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Give patients in S'pore better choice by having insurers share common pool of IP panel specialists

Doctors in private practice may charge any amount they want as long as it is considered reasonable. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - The seven insurers providing coverage for Integrated Shield Plans (IPs) have been working hard to increase the number of doctors on their panels to give policyholders more choice.

Four have promised to have more than 500 specialists on their panels by the end of 2021, while two have committed to at least 450 and one 250.

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