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GPC wants more clarity on MediShield Life coverage

Jan 10, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

The Government Parliamentary Committee (GPC) for Health is asking the Health Ministry for more clarity on how many subsidised patients get full coverage under MediShield Life.

Three years since its launch, questions are being raised on why two in 10 patients are not getting full cover, and if this needs to be addressed.

GPC chairman Chia Shi Lu told The Straits Times that claim limits were based on data for the previous decade, and "this may not be an accurate reflection of needs a...