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Goodies for Children and Parents

The government has been very busy the past few days, announcing a spate of measures to help children and parents with their healthcare and various other costs. Needy kids get more help with healthcare costs (MOH) Raising and caring for your children (MOH) Enhance Child and Infant Care Subsidies for Lower and Middle Income Families (MSF) Marriage and […]

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Medishield Changes

Last Friday, MOH announced the confirmation of Medishield “enhancements” that they had proposed in a public consultation on Medishield changes in July 2012. The changes will take place from March 2013. Broadly, these are the changes: The Good a) Increase the coverage age from 85 to 90 years to ensure that our elderly remain insured as they live […]

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Of Medishield Changes and Public Consultation

I read with mixed feelings about the proposed changes to Medishield that were announced by MOH a couple of weeks ago. While some of the changes are positive, there will be a hefty increase in premiums. Coupled with an increase in deductibles, it means that while you will be paying more in premiums, you will […]

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CPF Healthcare Quiz Promotion

Test yourself and find out how much you know about Medisave and Medishield. Take part in the CPF Healthcare Quiz promotion between 30 July 2012 to 12 August 2012 and you could stand a chance to win $50 or $100 Capitaland shopping vouchers. Start Date : 30 Jul 2012 End Date : 12 Aug 2012 […]

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Medical Subsidies for PR to be Reduced

Yesterday, the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced an overall reduction of healthcare subsidies for permanent residents (PR). MOH will be reducing the healthcare subsidy for PRs for inpatient services i.e. Class B2 and C wards, day surgery and specialist outpatient clinics in the restructured hospitals. The reduction will be less for those earning less than $3200 […]

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