Singapore, 8 May 2018 – ERA Realty Network (ERA) today announced that all its agents will be entitled to additional medical coverage under a new comprehensive group healthcare plan that addresses their medical, dental and wellness needs. This healthcare scheme augments the protection covered under the company’s existing group hospitalisation insurance scheme, as well as the free annual health-screening program, which were launched more than 20 years ago.
This initiative is in line with the government’s push for providing better benefits and protection for self-employed personnel and freelancers in Singapore. The subscription fees will be fully paid for by the company.
“By offering this new healthcare plan and support, we hope to give our self-employed employees a greater peace of mind. With additional health care plans for outpatient treatments, they can take charge of their own health,” said Jack Chua, Chief Executive Officer of ERA.
As one of the largest real estate agencies in Singapore, ERA has more than 6,000 self-employed agents. Under the new healthcare plan, all its agents and staff will enjoy additional outpatient health benefits at over 400 healthcare organizations such as 100 per cent coverage for general practitioner and traditional Chinese medicine consultations and discounted rates for dental services, specialist consultations as well as beauty and body treatments. Under this scheme, agents can also choose to cover up to four dependents for an annual fee of S$15.
|Health Screening||Complimentary basic health screening by Mednefits health partners|
|Outpatient GP||100% GP consultation covered by Mednefits. Only need to pay for medicine|
|Dental Care||Up to 30% off on basic dental services. Enjoy discounted rates for scaling and polishing, tooth fillings, gum treatments and more|
|Health Specialist||Save up to 60% on specialist consultations. Ophthalmology, orthopaedic, physiotherapy and more|
|Traditional Chinese Medicine||100% consultation covered by Mednefits. Only need to pay for medicine and treatment|
|Wellness Benefits||Save up to 40% on beauty & body treatment, massage therapy, fitness classes, etc.|
ERA also offers other support and protection to its agents:
- Leader Dependent Scheme: In the event of accidental death, the company will pay the estate of the deceased any applicable management fees for the next 2 years