Thursday, October 19, 2017

Health

Dubai to implement ‘no insurance, no visa’ policy

Dubai to implement ‘no insurance, no visa’ policy

New regulation aimed at expatriates, to be enforced from 1 August 2015.

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Mers Attacks: Insurers consider pandemic protection

Mers Attacks: Insurers consider pandemic protection

The outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers) in Korea has highlighted the limited insurance options for pandemic cover.

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Singapore prepares to roll out compulsory health insurance scheme

Singapore prepares to roll out compulsory health insurance scheme

Ministry of Health initiative gathers pace with household check exercise.

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Allianz launches new products targeting PWDs in Malaysia

Allianz launches new products targeting PWDs in Malaysia

Plans to cooperate with NGOs supporting PWDs in distributing the products.

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India plans higher solvency requirement for health insurance players

India plans higher solvency requirement for health insurance players

Plans to raise the solvency margin to up to 200% for group health.

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South Korea offers MERS insurance for visitors

South Korea offers MERS insurance for visitors

Free coverage aimed at relieving concerns over the MERS outbreak in Korea.

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Myanmar insurers to start selling health insurance

Myanmar insurers to start selling health insurance

Policies will be sold under a one-year trial commencing 1 July.

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China Life Insurance launches first overseas unit in Singapore

China Life Insurance launches first overseas unit in Singapore

Singapore to offer a wide range of products, including health insurance and investment options.

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Samsung partners Ping An for digital health platform in China

Samsung partners Ping An for digital health platform in China

Partnership expected to fast-track the adoption of remote health monitoring systems in China.

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Japan passes healthcare insurance reforms

Japan passes healthcare insurance reforms

Contribution percentages for patients aged 75 and over will be increased.

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Hong Kong tops table of health insurance premiums among expats

Hong Kong tops table of health insurance premiums among expats

High cost of living, rising healthcare costs, and high volume of plans purchased attributed, according to a report.

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