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    CHAS Benefits for Dental

    CHAS Dental Subsidies

    CHAS (Community Health Assist Scheme) offers dental subsidies to eligible Singaporeans, including those in the Pioneer Generation and Merdeka Generation, reducing the financial burden of essential dental care. By providing tiered subsidies based on income and generation groups, CHAS ensures that quality dental services are accessible to a wider community, promoting overall dental wellness.

    How CHAS Dental Subsidy Scheme Works

    1. Check Eligibility: Ensure that you hold a valid CHAS card which determines the subsidy tier you're entitled to.
    2. Find a CHAS-Accredited Dental Clinic: Locate a dental clinic that participates in the CHAS scheme, as not all dental care providers may be part of this initiative. AllSmiles is a participating dental provider for CHAS subsidies.
    3. Schedule an Appointment: Book an appointment for a qualifying dental service, and inform the clinic that you will be using your CHAS card.
    4. Present the CHAS Card: On the day of the appointment, present your CHAS card (available via digital format at Singpass mobile app) at the reception. The dental clinic will verify your eligibility and apply the corresponding subsidy to the bill.
    5. Receive Treatment: Receive the necessary dental care, knowing that the CHAS subsidy has been applied to reduce the cost.
    6. Payment: Pay the remaining amount after the CHAS subsidy has been deducted.

    How Much Dental Subsidy Can a CHAS Card Provide?

    CHAS Cards

    CHAS Green Card is not applicable for any dental subsidies. Only holders of CHAS Orange, CHAS Blue, Pioneer Generation, and Merdeka Generation cards are eligible for the CHAS dental subsidies. The amount of subsidies will depend on the type of card you have.
    Visit CHAS website for most updated information.

    Types of Treatments Available for Subsidy
    CHAS Orange Subsidy
    CHAS Blue Subsidy
    Merdeka Generation (MG) Subsidy
    Pioneer Generation (PG) Subsidy
    Claim Limits
    Up to 2 consultations per calendar year*
    Up to 6 X-rays per calendar year
    Fillings (simple)
    Up to 6 fillings per calendar year**
    Dentures (partial) - 6 or more teeth
    Up to 1 upper and 1 lower denture per 3 calendar years**
    Root canal treatment (molar)
    Up to 2 root canal treatments per calendar year**
    Scaling and polishing
    Up to 2 scaling and 2 polishing per calendar year
    Simple teeth extraction (posterior)
    Up to 4 extractions per calendar year**
    Fillings (complex)
    Up to 6 fillings per calendar year**
    Dentures (partial) - less than 6 teeth
    Up to 1 upper and 1 lower denture per 3 calendar years**
    Up to 2 topical fluoride per calendar year
    Dentures (complete)
    Up to 1 upper and 1 lower denture per 3 calendar years
    Simple teeth extraction (anterior)
    Up to 4 extractions per calendar year**
    Root canal treatment (premolar)
    Up to 2 root canal treatments per calendar year**
    Permanent crown
    Up to 4 permanent crowns per calendar year
    Root canal treatment (anterior)
    Up to 2 root canal treatments per calendar year**

    * A six-month interval must be maintained between the two consultation claims within the calendar year. This only applies to initial consultations for newcomers or follow-up consultations in cases where the dentist proposes a new treatment strategy and performs a comprehensive oral inspection.

    ** These limits are shared across all corresponding categories of partial removable dentures, extractions, fillings, or root canal treatments, as appropriate.

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    The Pioneer Generation Package is a scheme designed to assist Singaporeans, born on or before 31 December 1949, with lifelong healthcare and dental care costs. At AllSmiles Dental Care, patients with Pioneer Generation status can take advantage of subsidies ranging from $21 to $266.50 for certain dental procedures.

    Likewise, the Merdeka Generation Package offers support to Singaporeans born between 1950 and 1959 to help reduce healthcare and dental care expenses. Patients recognized as part of the Merdeka Generation can benefit from subsidies ranging from $16 to $261.50 for selected dental treatments at AllSmiles Dental Care.

    Wondering if you're eligible for the CHAS card and how it can benefit you? The Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS) card is designed to provide subsidies for healthcare and dental care services. Let's break down the eligibility criteria and benefits according to the different CHAS card tiers:

    CHAS Blue and Orange Cards

    These cards are meant for lower- to middle-income households, providing higher subsidies for dental treatments like scaling and polishing, fillings, extractions, and dentures. To qualify, your Household Monthly Income per Person should be $1,200 and below (Blue) or between $1,201 and $2,000 (Orange). Alternatively, the Annual Value (AV) of your home must be $13,000 and below (Blue) or between $13,001 and $21,000 (Orange).

    CHAS Green Card

    The Green tier is for those with a Household Monthly Income per Person above $2,000 or an Annual Value (AV) of Home above $21,000. This category offers moderate subsidies.

    Merdeka Generation

    If you were born between 1950 and 1959, you're part of the Merdeka Generation and eligible for additional healthcare and dental subsidies. These benefits translate to more affordable dental care.

    Pioneer Generation

    For those born on or before 1949 and who became citizens before 1987, the Pioneer Generation package provides even higher subsidies for dental treatments at participating CHAS dental clinics.

    The CHAS (Community Health Assist Scheme) card in Singapore does not cover all dental needs, but it does provide subsidies for a range of common dental procedures. The goal of the scheme is to make healthcare, including dental care, more accessible and affordable for Singaporeans, particularly those from lower- to middle-income households.

    Here's a general overview of what may be covered:

    1. Preventive Services: This might include procedures like scaling and polishing to prevent dental issues.

    2. Basic Dental Treatments: Common treatments such as fillings, extractions, and dentures may be covered.

    3. Selected Dental Procedures: Depending on the CHAS card tier (Blue or Orange), subsidies for specific dental treatments may be provided.

    However, it's essential to note that not all dental treatments and procedures will be covered by the CHAS card. More complex and elective treatments, such as cosmetic dentistry, orthodontic care, dental implants, or specialized surgeries, are typically not included in the subsidy scheme.

    If you have a CHAS card and are planning to undergo dental treatment, it's advisable to consult with a CHAS accredited dental clinic like AllSmiles Dental Care to understand what specific treatments are covered under your card tier and what the corresponding subsidies might be. This can help ensure that you make the most of the benefits available to you.

    New and existing CHAS cardholders aged 15 and above can automatically access the digital CHAS card in the 'My Cards' section of the Singpass app.

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