Moving to the USA? What Hong Kongers should know about US health insurance

With the U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong reporting a surge in visa applications from Hong Kong citizens, now is a better time than ever for people in Hong Kong to fully understand health care in the United States of America. Whereas the Department of Health in Hong Kong provides subsidized health care services to every …

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6 Cold Weather Threats to Health and How to Prevent Them

The coldest weather of the year is set to hit Hong Kong, with weather experts expecting temperatures to dip below 10 degrees Celsius, and rumors flying about a potential snowstorm. Brr! While you probably don’t need to worry about a city-wide blizzard, Hong Kong’s cold weather can still have an impact on everyday health. Read …

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Workplace Health Insurance: Is It Enough?

Ask a Hong Kong employee if she’s happy with her employer-sponsored health insurance policy and the likely answer is – yes. That’s because on the whole, workplace health insurance policies in Hong Kong are a good supplement to the public system. With employer-sponsored insurance, a resident can attend private clinics or hospitals and enjoy shorter …

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