Chronic Disease Management Programme (Medisave)
MEDISAVE 700 - AN ENHANCEMENT OF THE EXISTING MEDISAVE500 SCHEME:
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.
For more information, please refer to the following MOH or CPF website.