COMMERCIAL HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS IN MALAYSIA: A GENERAL ANALYSIS

  • Phua Kai Lit Community Medicine Section International Medical University
Keywords: Healthcare costs, private health insurance, financial protection

Abstract

Healthcare costs are rising in Malaysia for various reasons. Thus, some people have responded by purchasing private health insurance to protect against catastrophic illnesses and huge medical bills. In this paper, a comparative analysis of private health insurance plans of different types is done to determine if they do provide adequate coverage and adequate protection against heavy financial loss. The results indicate that all of the eight private health insurance plans in this study do not provide adequate coverage and adequate financial protection because of various restrictive terms and conditions.

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Published
2002-09-01
How to Cite
Phua Kai Lit. (2002). COMMERCIAL HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS IN MALAYSIA: A GENERAL ANALYSIS . Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine, 2(2), 43-46. Retrieved from https://mjphm.org/index.php/mjphm/article/view/1244
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