Under the Chronic Disease Management Programme (CDMP), the Ministry of Health (MOH) allows the use of Medisave for outpatient treatment for some medical conditions that can cause joint and muscle aches, pain and stiffness in many patients.
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
Knee arthritis is one of the most common causes of knee pain in many people.
Other affected joints can include the neck, back, shoulder, hip and other smaller joints.
If you suffer from any one of the above condition(s) be it an existing illness or a newly diagnosed one, you can participate in this programme.
Details on Medisave Use
For each bill, patients will need to co-pay 15% of the bill in cash. Medisave can be used to pay for the remaining amount.
Annual withdrawal limit:
Withdrawals will be subject to an annual outpatient withdrawal limit of $400 per Medisave account with effect from 1 Jan 2012.
Patients can also use the Medisave of their immediate family member(s) to pay for their treatment, up to a limit of $400 per year per account. A maximum of up to 10 accounts may be used.
Immediate family member refers to a member’s spouse, child or parent.
Grandparents who are citizens or permanent residents of Singapore may use the Medisave of their grandchildren as well.
To find out whether your condition can be covered under this program, simply call: