Thursday, 7 March 2019
Please consult a doctor if you have any of the symptoms:
1. Persistent cough
2. Coughing up blood
3. Shortness of breath
4. Chest pain
5. Hoarse voice
6. Unexplained weight loss, no appetite
From Apr 1, 2019, coverage under the national health insurance scheme MediShield Life will be extended to include inpatient treatment for serious pregnancy and delivery-related complications.
This is expected to benefit up to 4,000 patients a year, said Senior Minister of State for Health Edwin Tong during the Committee of Supply debate on Wednesday (Mar 6).
“This will provide more assurance to expectant parents who may face large hospitalisation bills as a result of these complications, he added.
Following consultations with senior clinicians, the coverage of MediShield Life, which focuses on large hospital bills and selected costly outpatient treatments, will be extended to cover 24 complications. These include eclampsia, cervical incompetency and postpartum haemorrhage, under the existing inpatient claim limits.
Read more @ https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/medishield-life-coverage-extended-to-serious-pregnancy-delivery-11316798
You may want to read Guide to everything you need to know about CPF Medishield Life