Medishield Enhancements: Health Minister Gan
Health Minister Gan Kim Yong has stressed the importance of insurance in a country's healthcare financing.
He said the government wants to encourage lower-income families to be covered by its insurance scheme, MediShield.
Mr Gan said this in response to questions from reporters, on his ministry's plan to provide wider coverage from the first quarter of next year.
He said it has to calibrate MediShield enhancements very carefully, including extending coverage for congenital and neo-natal conditions.
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