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2018/11/13 | Siok Hui Leong

Health Care for All: The Good & Not-So-Great of Taiwan's Universal Coverage

Taiwan’s health care system is often measured against the world’s best. But is this model of accessible and ‘cheap’ health care viable in the long run?

2018/09/03 | New Society For Taiwan

A Comprehensive Breakdown of Insurance Deductions from Salaries in Taiwan

Have you ever wondered whether you are paying the correct amount in insurance and pension contributions every month? This handy guide will help you find out.

2020/12/01 | TNL Staff

New Rules for Overseas Taiwanese on Health Insurance Proposed

The new rules, as a part of the government's efforts to reduce the long-run deficit in the budget for the national healthcare system, are expected to affect more than 170,000 Taiwanese people living abroad.

2016/08/19 | ZiQing Low

Expat Couple Shocked by US$41k Taiwan Hospital Bill

An expat couple in Taiwan have started a crowdfunding campaign after being hit with a surprise medical bill after the birth of their twin daughters.

2016/08/22 | Edward White

Expats' Huge Hospital Bill Shows Taiwan's Law Needs Changing: Lawyer

As a flood of donations pours in, a Taiwanese legal commentator says the law excluding the newborns of foreigners in Taiwan from immediate insurance coverage needs changing.

2017/03/13 | Tim Ferry

Will Healthcare Bankrupt Taiwan?

Taiwan’s population is rapidly aging, challenging its vaunted healthcare system to continue supplying quality, affordable healthcare to all citizens.

2020/08/06 | Patrick Ng

Reforming Taiwan’s National Health Insurance System: The Problem

Hailed as one of the world's best healthcare systems, Taiwan's national health insurance is facing the risk of bankruptcy. What went wrong?

2020/08/07 | Patrick Ng

Reforming Taiwan’s National Health Insurance: Bundled Payments Model

Taiwan has nearly two decades of successful experience with bundled payment programs. Expanding these programs is a priority for the country.