Tag Archives: deductible

Downgrade to standard Integrated Shield Plan? Balance benefits and savings first.

With the launch of the standard Integrated Shield Plan (IP) plan come 1 May 2016, Singaporeans will have another affordable option for their healthcare needs. All the 6 health insurers – Aviva, AIA, AXA Life, Great Eastern, Prudential, NTUC Income – will offer this plan that provides coverage on top of Medishield Life (ML). The… Read More »

Be Familiar with Your Health Insurance

Quite a number of my clients were hospitalized in the past 2 years for reasons ranging from total knee replacement, 2nd stage prostate cancer, spinal surgery to removal of benign tumour in the womb, appendicitis surgery, cataract surgery and dengue fever. Though it is never good news to be hospitalized, what is crucial is to know… Read More »

Should You Continue with Your Integrated Shield Plan?

When changes to the current Medishield were announced last year, I was asked by a number of people whether it makes sense to give up on their medisave approved integrated shield plan and just go with the ‘new and improved’ Medishield Life. Before we look at the differences between the two, let’s first understand what Medishield… Read More »