In your academic journey with Medical and Health Insurance, you will develop knowledge and understanding about the principles and practices of transacting private medical insurance (PMI) business, the provision and operation of PMI within the wider healthcare sector, the ability to apply knowledge and skills to practical situations, and the ability to synthesise different aspects of the syllabus and apply them to given scenarios.
This text provides a practical, managerial approach to the subject and gives you a rich variety of examples and applications to illustrate the main principles through simple, yet effective learning aids.
Each chapter begins with a list of learning outcomes that you can expect to achieve by studying the topic. This is followed by a statement on why the topic is important. Together, they set out a clear contextual framework for you, within which you will conduct your study, being at all times conscious of why you are studying the topic.
This text begins with an introduction to the structure of the Malaysian healthcare system, its role, and relationship with the medical insurance providers, and discusses the growth of medical insurance in Malaysia. It then describes the operation of the market for private medical insurance, its underwriting procedures and claims management, and discusses the tax and legislative issues and their implications, before summing up with the private medical insurance marketing strategies.
Scattered throughout, are insightful thought primers that will set you thinking of what you have just read, learning activities and case studies that will help you reflect on issues as if you were facing them in the real-world.
Towards the end are a collection of rich review questions and tutorial questions to help you assimilate what you have learned and put your knowledge and skills to the test.
Klang Valley, Johor, Penang: 1-3 days; Rest of Peninsular Malaysia: 1-4 days; Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei: 5-7 days. All in working days