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Enhancement of Community Health Assist Scheme & Medisave Usage

MOH has announced more details on the initiatives on healthcare affordability which were first announced by PM Lee Hsien Loong in his National Day Rally last weekend. The key changes will be an enhancement to CHAS, as well as an extension of the use of Medisave. All the changes take effect from 1st January 2014. There are […]

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Suggestions for a Better Singapore Healthcare System

The Government Parliamentary Committee (GPC) for Health has made several suggestions to the government to revamp our existing healthcare system. The suggestions cover the use of Medisave, Medishield and the amount of subsidies that we get. The announcement of the suggestions is a way for the government to test out the ground reaction to the […]

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Singapore Budget 2012

Singapore Budget 2011 was announced by Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam last Friday. The full Singapore Budget 2012 can be downloaded here. Apart from the changes affecting companies, what would be some of the changes or initiatives what would affect individual Singaporeans either directly or indirectly? Here’s a quick summary of some of them: An acknowledgement that […]

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Community Health Assist Scheme

The Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS), which was previously known as the Primary Care Partnership Scheme (PCPS), has been enhanced to benefit more people from January 2012 this year. Patients who qualify to be on the CHAS will be able to receive subsidised outpatient medical treatments for acute and chronic conditions as well as basic […]

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