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What are chronic diseases?

Chronic diseases, broadly defined as illnesses that are progressive and may require long-term medical attention, can be costly to manage overtime.

Aimed at ensuring timely and affordable healthcare treatment for Singaporeans, the Chronic Disease Management Programme (CDMP) helps patients reduce their out-of-pocket expenses when seeking outpatient healthcare for their chronic conditions.

First, find out which conditions does the CDMP cover:

1. Diabetes Mellitus/ Pre-diabetes
2. Hypertension
3. Hyperlipidemia (Lipid Disorders)
4. Stroke
5. Asthma
6. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary
Disease (COPD)
7. Schizophrenia
8. Major Depression
9. Bipolar Disorder
10. Dementia
11. Osteoarthritis
12. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia


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13. Anxiety
14. Parkinson's Disease
15. Chronic Kidney Disease (Nephrosis/Nephritis)
16. Epilepsy
17. Osteoporosis
18. Psoriasis
19. Rheumatoid Arthritis
20. Ischaemic Heart Disease
21. Allergic Rhinitis
22. Gout
23. Chronic Hepatitis B

How can you use Medisave to manage your chronic disease? 

Medisave500/ Medisave700 Scheme


At Dr Panda Medical Centre, patients with chronic diseases covered under the CDMP can use up to $500 per patient per year to pay for their outpatient medical treatment of these diseases. The claim is increased to $700 per patient per year for patients with complex chronic conditions. A 15% co-payment on every outpatient bill is required. Other than chronic diseases, you may also use your MediSave for other healthcare needs. 

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