Financial Matters

Charges as of 1 October 2016

Outpatient Consultation Fees

Subsidised - Singapore Citizen

DOCTOR FIRST VISIT REPEAT VISIT
Senior Consultant Up to $30 Up to $29
Consultant
Registrar
Medical Officer


Subsidised - Permanent Resident

DOCTOR FIRST VISIT REPEAT VISIT
Senior Consultant $58 $48
Consultant $56 $45
Registrar $51 $42
Medical Officer $43 $41


Private Patient

DOCTOR FIRST VISIT REPEAT VISIT
Senior Consultant $119 $81
Consultant  $109 $67
Registrar  $91 $55
Medical Officer  $56  $52

Day Surgery Charges

PATIENT FACILITY FEE
SEATER BED CHARGE
Singapore Citizen $32 $41
Permanent Resident $40 $71
Private Patient $56 $130

 

 NOTE:

  • A patient's visit will be classified as a new consultation/visit if:
    1. S/he has been discharged from the hospital without a follow-up outpatient appointment.
    2. The last outpatient appointment/visit to the hospital was more than 12 months ago.
  • Consultation charges listed above exclude joint consultation fees.
  • All charges are rounded to the nearest dollar.
  • Charges are inclusive of 7% GST, except in the case of subsidised patients, whereby the GST is absorbed.
  • Specialist Outpatient Clinics Means Testing is applicable to subsidised patients with effect from 1 September 2014. Subsidised items will be at 50% to 70% subsidy based on individual patients’ monthly household income. In addition, the Pioneer Generation will receive a further 50% off their subsidised bill.
  • Charges are subject to change without prior notice.

Patient Categories

Outpatients will be classified as private or subsidised patients according to the following terms.

Subsidised Patient

A subsidised patient refers to a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident who has been referred to a public restructured hospital without specifying a particular specialist. The hospital will assign a specialist according to its discretion.

Subsidy is only applicable for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents who are not existing private patients for the same medical condition.

Private Patient

A patient will be classified as a private patient if the visit is via/the result of: 

  • Self-referral or walk-in
  • Referral letter from:
    - General Practitioner
    - Private Hospital
    - Public restructured hospital under private patient status and/or specifying a consultant by name
    - Polyclinic and/or specifying a consultant by name
  • Industrial accident