MediSave

MediSave is the national medical savings scheme that helps individuals pay for their personal or immediate family's medical care. Learn about MediSave resources and usage.

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What is MediSave?

MediSave, introduced in April 1984, is a national medical savings scheme which helps individuals put aside part of their income into a medical-focused savings account to meet their future personal or immediate family’s hospitalization, day surgery and certain outpatient expenses.

Under MediSave in Singapore, every employee contributes eight to 10.5 percent (depending on age group) of his monthly salary to a personal MediSave account. The savings may be withdrawn to pay the hospital bills of the account holder and his immediate family members.

Related: A Way to Reduce Outpatient Cost for Chronic Disease

Contributing to MediSave

Find out exactly how you are contributing to MediSave.

Withdrawal Limits

For a summary of the MediSave withdrawal limits, click here.

Medical Claims Authorisation Forms

From 30 June 2015, use the Medical Claims Authorisation Forms (MCAF) to make withdrawals from your MediSave account, claims from MediShield and/or your Integrated Shield Plans (IP) for your medical expenses. Find out more about the Medical Claims Authorisation Forms.

MediSave Usage For the Self-employed


MediSave Usage for Health Screening and Cost Management

Health screening enables you to find out if you have a particular disease or condition, or potential health risks, even if you do not have any symptoms or signs of disease. Learn more about MediSave for health screening.

Chronic diseases like diabetes or heart disease are significant causes of illness and death in Singapore. These diseases often require long-term care, which may result in accumulating medical costs. Find out more about how you can use MediSave to help pay part of the outpatient cost.

MediSave Usage for Marriage and Parenthood

With the MediSave Maternity Package (MMP), parents can use their MediSave for delivery expenses and pre-delivery medical expenses such as consultations and ultrasound. Learn more about the marriage and parenthood schemes.

MediSave Resources

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