askST: What should I know about the new riders of MediShield-linked Integrated Shield Plans?

SINGAPORE - On Wednesday (March 7), the Ministry of Health (MOH) issued requirements for new riders of Medishield-linked Integrated Shield Plans (IPs).

All riders sold from March 8 must, eventually, have a co-payment element of at least 5 per cent of the hospital bill. But the total amount that a policyholder has to pay can be capped at $3,000 a year.

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