Organ donation in China on the rise: does insurance cover such treatments?

The act of donating an organ to save the life of another cannot be understated. When the country banned the harvesting of organs from executed prisoners in 2015, concerns were raised about the future of patients waiting for an often life saving transplant. Luckily for those people, recent statistics have shown that voluntary organ donation …

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Tips for staying healthy during your IVF cycles

Recently, we wrote about the release of our new In Vitro Fertilization guide for China. This free resource provides some excellent information and understanding for hopeful parents who have experienced barriers in trying to conceive. Our previous blog article discussed a few of the reasons why parents might find themselves needing In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) …

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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 increase rapidly as the population continues to increase and age. …

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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 of International Health Insurance – 2017, analyzes the cost of international health insurance in 100 countries, and provides a regional comparison …

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