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Healthcare Insurance companies in Singapore....

Post by FelineUK » Mon, 25 Aug 2008 9:37 pm

I have been working here in Singapore for about 18 months now and am now looking to stay longer term. So, I think its about time I got myself some good heathcare insurance coverage. I am searching the web and have come across all sorts of companies worldwide offering healthcare insurance but am looking for one based here in Singapore (mostly as my earnings are in S$ and GBP£ rate is not the most cost effective at the moment).

I am looking for names of reputable brokers / companies to obtain quotes from. I am looking for full coverage, hospital, doctors etc... and am even open to the options of discussing coverage for pre-existing conditions (sports injuries).

So if you can let me know useful links that could help my search, please feel free to reply. My search continues, all experience and findings from expats here most welcome :)

Many thanks,

Sue

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 26 Aug 2008 1:08 am

Try my links page.
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Post by Thaiclan » Wed, 17 Sep 2008 8:58 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Try my links page.
Its a great list sms...but I can't find any Insurance heading or listing??...please direct my blind eyes! :D

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 17 Sep 2008 10:40 am

:oops!: :shit:

I have the text but haven't finished all the links so it wasn't uploaded on the server yet. It would seems that in the course of everything else I forgot about it.

Thanks for the heads up.

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Post by Pookah » Thu, 18 Sep 2008 11:02 am

Kwiksure are a well known broker with an office in singapore
http://www.kwiksure.com.sg/website/

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Post by Pookah » Fri, 19 Sep 2008 12:21 pm

As for the currency, if you get an international insurance policy you can normally pay in any currency you like, as far as I know... I guess what you mean is you don't want a UK company? International insurers should somehow balance the costs worldwide...

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Post by sierra2469alpha » Fri, 19 Sep 2008 4:29 pm

Pookah wrote:As for the currency, if you get an international insurance policy you can normally pay in any currency you like, as far as I know... I guess what you mean is you don't want a UK company? International insurers should somehow balance the costs worldwide...
Hi Pookah - afraid not - to clarify this: Most of the big insurers outside of SIN, for worldwide coverage quote in $USD, unless you purchase the insurance in what they consider to be your original home country (in our case Australia). If we purchase, say a Colonial worldwide coverage in Australia, as Aussies, we can pay in $AUD. However, our broker, who is based in HKG, has products from all over the world, but payment is in $USD. We were pretty shocked, so checked directly with the insurerers, and sure enough, $USD. Admittedly, these are worldwide plans with the full emergency stuff. Maybe we're talking different products?

Sue: We've done a bit of research on local vs. expat insurance - happy to share it with you. Just PM us.

Cheers, P & C

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