Health insurance costs: How Hong Kong compares with other countries

A couple of weeks ago, we announced the release of Pacific Prime’s latest report looking at international health insurance costs in 100 locations around the world. Titled: Cost of International Health Insurance – 2017, our report presents a ranking of countries based on their average cost of health insurance, and analyzes them to help individual …

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Posture warning for young smartphone and tablet users in HK

With one of the highest mobile penetration rates among all individuals in the world, it’s no wonder why over 67 percent of children and youngsters in Hong Kong have bad posture. We’ve all seen the “smartphone zombies” roaming around the streets and MTR, but do you know about the widespread ramifications caused by Hong Kong’s …

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Outpatient insurance: What is it, what does it cover, and why do we need it?

When looking for a new health insurance plan in Hong Kong, one of the first questions your broker or insurance provider will ask is whether you’d like an inpatient only plan or a more comprehensive plan with inpatient and outpatient insurance cover. But, what’s the difference between inpatient and outpatient insurance? Also, what are its …

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Hospital insurance: What is it, what does it cover, and why do we need it?

Hong Kong is famed for its world class healthcare system, which has of late gained further recognition from their number one ranking in Bloomberg’s 2016 health-care efficiency index. When seeking healthcare you will find that both public and private hospitals in Hong Kong are modernly equipped and provide a high quality of service. That being …

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