FAQ on the SATA Cares subsidy scheme.
• What additional benefit does the SATA Cares subsidy provide?
ANS: SATA CommHealth is a Voluntary Welfare Organisation that provides additional subsidies on top of the CHAS subsidy. SATA Cares is a community programme that helps CHAS Blue cardholders to receive affordable medical care with low out-of-pocket expenses.
• Do I need to use my Medisave?
ANS: No. You do not need to tap on your Medisave.
• Are the blood tests expensive?
ANS: As illustrated overleaf, it can be fully subsidised as long as it does not exceed the yearly cap.
• Are the medications “inferior” since they are not expensive?
ANS: Generic medications are usually prescribed which are just as effective as “branded” medicines.
Please call our Hotline 6244 6688 to find out more details and our participating medical centres to register for this subsidy scheme.