What is this programme about?
Types of assistance offered:
Full or partial financial assistance for costs of medical treatments that are not available at government hospitals
Full or partial financial assistance for the cost of drugs that are not supplied by government hospitals but registered with the National Bureau of pharmaceuticals
Full or partial financial assistance for the cost of purchasing medical and rehabilitation equipment that is not provided by government hospitals
What are MyBenefits?
Assistance: Medical financial aid for treatment, medication and medical devices not available at government hospitals
Income Group: Low income
Target Group: Underprivileged Malaysians and OKUs
Aid amount: the Full or partial cost of treatment, medication and medical devices
Ministry/Agency: Ministry of Health (MOH)
Division: Medical Assistance Fund Secretariat (TBP) Finance Division
Level 7, Block E7, Parcel 7, Federal Government Administrative Center, 62518 Putrajaya.
Telephone: 03-8883 3100/3105
Fax: 03-8883 4389/4364
Application form: http://www.moh.gov.my/index.php/pages/view/991
List of Hospitals: Contact Welfare Department of Hospitals
Who can apply?
General Eligibility Criteria
Resident in Malaysia
Underprivileged with verification by the Officer of Medical Social Worker or Department of Social Welfare
Patient referred to by a government hospital
Disabled person(s) registered with the Department of Social Welfare
Patients who are not eligible to apply
Government employees or government retirees or family members of Government employees who receive medical benefits under the Service Circular No. 4 of 2001, Medical Facilities Implementation (PSD)
Other Conditions to Apply for Financial Aid
Financial aid is only considered before the treatment or purchase is made. Applications after obtaining the treatment will not be considered
For treatment obtained locally only
The treatment must comply with guidelines issued by the Malaysian Medical Council
Assistance to be considered is only for medical assistance (other types of assistance such as subsistence and transportation will not be considered)
The patient or family of the patient needs to make some contribution to cover part of the treatment cost.
Medical procedures and treatments that do not qualify for financial assistance
Assistance for the purposes below is not considered:
Payment of laboratory and diagnostic tests;
Treatment for infertility;
The new and unproven treatment methods that are effective;
Treatment for plastic surgery for the purpose of improving or restoring functionality will be considered but assistance for aesthetic surgery is not considered; and
Continuous treatment of which part of the cost of treatment is being funded by other bodies.
Period of Assistance for Continuous Treatment
In the event of continuous treatment is required, assistance will be considered only for a maximum of two years. Upon expiration, if the patient still needs treatment, a new application needs to be made.
MyBenefits to Basic Living Essential - Healthcare
Financial Aid: Ministry of Health (MOH) Medical Relief Fund (Tabung Bantuan Perubatan)
Healthcare Financial Assistance for Medical Fees
Posted on Feb 22, 2018
All the information has not been verified by the relevant Ministry/Agency
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