New health insurance in Hong Kong could reduce financial healthcare burden

Hong Kong health Insurance News

The policy is geared toward people up to the age of 75 and may reduce the expense shouldered by the government. The health insurance industry in Hong Kong is getting ready to launch a new form of coverage that is designed to cater to people in their 60s and early 70s, which could help to significantly ease the financial burden that has been weighing on government healthcare services. Recent predictions have shown that the cost of government health services could rise by over $36 billion (HK$285 billion) by 2041. This…

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Hong Kong to install their first independent insurance authority

Hong Kong is home to the most authorized insurance companies in all of Asia. The insurance market in the fabled city-state has been experiencing wondrous growth for several years thanks to the relatively lax regulations imposed upon the industry. In fact, Hong Kong currently has no singular authority in charge of regulating the insurance industry. This will soon change, however, as the government prepares to the first independent insurance authority. Government officials are now consulting with several insurance experts to gain insight on the initiative. The overall aim of the…

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