MediShield Life: Answers to 101 frequently asked questions
By Linette Lai
MediShield Life, which replaces MediShield, will take effect on November 1, 2015. The compulsory all-inclusive health insurance scheme provides lifetime coverage for all Singaporeans and permanent residents, regardless of age or pre-existing health conditions. Reporter Linette Lai, with help from the Ministry of Health, puts together a comprehensive guide to the new scheme. Here are the answers to 101 frequently asked questions.