Medisave is a national medical care savings scheme in Singapore. It is one of 3 CPF accounts into which Singapore citizen or PR who makes CPF contributions (or whose employer makes CPF contributions) will have.
You may choose to use Medisave for full /partial payment towards the approved dental procedures.
Procedure for using Medisave
The Medisave account holder will need to sign the Medisave Authorization form before the surgical procedure is commenced. (a pdf of the Medisave Authorization form can be downloaded below)
In addition the following supporting documents need to be produced:
1) a photocopy of the Medisave account holder's NRIC (both front and back)
2) documentation indicating the Medisave account balance
3) a photocopy of the patient's NRIC (if the patient is not the Medisave account holder)
Immediate family members
CPF Board currently permits your immediate family members to use their Medisave account to help you pay for your surgical procedure. For this purpose, immediate family members are defined as : spouse/parents/child of the patient. Please note that siblings, grandparents, grandchildren will not be considered immediate family.
Dental procedures you can use Medisave to pay for include :
Medisave Withdrawal Limit
The amount of Medisave funds you are able to use for a particular procedure depends on the Withdrawal limit set by the CPF Board (cached page) and the CPF medisave account balance.
Our dental clinic is Medisave accredited with the Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board and the Ministry of Health (MOH). You can therefore use Medisave to pay for approved dental procedures. The prevailing regulations and conditions stipulated by CPF Board and MOH will apply.
If you have a Singpass you can check your Medisave balance here. Find out more or apply for Singpass here
Our dental practice also does not charge an administrative fee for processing Medisave deductions.
Medisave deduction cannot be used for dental treatment that are not found under the CPF Accreditation scheme, such as dental extraction, root canal treatment, dental crowns, restorative( such as crowns, bridges, fillings), orthodontic treatment, dentures, teeth whitening etc.
You will need to sign a Medisave Authorisation Form to authorise the CPF Board to use your Medisave account to pay the dental bill.
For more details on Medisave scheme, members can contact the CPF Board at telephone number 1800-2271188 or visit the CPF Board’s website or the Ministry of Health’s website.
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All information here is general in nature, is covers common situations. it is not possible to cover all possible situations should not be used as a substitute for specific professional advice on your specific situation.