Ensuring peace of mind when hospital bills add up

People should be responsible for their own health - whether it is to stay fit or seek treatment when illness strikes.

So there is nothing wrong in having them pay for their own healthcare needs. After all, we pay for our own housing, food, clothes and a host of other things.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 15, 2019, with the headline 'Ensuring peace of mind when hospital bills add up'. Print Edition | Subscribe