We will all grow old and fall sick. It is only natural.

Not to be saddled with huge medical bills which we find impossible to pay, I am sure all of us will agree that having a good hospitalisation and surgical (H&S) insurance policy is important.

Of course, a good H&S insurance policy is not going to be cheap but would you believe me if I were to tell you that we could possibly get one for free?

Free? Am I nuts? Well, maybe, but this is how I look at it:

Build up our CPF Medisave Account (CPF-MA), stay healthy and not use the money in our CPF-MA for as long as possible. Yes, that is all there is to it. Why?

The CPF-MA attracts a 4% annual interest and if our CPF-MA has enough funds, the interest it pays would be enough to cover the insurance premium …