Did you know that you can tap into your Medisave, Baby Bonus, or your kid’s CDA to pay for childhood vaccinations?
You may use your Medisave to cover all vaccinations recommended in the NCIS, up to $400 per account per year, at Medisave-accredited health-care institutions, including private clinics.
According to the Health Ministry, you may also use the Baby Bonus cash gift and/or savings in the Child Development Account (CDA) to pay for all vaccinations, including against pneumococcal disease, at Baby Bonusapproved medical institutions. These can be used to offset the bills for your other kids’ shots, as well.
If your child is a Singapore citizen, these vaccines are free at the polyclinics:
• BCG (tuberculosis)
• Hib and IPV in the form of a 5-in-1 combination vaccine (together with vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough)
• Hepatitis B