Only the best care for the Merdeka Generation

Subsidies for the hands that shaped the nation

Are you or your parents part of the Merdeka Generation? Did you know that the flu, chronic conditions, and select dental services are eligible for Merdeka Generation subsidies?

Raffles Medical Group is a proud partner of the Government’s Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS), where through our primary care and dental network, you or your parents can have access to subsidised private healthcare. Accessible through our extensive network of clinics, this means little out-of-pocket costs when the Merdeka Generation decides to visit a GP clinic or a dental clinic for quality care.

Learn more about the Merdeka Generation

Introduced by the Government in 2019

This scheme aims to honour and thank the Merdeka Generation for their contributions.


Born between 1950 and 1959

The Merdeka Generation set the foundation for the labour force today.

Half a million Singaporeans are part of the Merdeka Generation

500,000 Singaporeans will benefit from the Merdeka Generation scheme.

Who is eligible for the Merdeka Generation Scheme?

You or your parents are eligible and considered part of the Merdeka Generation if:

  • They are Singaporean citizens who were born from 1 January 1950 to 31 December 1959 AND
  • Became a Singapore citizen on or before 31 December 1996.


  • Were born on or before 31 December 1949 AND
  • Became a Singapore citizen on or before 31 December 1996 AND
  • Did not receive the Pioneer Generation Package.

What are the conditions that are eligible for Merdeka Generation subsidies?

Government Healthcare Subsidies for acute conditions - Raffles Medical clinics

Common illnesses

Common everyday illnesses like coughs, cold, flu etc are eligible for subsidies up to $23.50 per visit.

Common Illnesses (including but not limited to):

  • Abdominal pain
  • Cough, cold and flu
  • Diarrhoea
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Skin infection and rashes
  • Sore eyes
  • Urinary tract infection

Chronic conditions

If you or your parents have chronic conditions such as diabetes, hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol) or hypertension, visiting our Raffles Medical primary care clinics to manage their conditions is subsidised under CHAS.

  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma*
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)*
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Hepatitis B
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)*
  • Dementia*
  • Diabetes Mellitus/ Pre-diabetes
  • Gout
  • Hypertension (High blood pressure)*
  • Lipid Disorders (e.g. High cholesterol)*
  • Ischaemic Heart Disease
  • Major Depression
  • Nephritis/Nephrosis*
  • Osteoarthritis (OA)*
  • Parkinson's Disease*
  • Psoriasis
  • Rheumatoid Artritis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Stroke*
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Selected dental services

Under CHAS, selected dental services such as fillings and extractions are all eligible for the Merdeka Generation subsidy.  Created for the Merdeka Generation, our dental packages range from $10.70 to $38.00 (after CHAS subsidies and inclusive of GST). This consists of consultation, scaling and polishing, topical fluoride and dental consumables.

Charges for FillingBefore Subsidy CHAS Subsidy After Subsidy
Filling (Simple)$75 - $170$35$40 - $135
Filling (Complex)$55$20 - $115
Extraction (Anterior)$50 - $160$33.50$16.50 – $126.50
Extraction (Posterior)$73.50$0 - $86.50

Find a Clinic

Raffles Medical and Raffles Dental brings to the Merdeka Generation a comprehensive range of primary healthcare services through our network of clinics located conveniently island-wide.

Information updated on June 2021.

Eligibility criteria, and terms and conditions apply for the various healthcare schemes.

Prices listed are inclusive of GST. Applicable at Raffles Medical clinics in Singapore.

CHAS subsidies are not applicable at Raffles Hospital Specialist Clinics, 24 Hour Accident & Emergency @ Raffles Hospital.
^ This refers to screening for diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, colorectal cancer and cervical cancer.
* Chronic conditions covered at Raffles Medical clinics.

Coverage for acute illnesses is applicable for patients on the Merdeka Generation, CHAS Subsidy Blue Tier, CHAS Subsidy Orange Tier, CHAS Subsidy Green Tier, and Pioneer Generation.

Chronic Disease Management Programme (CDMP) – The programme covers: Anxiety, Asthma, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Dementia, Diabetes, Hypertension, Lipid Disorders, Major Depression, Nephritis/Nephrosia, Osteoarthritis (OA), Parkinson's Disease, Schizophrenia, and Stroke.

Healthcare needs are defined as basic dental treatments and acute conditions covered under CHAS and the 15 chronic diseases covered under the Chronic Disease Management Programme (CDMP).

MediSave claims are applicable for out-patient treatment of conditions under CDMP. Patients can utilise their own, or their immediate family member’s MediSave. Different MediSave limits and eligibility criteria apply for different healthcare programmes.