Tag: CHAS

Government’s humorous Deepavali videos go viral

Singapore—The government released several videos in time for Deepavali which Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong called “fun” but “with a serious message.” Netizens are enjoying them as well. One video, which promotes Workforce Singapore (WSG)'s Adapt and Grow programmes features a grandma who levels up her cooking skills in...

MOH: IT error causes about 7,700 Singaporeans to receive wrong CHAS subsidies

Singapore – The Ministry of Health (MOH) released a statement on February 16 (Saturday), saying that about 7,700 people who applied or renewed their Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS) cards between September and October last year received miscalculated subsidies. The error was caused by...

Pioneers Unsatisfied with Rollout of New Health Benefits

In an attempt to address the rising cost of healthcare, the government has issued changes to the Community Health Assist Scheme. This is indeed a noble effort to provide greater access to health services for low and middle-income individuals. However, with a few snags...