HAZE SUBSIDY SCHEME

What is it?

 

Note: The Haze Subsidy Scheme has to be activated by Ministry of Health.

 

The Haze Subsidy Scheme provides children, the elderly and lower and middle-income Singaporeans with affordable treatment for haze-related conditions, which are, allergic rhinitis, asthma, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), conjunctivitis and upper respiratory tract infections (URTI).

 

Under this scheme, Pioneers will pay no more than $5, and other eligible Singaporeans will pay no more than $10. MOH will subsidise the remaining costs. Public Assistance (PA) cardholders enjoy fully subsidised care.

WHO ARE ELIGIBLE?

  • All Singaporean children (aged 18 and below) and elderly (aged 65 and above);

 

  • Singaporeans who are on any of the following schemes:

    -Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS);

    -Public Assistance (PA)

    -Medical Fee Exemption Card (MFEC);

    -Medical Fee Assistance Card (MFAC); and

    -Pioneer Generation (PG).

  • Singaporeans who earn a monthly income of $1,800 and below (averaged over the last six months), based on self-declaration using an official form.

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Resources:

Ministry of Health Singapore

HealthHub