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SOME S’POREANS WITH PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS TO PAY 30% MORE FOR MEDISHIELD LIFE

1% of Singaporeans and permanent residents, or about 25,000 people, will need to pay 30% more in premiums for Medishield Life for 10 years after MediShield Life begins in November. This is because these people have serious pre-existing medical conditions and will need more help to offset their large hospitall bills. They will be notified through letters from the Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board. Of the 25,000, 23,000 of these individuals are uninsured or are insured under MediShield or Integrated Shield plans but with exclusions.

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OVERSEAS SINGAPOREANS WHO DO NOT PAY MEDISHIELD LIFE PREMIUMS MAY BE JAILED

I just read some things about the Medishield Life a while ago. In news report, they say that Singaporeans or PRs who live overseas are also required to pay Medishield Life premiums!? I am overseas now, and probably will be residing there for a long term. I will not likely benefit from whatever this Medishield Life thing because I am overseas and I have my own private insurance to cover. Yet I am being forced to make payment for insurance that will only benefit other people? How can like this one?

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