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MediShield Life replaced MediShield from 1 Nov 2015. All Singapore Residents are automatically covered under MediShield Life. Prior to 2015, figures refer to MediShield Scheme.
2 In the past years, applications for all Intermediate and Long-Term Care (ILTC) services were classified together as a category. For FY12, Medifund applications for ILTC services were further differentiated into three types of services — i) Non-Residential Services (by attendances), ii) Intermediate Term Residential Services (by admissions), iii) Long Term Residential Services (by bed months) — to better reflect the different nature of the services. The number of ILTC Medifund and Medifund Silver applications in FY12 is a summation of these services in their respective units. Hence, FY12 ILTC figures onwards are not comparable with preceding years. na - not available
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