Are the revised SMC ethical codes and guidelines too vague?
Here we review some of the points in the recently changed ethical codes and guidelines by the SMC, reviewed after 14 years.
19 Sep 2016 - General
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In light of the recent uproar amongst Singaporean doctors about payments to third party administrators (TPA), it doesn't seem as if the new SMC ethics code and guidelines have been enough to address this issue.
These matters are especially important in private healthcare, where many patients require the support of their medical insurance policies in order to afford the rates that top surgeons command. In order to gain access to these policy holders, many private specialists and doc...
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