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MEDISAVE 700 - AN ENHANCEMENT OF THE EXISTING MEDISAVE500 SCHEME:

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ENHANCEMENT: HIGHER OUTPATIENT MEDISAVE WITHDRAWAL LIMITS

 

With effect from 1 Jan 2021, eligible patients suffering from complex chronic conditions will have a higher Medisave withdrawal limit (up to $700) to fund their outpatient treatments, up from $500 previously.

Before 1 Jan 2021

$500 for both simple and complex chronic conditions

From 1 Jan 2021

$500 for simple chronic conditions

$700 for complex chronic conditions

Please refer to the table below for the criteria for each of the withdrawal limits.

Patient Status

Description

MediSave Withdrawal Limit

Complex Chronic

A patient would be considered a complex chronic patient if he/she has:

 

(a) Received treatment for two or more different CDMP conditions in a visit; or

 

(b) Received treatment for at least one CDMP condition with recognised complications.

$700 per year

Simple Chronic or other approved outpatient care for patients with no chronic conditions

a) A patient would be considered a simple chronic patient if he/she has received treatment for only one CDMP condition

 

b) Other approved outpatient care would include vaccination for eligible patients under the National Adult/Childhood Immunisation Schedule

 

$500 per year

ENHANCEMENT: CHANGE IN BASIS OF MEDISAVE500/700 WITHDRAWAL LIMITS

 

The annual withdrawal limit has been changed from per-account basis to per-patient basis.

 Those with insufficient savings in their own MediSave can continue to tap on their family member’s accounts, up to the prevailing withdrawal limit of $500 or $700.

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For more information, please refer to the following MOH or CPF website.

https://www.moh.gov.sg/cost-financing/healthcare-schemes-subsidies/medisave

https://www.cpf.gov.sg/Members/FAQ/schemes/healthcare/medisave

 

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