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     Publication of data on affordability of healthcare

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Healthcare Affordability

             

  a) Bill Size for Patients in Public Hospitals (2005)1     

Bill Size
50th Percentile
75th Percentile
85th
Percentile
 
95th
Percentile
 
Average
Class A
$2,428
$4,153
$5,562
$10,769
$3,473
Class B1
$1,735
$3,237
$4,484
$8,576
$2,736
Class B2
$672
$1,185
$1,703
$3,524
$1,094
Class C
$495
$913
$1,347
$2,747
$858

  b) Level of Savings in Medisave (as at end-2005)

50th Percentile
75th Percentile
85th
Percentile
 
95th
Percentile
 
Average
$8,900
$24,400
$31,300
$33,600
$13,000

  c) Level of Subscription (%) to MediShield (as at end-2005)

All
Working Population (Age 21-60)
77
90

  d) Comparison of Medifund Amount Disbursed in 2005 and 2004

Medifund Amount Disbursed (FY2005)
Medifund Amount Disbursed (FY2004)
% Increase
$39,206,287
$33,795,700
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              1 Data as at March 2006

Source:  www.moh.gov.sg Press Release 22 Aug 2006