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Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS)

CHAS

Enjoy subsidies at General Practitioner (GP) and dental clinics near your home under the Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS).

To qualify for CHAS you must:

Be a Singapore Citizen 

Have a household monthly income per person˄ of $1,800 and below OR Annual Value (AV)# of residence must be $21,000 and below for households with no income

˄ Household monthly income per person refers to the total household monthly income divided by the total number of family members living together.  For example:  A family of four staying together with a combined monthly income of $7,200 has a monthly income per person of $1,800 ($7,200 ÷ 4 = $1,800).

# AV is assessed by IRAS. An AV of up to $21,000 covers all HDB flats and some lower-value private residences.

CHAS covers 19 Chronic conditions (instead of 10): 

Anxiety

Asthma

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Bipolar Disorder 

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Dementia

Diabetes

Epilepsy

Hypertension (High blood pressure)

Lipid Disorders (e.g. High cholesterol)

Major Depression

Nephritis/Nephrosis

Osteoarthritis

Osteoporosis

Parkinson’s Disease

Psoriasis

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Schizophrenia

Stroke

GPs from participating CHAS clinics are able to refer patients to Specialist Outpatient Clinics (SOCs).

For more information or to apply for CHAS, please click here.


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