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Fresh beginnings with new fee guide for doctors

Revival of benchmark comes amid sliding medical tourism, falling margins for insurers and prospect of surge in premiums

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After a decade, Singapore is back where it started on the prickly issue of benchmarks for doctors' fees. Amid the sense of déjà vu, there is greater hope this time round that the long overdue benchmark may have more success.

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AFTER a decade, Singapore is back where it started on the prickly issue of benchmarks for doctors' fees. Amid the sense of déjà vu, there is greater hope this time round that the long overdue benchmark may have more success.

In 1987, the Singapore Medical Association (SMA...

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