17 Aug '12, 1am

Dr Tan Lip Hong: The SDP National Healthcare Plan (NHP) is a government-run national health insurance scheme in...

Dr Tan Lip Hong: The SDP National Healthcare Plan (NHP) is a government-run national health insurance scheme in...

For particular illness and treatment. Overall cap remains.) Is the SDP NHP Scheme Feasible? Do the sums work out under the NHP? In other words, where are the funds going to come from and are they sustainable in the long run? In 2010, the Total Healthcare Expenditure (THE) in Singapore was $12 billion. Of this, the Government Healthcare Expenditure (GHE) was $4 billion (33%), and the Private Healthcare Expenditure (PTE) was $8 billion (66%).It is estimated that by then, the total Healthcare Expenditure (THE) would reach $14.7 billion. Under the SDP NHP, the annual premiums paid by residents is estimated to come to a total of $1.3 billion . The total 10 percent co-payment amount is estimated to come to a total of $ 600 million . In additional, additional private healthcare spending by residents is estimated to reach $2.3 billion . This means that total Private Healthcare Exp...

Full article: http://yoursdp.org/publ/perspectives/2-1-0-1099

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