Pioneer Generation Package 

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Introduction

The Government has introduced the Pioneer Generation Package to honour and thank our pioneers for their hard work and dedication. They have made Singapore what it is today.

Pioneer Generation Package

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BENEFITS AT A GLANCE

The Pioneer Generation Package provides healthcare benefits for all Pioneers, for life.

(i)   Subsidies for Outpatient Care

(a)  At clinics under the Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS):

All Pioneers will receive special subsidies at CHAS General Practitioner (GP) and dental clinics. 

A list of clinics under the Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS) can be found here.

(b)  At polyclinics or Specialist Outpatient Clinics [1] (SOCs):

Pioneers will receive an extra 50% off their bill for subsidised services from 1 September 2014.  From 1 January 2015, Pioneers will receive an extra 50% off for subsidised medications at polyclinics and SOCs.

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Pioneer Generation benefits for outpatient treatments are available at the following public hospitals and institutions:

(i) Polyclinics

·         SingHealth Polyclinics
·         National Healthcare Group Polyclinics[2]

[2]               Includes BreastScreen Singapore (BSS) services offered by Medi-Rad Associates Ltd at Outram Polyclinic.

(ii) Public Hospitals

·         Alexandra Hospital
·         Changi General Hospital
·         Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
·         KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
·         National University Hospital (Singapore)
·         Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
·         Singapore General Hospital
·         Tan Tock Seng Hospital

 

(iii) National Specialty Centres

·         Institute of Mental Health
·         Jurong Medical Centre
·         National Cancer Centre of Singapore
·         National Dental Centre of Singapore
·         National Heart Centre of Singapore
·         National Neuroscience Institute of Singapore
·         National Skin Centre (Singapore)
·         Singapore National Eye Centre


[1]              
Only for subsidised patients at the Specialist Outpatient Clinics at the hospitals and specialist centres.

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(ii)  Annual Medisave top-ups

Pioneers will receive Medisave top-ups yearly, for life. The amount is fixed, depending on the year the Pioneer was born.

Born in

Amount of Medisave top-up

1945 – 1949

$200

1940- 1944

$400

1935-1939

$600

1934 or earlier

$800

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(iii)  Pioneer Generation Subsidies for MediShield Life Premiums

Pioneers will receive generous generous Pioneer Generation Subsidies of between 40 – 60%, depending on age.

Click here for more info on Pioneer Generation Subsidies.

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(iv) Pioneer Generation Disability Assistance Scheme

Pioneers with moderate or severe disabilities can receive cash assistance of $1,200 per year to help with their care expenses. 

For details of the above-mentioned benefits, click here.



RELATED LINKS:

www.pioneers.sg

www.chas.sg

www.silverpages.sg/pioneerDAS