Hospitalisation and surgery (H&S) insurance coverage is a must have for everyone. What might not be perceived as a must have is the rider that is usually offered and one possible reason is that this is an out of pocket item which means that we cannot use our Medisave savings to pay for it.

However, I am quite happy to pay for the rider and will encourage anyone who can afford the rider to get it. Early last year, I shared that:

“So, it means that I only have to pay 10% of my total medical bills if I were to be hospitalised and this 10% has an annual cap of $3,000 in my case. So, if my hospitalisation and related bills were to total more than $30,000 in any year, I would still pay a maximum of only $3,000.”

Hospitalisation bills could turn out to be quite burdensome. Knowing …