Getting hospital insurance to beat the winter flu queues

Around the same time last year, we were writing about the Hong Kong health sector’s moves to address a common occurrence in Winter: excessive winter flu queues clogging up hospitals. Despite several measures being taken by the Hong Kong Hospital Authority and healthcare providers alike, demand for medical treatment at hospitals has again ballooned to …

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Major medical insurance: What exactly is it?

You might have heard this phrase before from a friend, HR manager or even your broker, and assumed that it’s just the name for the comprehensive and expensive medical plan? In reality, major medical insurance is an alternative term for inpatient, or hospital health insurance plans. Major medical plans are designed to cover expensive medical …

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5 things you should know about handling medical emergencies in HK

From unconsciousness to food poisoning and car accidents, medical emergencies can happen to anyone, anytime, and anywhere. What would you do if you or a family member suffered a medical emergency? Every second counts during an emergency and, while frightening, knowing what to do could quite literally save your life. To help, this post imparts …

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