Written Reply to Parliamentary Question on the current number of retired public servants who are on pension schemes that provide healthcare coverage for themselves and their spouses

05 April 2021

Written Reply to Parliamentary Question on the current number of retired public servants who are on pension schemes that provide healthcare coverage for themselves and their spouses

Parliamentary Sitting: 5 April 2021

Ms Mariam Jaafar: To ask the Prime Minister what is the current number of retired public servants who are on pension schemes that provide healthcare coverage for themselves and their spouses.

Written Reply by Mr Chan Chun Sing, Minister for Trade & Industry and Minister-in-charge of the Public Service.

As at 17 March 2021, there were 30,829 retired pensioners who are eligible for post-retirement medical benefits. The extent of the coverage of post-retirement medical benefits to a pensioner’s dependants varies in accordance to the medical benefit scheme that the pensioner is under.