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Anti-smoking laws strengthened in Shanghai

Anti-smoking laws strengthened in Shanghai

China has one of the world’s largest populations of cigarette smokers; a 2010 study suggesting that there are as many as 300 million. With an estimated 1 billion smokers around the world, that means that China makes up nearly one-third of all cigarette users globally…

Posted by Luther in News
Expat dental insurance in China: Things to consider

Expat dental insurance in China: Things to consider

It is widely known that the cost of dental care varies greatly in China. This is especially true for private clinics, as you will find that advertised prices for dental procedures differ in every facility. Many expats prefer private clinics for treatment from staff that speak their language, the superior..

Posted by Jess in Health Insurance
China health insurance: Pros and cons of local vs. international plans

China health insurance: Pros and cons of local vs. international plans

Working abroad in China can be both a wondrous and daunting experience. In a land with such a rich culture and varied terrain, one can easily be captivated by the country’s beauty and color. However, the environmental hazards that have come with modernization and..

Posted by Travis Jones in Expat Health Insurance, Health Insurance
China retirement readiness falling: How to stay on track

China retirement readiness falling: How to stay on track

Retirement is something that needs to be on the minds of every adult, not just those who are nearing their golden years. In fact, planning ahead for three decades or greater is just what the doctor ordered when it comes to ensuring that your financial future is healthy..

Posted by Travis Jones in General Insurance, News
Maternity Insurance in China: Can you buy when you’re already pregnant?

Maternity Insurance in China: Can you buy when you’re already pregnant?

Mothers-to-be have so much to think about and plan for with regards to the arrival of their new bundle of joy. Baby showers, room decorations, picking the right colors for everything depending on if it will be a boy or a girl. These are the types of fun things that..

Posted by Travis Jones in Health Insurance, Maternity Insurance
Men in China should watch out for these diseases

Men in China should watch out for these diseases

When it comes to a man and his sense of manhood, there isn’t much that is more important to him than his sexual health and overall vitality. After all, as animals every man has an evolutionary predisposition to want to reproduce, and if a man cannot fulfill this duty..

Posted by Travis Jones in Illness
Having the healthiest pregnancy possible in China

Having the healthiest pregnancy possible in China

It can be daunting having a baby away from your home country, especially when considering that the Chinese healthcare system is likely very different from what you’re used to back home. There are a number of things you’ll need to consider in ensuring that you have the healthiest pregnancy possible..

Posted by Jess in Expat Health Insurance, Health Insurance

Looking at medical insurance inflation in China

As we reported last week, we have released our latest report on international private medical insurance inflation (IPMI). The report is available as a free download now from our website

Posted by rmcbroom in Health Insurance
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