All SGH patients can request to switch to lower ward types, depending on:
If you are switching to a lower ward type from private patient to subsidised patient, you will be subjected to
Upon the approval of switching to a lower ward type, subsequent hospital charges will be computed at lower ward rate from the date of successful transfer.
Follow-up consultation at outpatient clinics will be charged at:
Mdm Natasha had a fall and required surgery and hospitalization. She stayed in a private B1 4-bedded ward and the doctor informed her that she will require treatment in the hospital for another 2 weeks. Mdm Natasha was concerned with the potential bill size and used her mobile phone to access the Patient Financial Services website to seek their advice.
The billing officer informed her that:
Based on the total family income and headcount, Mdm Natasha was found to be eligible for "C" 8-bedded ward. The transfer was done as soon as a "C" 8-bedded ward was available.