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Singaporean doctors protest against administrative fees by third party administrators
 

Singaporean doctors protest against administrative fees by third party administrators

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Costly fees imposed by TPAs have reduced the profit margin of private practitioners in Singapore and raised concerns about its impact on the ethics of healthcare delivery.
 
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22 Sep 2016 - General
 
This problem has been getting increased traction lately, and one feedback that I've heard from the public is that they feel like these doctors, especially private specialists, are being greedy as they get the perception that the doctors are trying to increase their cut of the fees.

What many probably do not see is that the mismatch is due to how TPAs receive a percentage cut of the doctor's fees. The doctors' main gripe is that the amount of work for a TPA to facilitate the...
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