Month: November 2021

wellness benefits on health insurance

Your Guide to Wellbeing Benefits on Your Medical Insurance

Wellness benefits on your health insurance plan include routine medical checks at the most basic level. Routine health examination refers to tests and screening performed when no medical symptoms of illness are present. They are used as a preventative and early warning mechanism to promote and encourage good health.  Generally speaking, wellness benefits (also known as wellbeing benefits) on your medical insurance policy vary …

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American Expats’ Guide to Healthcare in Israel

Considering a move to Israel?  As an American expat in Israel, it is important to understand how the medical system in the country works. Costs of medical treatment in Israel vary considerably. Consequently, we have put together a hands-on guide that you can use when it comes to utilising healthcare services in Israel.   1. Public Healthcare  The government of Israel financially supports public …

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The World’s Best Cities for Expat Communities

Having to be away from friends, colleagues and family in your home country for a long time can be a real challenge.   One of the things that causes this process to be more comfortable is the growing expatriate communities in major cities all over the globe.  Cities with large expat communities can make you feel peace of mind as …

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what you need to consider when relocating with children

What you need to consider when relocating with children

You may have landed the job of your dreams in a far-flung country, or chosen to move for access to a better lifestyle, but making the decision to move your family abroad won’t have been easy.  You may worry about how your child will settle at a new school or adapt to the new lifestyle.  It’s undeniable …

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Deborah’s Story of Hip Replacement Surgery in Singapore

Deborah is a work-at-home Australian expat mother of one residing in Singapore. She moved from Sydney to Singapore.   “I relocated to Singapore because of my husband’s work. I settled here with my husband and my daughter,” she explains.   “The quality of life in Singapore is very high. The three of us are in love with Singapore’s weather and don’t miss the cold one! The dishes are incredible and the vibe …

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What is a Beneficiary in Life Insurance?

In this article, we look at the insurance term “beneficiary” on life insurance. We have put together a guide on what beneficiary is, how beneficiary works as well as some questions we get asked frequently about beneficiaries.  What does “beneficiary” mean?  Beneficiary is the person to whom the death benefit will be paid.  Can you have children …

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An Expat Guide to Individual Life Insurance in Malaysia

Life insurance in Malaysia is something that a lot of expats might at some point think about considering. Here we have put together a practical guide about the ins and outs of buying life insurance in Malaysia and what to look out for.   Cost of Life Insurance Policies  In Malaysia, different states have very different mortality rates which is the predicted age in which you might pass away. Mortality …

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what is second medical opinion

What is a Second Medical Opinion?

A second medical opinion refers to a situation in which you seek medical advice about a particular medical condition or a set of symptoms from two doctors.  Typically, patients seek a second medical opinion in two different ways.   Firstly, if your general doctor refers you to a medical specialist, then you are actually seeking a second medical opinion …

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how to select the right group health insurance

How to select the right group health insurance

Improving staff’s overall well-being has become increasingly important during the COVID-19 period. Corporations, SMEs and startups are paying more attention to group health insurance, since it is regarded as a preventive measure to maintain business continuity.   However, with a variety of policies available on the market, employers may find them similar and feel confused when it …

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