Are MediShield Life payouts lower than subsidised fees?

Either the national health insurance claims limits are too low, or public health institutions are charging fees that are too high for those procedures. Time to square the circle.

Good healthcare is not cheap.

To ensure that all Singaporeans can afford the medical treatments that they need, the Government provides generous subsidies for people opting for basic medical care without frills.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 04, 2019, with the headline 'Are MediShield Life payouts lower than subsidised fees?'. Print Edition | Subscribe