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Financial Security

Find out more about the medical coverage, savings and trust management schemes available for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) and their families:

Better Medical Coverage

With effect from 1 March 2013, MediShield has been extended to children born with congenital and neonatal conditions. A new Medifund Junior Scheme was introduced to enhance Medifund assistance available to needy children diagnosed with these conditions before March 2013.

Affordable Trusts

The Special Needs Trust Company (SNTC) is a government-funded trust management service for PwDs.

From 1 August 2014 onwards, SNTC also administers the Special Needs Savings Scheme (SNSS) on MSF's behalf. The SNSS is a CPF nomination scheme that encourages parents of special needs children to save up for their long-term care needs. Under this scheme, parents can nominate their children to receive monthly disbursements from the parent's CPF savings after the parent's demise. 

For more information, please refer to the following web resources, or contact SNTC at 6278-9598. 

Return to Enabling Masterplan 2012-2016 Progress Report.

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Last Reviewed On Wed, Jun 15, 2016