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Why Switching Health Insurer May Not Be Such A Great Idea

Are you considering switching your current Integrated Shield Plan (IP) to another insurer’s? Or know of a friend or family member who is planning to do so? Please do them a favour and tell them to read this blog post before making that move. Let us look at some reasons why people switch to another… Read More »

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 »

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 »