Americans in Hong Kong and the ACA

The last five and a half years has been interesting with regards to health care and health insurance, especially so for Americans who have seen a dramatic change in the availability of health insurance in their country due in large part to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as ‘Obamacare’. Officially enacted in March …

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Little known tips to better group and corporate health insurance implementation

In Hong Kong companies are constantly struggling to attract and retain qualified staff, as has been highlighted in numerous reports including an Employee Engagement report released by Kelly Services in 2014 that found that, “only 18% of Hong Kong employees felt “totally committed” to their employers”. One of the ways companies, especially HR teams, are …

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Health insurance and alcohol – what is the connection?

Late September and October is a busy time for many expats here in Hong Kong. First there are a number of public holidays in late September and early October, followed shortly thereafter by a number of popular festivals including a week-long beer fest, month long Oktoberfest, and finally halloween. One thing all of these events …

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Finding the optimal family health insurance plan

When you have a family, simply having insurance coverage for yourself is not enough. The thing is, some company-sponsored insurance plans may not extend coverage to your whole family – leaving you to find coverage yourself. If you are looking for family health insurance you will quickly find that there are so many options available …

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