Key features of personal accident insurance

Key features of personal accident insurance

You never know what life can bring you. While we all hope for the best, certain things are out outside our fields of influence, and everyone can fall victim to serious accidents and illnesses. That’s where personal accident insurance comes in. It offers the protection that you or your family will need, should anything happen …

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Key features of personal accident insurance

Key features of personal accident insurance

You never know what life can bring you. While we all hope for the best, certain things are out outside our fields of influence, and everyone can fall victim to serious accidents and illnesses. That’s where personal accident insurance comes in. It offers the protection that you or your family will need, should anything happen …

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What is umbrella insurance and do you need it?

What is umbrella insurance and do you need it?

If we list out all forms of personal insurance one would need in their entire life, life insurance may be the first that springs into your mind. Health insurance, accident insurance, home and motor insurance might come after. However, even if you have purchased all these above-mentioned policies, when you are involved in a car …

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rural China

Addressing medical care concerns of expats in rural China

If you’re reading this article when it is first published, Happy New Year! We’re off and running in 2019, and we hope that you, like us, have a plan in place for the coming year. For many, a new year coming in marks a time for change. For some of us, these steps can be …

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rural China

Addressing medical care concerns of expats in rural China

If you’re reading this article when it is first published, Happy New Year! We’re off and running in 2019, and we hope that you, like us, have a plan in place for the coming year. For many, a new year coming in marks a time for change. For some of us, these steps can be …

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What is the cost of a colonoscopy in Beijing and Shanghai?

Whether you have already scheduled a colonoscopy screening appointment, or have a family history of colorectal cancer and are thinking about a preventive screening session, knowing in advance what to expect in terms of the procedure itself is an excellent way to start the preparation process. Knowing the cost of a colonoscopy in Beijing and …

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IPMI market trends identified in the Cost of health insurance report

Pacific Prime has identified potential IPMI market trends for 2018

Recently, Pacific Prime China has released the fourth edition of their Cost of International Health Insurance report. The report presents and analyzes figures and insurance market trends in an easily digestible way. Anyone who is interested in learning about the cost of health insurance around the world will not be disappointed. This year’s report presents …

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IPMI market trends identified in the Cost of health insurance report

Pacific Prime has identified potential IPMI market trends for 2018

Recently, Pacific Prime China has released the fourth edition of their Cost of International Health Insurance report. The report presents and analyzes figures and insurance market trends in an easily digestible way. Anyone who is interested in learning about the cost of health insurance around the world will not be disappointed. This year’s report presents …

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Breastfeeding Complications

Breastfeeding complications: When to see a doctor

Nursing is amazingly beneficial, both for mother and baby, but sometimes things can go wrong. Most breastfeeding complications occur due to latching problems, which mother can effectively treat herself. However, some of the symptoms, if left untreated, can cause pain and discomfort, and even dishearten a newborn from suckling naturally from the breast. In today’s …

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How to stay safe in the light of the recent Chinese vaccine scandals?

The recent Chinese vaccine scandals have yet again put in question the safety measures local authorities take when it comes to admitting vaccines into the local market. This time, a major vaccine producer in China, Changsheng Bio-tech, had produced ineffective DPT (diphtheria, whooping cough, and tetanus) vaccines. They were distributed to approx 215,184 children aged …

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tcm coverage

Limitations of TCM coverage in employee benefits

Whether you are an employer or an employee in China, you likely will have at least a passing familiarity with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Even if you are an expat in China, it really should come as no surprise that having access to TCM is important to Chinese people. Depending on where you are, and …

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cyber security seminar

Announcing the Pacific Prime China Cyber Security Seminar!

Pacific Prime China is proud to announce a seminar we will be holding on Wednesday, January 31st 2018. This will be an excellent event for any individual, business, or other organization that is concerned with securing their electronic data and systems both online and off. In particular, the event will contain information specific to the …

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wearable tech and insurance companies

How insurance companies in China can leverage wearable tech

It’s not just smartphones that are proliferating the world over. Wearable tech, types of devices worn by consumers to track health and fitness information, are also experiencing a mass increase in user adoption. In fact, more than half (52 percent) of Chinese consumers own a smart wristband, and 42 percent own a smartwatch. As more …

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Mental health issues Chinese students

Mental health issues Chinese students in the US might experience

Studying abroad can be a stressful situation for many reasons. Being away from home, friends, and family, as well as the pressure to deliver results at work can lead to certain mental health issues that students in the US, whether from China or anywhere else, might experience. Parents should be aware of what difficulties their …

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New Year’s Resolutions

Why you should not make New Year’s Resolutions this year

In general, it’s a good idea to make promises and plans to lead a better, healthier life. However, waiting for the end of the year to do so is not necessarily the best idea. New Year’s resolutions are made at the time of year when we tend to look back and contemplate our past year, …

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New guide about chronic pain care providers in China released

The back hurts yet again. We’ve certainly slept poorly; a lousy mattress is to blame. The pain lingers, until one day we find that it’s staying for good. When we notice that pain, we start to seek help, but we’re also confused with what type of treatments are available, and where to find them. Chiropractic, …

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Fringe benefits and employee loyalty in China

The economic development of China in the past decades has been nothing short of a miracle. The country has successfully morphed from a centrally-planned economy to one of the biggest marketing-oriented countries in the world since the 1990s. But as economic growth begins to slow and the market starts to mature, it is getting increasingly …

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small business health insurance

Your introduction to small business health insurance in China

Did you know? Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) make up about 97% of all businesses in China. Although SMEs play such a vital role in driving China’s economic growth, many of these enterprises do experience problems when it comes to financing. Concerns about the bottom line can make it more difficult for smaller businesses to …

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company benefits

Company Benefits: Why using an insurance broker is the superior choice

It’s that time again. The time for businesses to start planning ahead and ensuring that their company benefits in 2018 are addressed and ready to go. This is because many insurance companies raise their rates at the beginning of a new year. Due to this, companies the world over need to revisit their company benefits …

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hpv guide

Your guide to HPV care and insurance cover in China

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are considered a taboo topic that many people prefer not to talk about. The fact of the matter is, however, that almost every sexually active person is going to get Human Papillomavirus (HPV) at some point in their lives. While most forms of HPV are benign, certain types of the virus …

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flu season

Flu season is back! Be prepared in Beijing.

Yep. It’s that time again. The air has a crisp chill to it, and we’re quickly finding that it’s time to switch out our shorts and tank tops for long trousers and jumpers. With the change in weather, as well as the days where people may be caught unprepared for low temperatures, we will begin …

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international and private school insurance solutions infographic

Unveiling our new international and private school insurance infographic

If you’re an avid follower of our WeChat account or blog, you’ll likely know that we recently released an industry-leading guide on the most essential and recommended international and private school insurance solutions. To further highlight the key points detailed in our school insurance guide, Pacific Prime China is thrilled to announce the release of …

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