As more Singaporeans enter their senior years, healthcare needs will grow. Major changes have been made in healthcare to make it more affordable, accessible, and comprehensive.

Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS) subsidies for GP clinics will be enhanced in three ways:

Extended to cover ALL Singaporeans for chronic conditions, regardless of income Lower to middle-income Singaporeans who are CHAS Orange cardholders will also receive subsidies for common illnesses Increased subsidies for complex chronic conditions

Note: Updated as of 15 April 2019 with the updated information from Budget 2019


TL;DR – A Singaporean’s guide to CHAS card and all its subsidies

As announced in Budget 2019, the CHAS card is not just for lower-income Singaporeans anymore,