Debate on ministries' budgets

Policyholders worried about impact: Insurers

Soon after The Straits Times reported yesterday morning that six companies selling MediShield Life-linked health insurance had appealed to the Health Ministry (MOH) for policyholders to pay part of their hospital bills, insurance agent Alfred Toh was contacted by five of his worried clients.

They are among the 1.1 million people who already have full riders for their Integrated Shield Plans, which cover the deductible and the co-payment.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 08, 2018, with the headline 'Policyholders worried about impact: Insurers'. Subscribe