OPINION: Distinguished medical professor says 3M heathcare system is outdated and must go

Singapore Democrats, 28 Mar 2013
One of Singapore's most distinguished clinician teachers, Professor Feng Pao-Hsii, wrote last week in the Straits Times that "the 3Ms - Medisave, MediShield and Medifund - are out of date and there is a need to revamp the whole health funding system."
Professor Feng, who is also Emeritus Chairman of the National Arthritis Foundation Singapore, cited the denial of health insurance under Medishield to patients suffering from systemic lupus erythematosus, a chronic medical condition that cannot be prevented by any kind of lifestyle modification, adding that this "is a travesty of the very concept of an inclusive health-care system." Full story
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