Updates from Today.
We will improve healthcare financing to give all Singaporeans more peace of mind. We will remove the age floor to include younger Singaporeans in Community Health Assist Scheme. We will also increase subsidies (now 50 per cent) for lower and middle-income patients visiting Specialist Outpatient Clinics.
We will revamp MediShield, to become MediShield Life because it will cover for life, not stop at 90. MediShield Life will give better protection for very large bills so patients will pay less out-of-pocket. Premiums will be higher but the Government will subsidise those who can’t afford the premiums.
We must take care of our pioneer generation. They are special and have worked hard to build today's Singapore. The Government has launched the Pioneer Generation Package to help them pay for their MediShield-Life premiums.
The Government will provide more healthcare subsidies, and therefore Medisave contribution rates must go up.
ND Rally: More young S'poreans to qualify for CHAS
Medishield revamped, will cover all for life
A compilation and summary of PM Lee's National Day Rally 2013 Speech from his Facebook account, covering topics such as home ownership, healthcare, and education.