Tag: Insurance

Does Malaysia need a Single Payer Healthcare System?

Malaysia has a 2-tier healthcare system – private and public The private healthcare system is paid for by consumers “out of pocket” or by private health care insurance (personal or corporate/employers) The public healthcare system is borne by the Government

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Do we really need a Government run Health insurance scheme?

The Health Minister recently announced PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry is seriously considering a national health insurance scheme which is run and supported by the government, the minister, Dr S Subramaniam, said yesterday. He said the scheme would be voluntary and

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Incentives to stay healthy

Recently a medical doctor called for incentives for Malaysians to stay healthy. I happen to think she is on the right track though some were rather critical. I think both the carrot and stick approach can be utilised to encourage

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