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MediSave Maternity Package 

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, as well as for delivery expenses, incurred at both public and private healthcare institutions.

The MediSave withdrawal limits are up to:

MediSave withdrawal limits

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.

  • 1. Who is eligible for the increased MediSave withdrawal limits for pre-delivery expenses? Do these limits apply to both public and private healthcare institutions?

    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.

  • 2. What is the average amount that Singaporeans spend on pre-delivery expenses? On average, how much would a Singaporean couple see their out of pocket (OOP) costs reduced, by the policy change?

    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.

Last Updated : 3 Sep 2018