Government Schemes

Medisave was designed to help Singaporeans pay for their medical expenses on chronic conditions and vaccinations at GP clinic.

Under this scheme, the patient of their immediate family members can withdraw up to $500 per Medisave account per year to pay for the following outpatient medical expenses.

 

Chronic Disease Management Program

 

  • Diabetes

  • Hypertension

  • Stroke

  • Lipid Disorder (Cholesterol)

  • Asthma

  • Dementia

  • Bipolar order

  • Major Depression

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

  • Parkinson Disease

  • Osteoarthritis

 

Vaccinations Program (Adult and Children)

 

Singaporean can use their Medisave to pay for vaccinations such as pneumococcal and influenza, Cervical Cancer and Hepatitis B vaccinations.

 

Our childhood vaccination allows the combination of both Medisave and Baby Bonus for payment.

 

For cervical cancer vaccination, the approved age for Medisave usage is for ladies age between 9 to 26 years old.  Our clinics carry both Gardasil and Cervarix vaccines which are approved for the prevention of disease caused by Human Papillomavirus (HPV). 

 

Medisave Grant for Newborn

Newborn citizens will get a Medisave account with a grant of $3,000 in their Medisave account.

This grant can help parents defray the costs of their child’s MediShield premiums, as well as other healthcare expenses such as vaccinations.

Medisave Claimable for Adult Vaccinations

 

A new list of adult recommended vaccines are also Medisave claimable with effect from 1st November 2017.
(For persons aged 18 years and older as recommended by MOH)

 

  • Influenza 

  • Pneumococcal

  • Cervical Cancer vaccination

  • Tetanus,diphtheria and pertussis

  • Measles,mumpsand rubella (MMR)

  • Hepatitis B

  • Chicken Pox

Baby Bonus Program

Our childhood vaccination packages and medical bills can be paid through the Child’s Development Account (CDA).

 

Parents can use their Baby Bonus cash gift and/or savings in their Child Development Accounts (CDA) to pay for all consultations, procedures, vaccinations, including pneumococcal and hepatitis B vaccinations, at Baby Bonus approved medical institutions. The Baby Bonus and CDA can also be used to pay for siblings’ vaccination.

To register your child for this scheme, please come down to our clinic with the following documents:

 

  1. Your NRIC if you are the trustee of the child

  2. Your child’s Birth Certificate

  3. Your child’s Baby Bonus NETS card

Baby Bonus Program for Childhood Vaccination Packages

Ministry of Health has approved the use of Medisave $500 per annum scheme for the following vaccinations and conditions.

 

All childhood vaccinations under the NCIS (National Childhood Immunisation Schedule) for Medisave is claimable up to $500 per annum per account holder. Parents can also choose to pay with the combination of baby bonus and Medisave.

Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS)

At Etern Medical, we are able to manage patients with chronic conditions using both CHAS card and CDMP program.  Our patient is able to use their Medisave for the outpatient treatment of the same set of chronic conditions covered under CHAS. 

 

CHAS cardholder will receive subsidies for treatment of chronic conditions and/or common illnesses and selected dental services at participating CHAS clinics.

 

The following are covered under CHAS:

 

Common Medical Illnesses:

 

  • Abdominal pain

  • Cough, cold and flu

  • Diarrhea

  • Fever

  • Headache

  • Muscle, bone and joint pains

  • Skin infection and rashes

  • Sore eyes

  • Urinary tract infection

 

Chronic Conditions:

 

  • Diabetes

  • Hypertension (High blood pressure)

  • Lipid Disorders (e.g. High cholesterol)

  • Stroke

  • Asthma

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

  • Major Depression

  • Schizophrenia

  • Dementia

  • Bipolar Disorder

 

Do remember to bring along your CHAS card when visiting our clinic.

 

Pioneer Generation (PG)

From 1 Sep 2014, all pioneer generation will be placed on CHAS. For those who are already on CHAS, they will be able to enjoy additional subsidies.

 

The subsidies benefits will be as follows:

 

Acute Conditions: $28.50

 

Chronic Condition under CDMP - Simple: $90

 

Chronic Condition under CDMP - Complex: $135

 

Health Screening under HPB - ISP: From $28.50 (Consult Only)

Do remember to bring along your PG card when visiting our clinic.

Screen For Life (SFL)

 

Ministry of Health and Health Promotion Board have enhanced the Screen for Life (SFL) programme to encourage more Singaporeans to go for recommended health screenings and follow up treatment. 

 

Eligible Singaporeans, including PG and CHAS card holders, can enjoy subsidised health screenings. The services are free of charge for PG card holders, $2 for CHAS card holders and $5 for other eligible Singaporeans.

 

Please bring along your letter and NRIC when you book an appointment or visit at our clinics.

 

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