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Private medical insurance in China: How to beat the public hospital queues

Private medical insurance in China: How to beat the public hospital queues

China’s total healthcare sector is expected to surpass USD 1 trillion by 2020, making it one of the fastest growing health markets in the world. The Chinese Government spends just over 5% of its Gross Domestic Product on healthcare, but that figure is projected to..

Posted by Luther in Expat Health Insurance
How Pacific Prime helps you to find the best employee benefits

How Pacific Prime helps you to find the best employee benefits

One of the best ways to attract and retain the best talent in your industry is to offer an attractive benefits package. Yes, compensation is a key part of this but simply offering competitive pay won’t lead to happy employees. These days, you need to go further..

Posted by rmcbroom in Group Health Insurance
Beijing flu shots: Prepare now for influenza season

Beijing flu shots: Prepare now for influenza season

No matter what a person’s reason is for moving to Beijing, one thing is true for all people in the city: You have to breathe the same air as everyone else. As unpalatable as this truth may seem, given the general quality of Beijing’s air to begin with, it becomes..

Posted by Travis Jones in Illness
Shanghai maternity insurance: hospitals, fees, and coverage options

Shanghai maternity insurance: hospitals, fees, and coverage options

For many expats wanting to start a family, securing Shanghai maternity insurance is absolutely vital. There are a number of risks and concerns when going through pregnancy, and these can be made more difficult when trying to navigate the health options of a foreign..

Posted by Luther in Maternity Insurance
Health insurance costs: China vs other Asian countries

Health insurance costs: China vs other Asian countries

Ever wondered how much health insurance costs in China, and how it compares with other Asian countries? To investigate medical insurance premiums around the world, a recently released study by Pacific Prime, titled: Cost..

Posted by Jess in Expat Health Insurance, Health Insurance
New Beijing and Shanghai Maternity Insurance Guides released

New Beijing and Shanghai Maternity Insurance Guides released

Planning for a baby can be a rewarding yet daunting experience, and as such it’s important to find enough time to educate yourselves about the options available so that you never feel lost when it comes to pregnancy and giving birth in China. To help, we’ve released two brand new guides, both..

Posted by Jess in Expat Health Insurance, Health Insurance, Maternity Insurance, News
Large spike in births following the new two-child policy in China

Large spike in births following the new two-child policy in China

In an effort to reduce China’s ageing rate and combat its shrinking workforce, the Chinese government announced in October 2015 that they would replace their infamous one-child policy with a two-child policy. The new universal two-child policy, implemented in January 1 2016, now allows all couples..

Posted by Jess in Maternity Insurance, News
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