he soaring costs of healthcare are raising concerns among many of us, so the moves by the Health Ministry last month to try reining them in have been welcomed.
The key measure is that sales of insurance riders that fully pay your portion of the hospital bill - this typically means the bill is covered from the first dollar - will cease from April 1 next year. That's when a new rider that will include a patient's co-payment for a hospital bill becomes available.
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