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Do Ministers in Singapore get free healthcare & hospital stays?

According to the Public Service Division, Ministers in Singapore are on the same medical benefit scheme – the Medisave-cum-Subsidised Outpatient (MSO) scheme – as most civil servants.
 
Officers on the MSO Scheme get a 2% CPF contribution to their Medisave accounts capped at $2,380 per year on top of their normal statutory Medisave contributions. This can then be used to buy Medishield Life or other portable Medisave-approved insurance plan to cover their inpatient needs.
 
Ministers receive no extra benefits for themselves or their spouses and children.
 
A spokesman from the Singapore government would like to clarify that Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat's hospitalisation bill will not be borned by taxpayers’ monies.  
 
Mr Heng collapsed recently during a cabinet meeting on 12 May 2016 from a stroke. He is covering well at Tan Tock Seng Hospital.
 
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Mr Heng standing in the middle in an earlier photo.
On his right is Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources.

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