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Health Ministry unveils Healthy Living Masterplan
One in two Singaporeans can look forward to having access to at least three healthy living options at the doorstep of their home, office and school ...

MOH Remains Vigilant Against MERS-CoV
The Ministry of Health (MOH) and its hospitals will continue to be vigilant in testing for cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS...

Union Proposes Changes to MediShield Life Scheme
The National Trade Union Congress (NTUC) has called for deductibles – the amount individuals have to pay before insurance kicks in – of those above th...

Mental healthcare
I will like to suggest increase the subsidy of low income mental health patients, especially those with little family support. This is a group which i...

Maid relief claim (Income Tax)
With the population of seniors and single's growing. Hiring of maid to take care of parents is common for both sexes. Wonder why the government onl...

cpf
I understand senior citizen like me can use medisave to settle out patient bills..but recently when I paid my bill at nuh they didn't..please advise.....

Help Children Care for Aged Parents
Delivering a keynote address at the opening of the Healthcare in Asia Summit yesterday (20 March), Health Minister Gan Kim Yong reiterated the importa...

Staying Healthy is Key to Keeping Healthcare Costs Low: Gan
Speaking at a feedback forum jointly organised by Ministry of Health and REACH yesterday evening (20 Mar), Health Minister Gan Kim Yong assured partic...

Insurance Companies
There are constant in the press for the government to excert control on insurance companies and medical practioners . It's the blame game. Insurance s...

About time to look into Elderly issues as a whole
Dear MOH, It is great that your ministry is looking into the home care of elderly now. However, I think the government must view the issue as a whol...

Healthcare Hidden Cost passing to Companies
Many companies are now buying medical care plan for their employees. These clinic outpatient cost from AIA, AVIVA, Prudential . . . . covers normal GP...

PSI, PM2.5 and Smoking
To MOH, Question 1: If I smoke a cigarette for 5 mins, what would be the on-the-spot PSI approximation/calculated-guesstimation [1, 2, 3, 4] to an ...

More To Benefit From Income Cap Rise For COMCARE
Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing announced in Parliament yesterday (13 Mar) that from July this year, the household income ca...

Healthcare Model Needs To Change
To provide good, effective and affordable healthcare for Singaporeans, the Ministry of Health (MOH) will continue to increase efforts to build up Sing...

Subsidies and Top-Ups Will Make MediShield Life Affordable
Health Minister Gan Kim Yong has given Singaporeans a strong assurance that MediShield Life insurance will be affordable. In Parliament yesterd...

Medisave Use to Be Expanded
Minister of Health Gan Kim Yong announced in Parliament yesterday (12 Mar) that the use of Medisave will be expanded and become more flexible.

Mr
I welcome the Pioneer Packages. However, I will like to say that, it is not so much the free or reduced cost of healthcare we are looking for...we wa...

MediShield Life Review Committee’s Prelim Recommendations
The MediShield Life review committee has recently submitted its preliminary recommendations to the Ministry of Health.   Its preliminary include: ...

Government to Manage Possible Hike in Healthcare Demand
Acknowledging that Budget measures to help Singaporeans meet the rising healthcare costs could lead to a spike in demand and result in higher costs, H...

Home care for elderly parent
As the government is promoting home care for elderly parents, would they consider the following:- 1) waiving the FDW levy of $120 for those who are s...

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