Singapore Medical Association warns doctors not to tell insurers too much about patients

A doctors' body has taken objection to a form drawn up by the Life Insurance Association, claiming that it seeks too much needless information about a policyholder's medical condition.
A doctors' body has taken objection to a form drawn up by the Life Insurance Association, claiming that it seeks too much needless information about a policyholder's medical condition.PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Plans to curb spiralling healthcare costs by getting all patients to co-pay part of their medical bill may have run into a roadblock.

The problem: A doctors' body has taken objection to a form drawn up by the Life Insurance Association (LIA), claiming that it seeks too much needless information about a policyholder's medical condition.

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