Tag Archives: professional fees

Transparency in Pricing Data

The Straits Times published today an article highlighting that Parkway has launched an initiative to make public the prices of common procedures. This is a great start, not perfect but ‘green shoots’ and I hope that this will set in motion a movement towards greater pricing and quality transparency. The Straits Times asked me for a […]

Aftermath of the Susan Lim Case: Thoughts on charging a “fair and reasonable fee”

“It is therefore clear, in our view, that every doctor is under an ethical obligation to charge a fair and reasonable fee for services rendered to his or her patient. The corollary of this is that overcharging would constitute an abuse of the trust and confidence placed by a patient in his or her doctor, […]