The Medisave withdrawal limit for pre-delivery expenses will be doubled from $450 to $900 for mothers who have delivered on or after 24 March 2016.
Parents can make Medisave claims for pre-delivery expenses such as pre-natal consultations, ultrasound scans, tests and medications, on top of the Medisave Withdrawal Limits for delivery expenses, incurred at both public and private healthcare institutions.
To claim for pre-delivery charges from Medisave, parents need to present the bills incurred for pre-delivery medical care to the hospital where their baby is delivered. The hospital will help the parents submit these bills, together with the delivery expenses, for Medisave claims under the Medisave Maternity Package.
For more information on the Medisave Maternity Package, please visit MOH’s website.
All mothers who delivered on or after Budget Day 2016 (24 March 2016) are eligible for the enhanced Medisave withdrawal limits for pre-delivery expenses. The enhanced limits can be used at both public and private healthcare institutions.
The amount of pre-delivery expenses can vary significantly, depending on the type of care that the couple chooses and whether it is subsidised or not. Basic subsidised pre-delivery care in KKH, including consultations, investigations and scans, costs about $900. This can be fully covered by the enhanced Medisave Maternity Package.