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PAP lobby group wants more government help for seniors' healthcare needs

Published on Feb 6, 2014 5:36 PM
 
The PAP Seniors group wants the Government to increase public spending in six areas to ensure healthcare stays affordable for older Singaporeans, especially members of the pioneer generation. --ST FILE PHOTO: JOSEPH NAIR

The PAP Seniors group wants the Government to increase public spending in six areas to ensure healthcare stays affordable for older Singaporeans, especially members of the pioneer generation.

The new lobby group for ageing issues set out its six proposals in a paper released on Thursday.

They are for the Government to :

1) Pay a significant part of premiums for Medishield Life, a revamped national health insurance scheme that will cover everyone for life.

 
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