From 1 January 2007, the Singapore Ministry of Health has extended the Medisave for Chronic Disease Management Programme (CDMP) to cover high blood pressure, lipid disorder and stroke. This is in addition to the coverage for diabetes which began on 1 October 2006.
The Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE) will be implementing a revised fee structure for public and government schools, polytechnics and universities. Non-Singapore citizens admitted from academic year 2008 will pay higher fees.
The changes for the tertiary institutes (polytechnics and universities) are :
Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) will reduce medical subsidies for non-citizens at public hospitals and national medical centres starting next year. The medical services affected are :
- inpatient services,
- day surgery, and
- specialist outpatient clinics (SOCs).
Emergency services at hospital emergency departments will be excluded from the changes.