Healthcare

Why are 37% of medical insurance claims denied in Vietnam?

Why do your insurance claims get more denied in Vietnam Asia than in your country? In this article, you will understand why Expat medical insurance claims are 37% more denied in Vietnam than in your country. Most relate to the Asian culture and healthcare management practices. Healthcare professionals and Health Insurers in Vietnam Our consultant’s role is …

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What are the Pharmacy Risks Concerning Medicine in Vietnam?

HealthCare: what you should know about the pharmaceutical drug ‘business’ Medicine and Pharmacies are difficult to control as virtually everything is permitted: advertising, selling, traditional medicines, non-prescription, home storage. Prices can vary from 1-to-10 for the same medicines. Prescription and over-the-counter drugs are a volume and repeat business Expats are mostly surprised by the volume …

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Recognize Fake Insurers Through 5 Criteria Screening

New to Vietnam? Selecting the right health coverage can be overwhelming How our professional insurance selective criteria can help you select suitable coverage. It’s free, as insurance agents are paid by insurers. We look at a real case study of a fake insurer. This article uses our 5 professional criteria for selecting a trustworthy insurer: it …

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Should I over insure my family for Covid? Do I need a Covid cost strategy?

From a health perspective, Vietnam is among the most vulnerable countries to the Covid pandemic. Most medical equipment, biological products, vaccines, medicines… have to be imported because they are not being produced domestically. The purchase of vaccines is slow due to the acceptance of the manufacturer/ distributor. Healthcare has become the most expensive aspect in …

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Why is inbound travel insurance essential for expats?

Many countries around the world are making safe travel a priority in the coming year. In Vietnam, the tourism industry is expected to rebuild with strong recovery plans. Travel insurance is recommended as mandatory for all travelers. It helps cover the expenses of examination, treatment, hospitalisation, medical evacuation and repatriation. Plus, travel insurance is one …

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Market has focused primarily on plans in relation to Covid insurance

The impact of Covid is one of the biggest risks to various industries. Businesses are struggling with the frenzy of the Winter/ Christmas sale season as they are scaling or renewing their entire operations because of the Covid pandemic.  Most businesses do not have insurance for the pandemic. Right now, they are racing to buy protection against the next outbreak. …

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Ask these questions before picking an insurance plan for expat in Asia

The questions you need to ask your insurer Here are the right questions to ask your insurer and get the answers in writing or in the terms and conditions (what you usually call the treacherous fine prints). For a few hundred dollars per year, you can have peace-of-mind pursuing your professional endeavours in Asia, knowing that unexpected …

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Vietnam’s healthcare system has undergone a radical transformation

This is thanks to the Vietnamese government pushing for universal healthcare, and as a result, over 80% of citizens in Vietnam now have access to healthcare. The current healthcare system is a mixture of both public and private facilities. Public facilities make up the majority of the system, and they focus on four different levels of …

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