporters that the new mandatory insurance scheme will get more expensive because "there...

Minister Gan Kim Yong: Singaporeans aged 30 and above to pay new insurance CareShield...

The Ministry of Health (MOH) today (May 27) announced through state media Straits Times that Singaporeans aged 30 and above will now need to...

Gan Kim Yong: Singaporeans have “buffet syndrome”

Announcing yet another government-policy inflation yesterday (Mar 7), Health Minister Gan Kim Yong accused Singaporeans for spending too much on "unnecessary treatments" and having...

Singaporeans to pay more for compulsory Eldershield

According to "experts" interviewed by state media Straits Times, Singaporeans are expected to pay more for Eldershield after it is being made compulsory. Business...

Minister Tharman: Japanese abuse their universal healthcare system

When questioned why the poor have to pay to much out of their pockets for healthcare, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam criticised Japan saying...

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