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.
Ministry of Health Singapore