With effect from 1 April 2015, a patient who is aged 65 and above can use up to $200 a year from the Medisave savings to pay for the following services:-
a) Outpatient medical treatment received at designated healthcare institutions, and generally covers medical services and drugs, tests and investigations which are necessary for diagnosis or treatment of a medical condition and ordered by a doctor.
b) Screening tests that are currently under the Integrated Screening Programme. This includes recommended screenings for selected chronic diseases and cancers.
c) To supplement other outpatient uses of Medisave. This includes the new $300 limit for outpatient scans that was implemented on 1 January 2015, the existing $400 Mediave400 limit, the various limits for cancer treatment and diagnostics, and other outpatient withdrawal limits. In addition, the elderly can also use it to pay for the 15% co-payment when using Medisave for chronic disease treatment.
Termed Flexi-Medisave, a patient can use up to $200 from his own Medisave or tap on his spouse’s Medisave, as long as the spouse is also aged 65 and above.
Flexi-Medisave can be used for outpatient medical treatment at designated healthcare institutions. These are:
a) Specialist Outpatient Clinics (SOCs) at the public hospitals and national specialty centres;
b) Polyclinics; and
c) Medical GP clinics participating in the Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS).
 Currently, elderly patients can already use the Medisave400 limit for the following expenses:
a) Outpatient treatment of 15 approved chronic conditions under the Chronic Disease Management Programme (CDMP);
b) Screening mammograms for women aged 50 and above; and
c) Vaccinations including Hepatitis B, pneumococcal and flu vaccinations.