OUR SERVICES

CHARGES AND SERVICE INFORMATION


Treatment provided by Singapore Chung Hwa Medical Institution are in the Field of: Internal Medicine, Gynecology, Pediatrics, Acupuncture, Dermatology, Tuina for Children. Specific Medical Condition Physicians in the field of TCM Oncology (Cancer), TCM Fertility, TCM Gastroenterology (Digestive System) , TCM Cardiovascular Diseases (Heart/Blood Vessels), TCM Apoplectic Sequela (Post Stroke Syndrome), TCM Pain Management, TCM Diabetes, TCM Ophthalmology (Eye), TCM Acupuncture and Scraping, TCM Weight Management, TCM Ear Nose Throat, TCM Alopeciology (Hair Loss) are also available. Physicians Composition: Singapore Chung Hwa Medical Institution has approximately 500 duty physicians (including Clinical Lecturers) and 20 Station Physicians based at all five branches, namely Toa Payoh, Yishun, Woodlands, Bukit Panjang and Joo Chiat, providing consultation. All physicians are members of the Singapore Chinese Physicians’ Association and registered TCM practitioners with the TCM Practitioners’ Board, under Ministry of Health. With the vision to promote TCM and the heart to give to society, they do not receive any salary for their services rendered. Since 1995, the Institution has engaging Professors and other experts from China to become the Advisers for the Specific Medical Condition Physicians, to provide clinical training and to conduct talks, so as to bring up the standard of TCM practitioners, to better serve the patients.



Registration Time (Monday – Saturday, excluding Sundays & Public Holidays)
Session Registration Time
Morning 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Afternoon 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
*Evening 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm (Toa Payoh HQ, Yishun Branch, Woodlands Branch, Bukit Panjang Branch)

* 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm *(For Joo Chiat Branch, Monday – Thursday only)

If the service/physician you would like to consult is full, we reserve the right to stop registration early. Please be reminded to bring along photo identification (e.g. NRIC/Work Permit/Birth Certificate/Appointment Card etc) for every visit, so that we can verify your identity so as to ensure the accuracy of your medical records.

 

Fees (Toa Payoh HQ, Yishun Branch, Woodlands Branch, Bukit Panjang Branch, VIVA (Novena))

Starting 1st June 2021, Singapore Chung Hwa Medical Institution will separate Consultation and Treatment Charges, differentiating them into Registration Fees, Consultation Fees, Treatment Fees, and Medication Fees.

Registration Fees: $3 (Remain the same)

Consultation Fees: General Consultation: $0 (No Consultation Charges, remain the same)

Specialty Treatment/Adjunct Physician Consultation/Specialty Treatment: $10, $27, and $42 respectively (Remain the same)

Treatment Fees: Upfront Treatment Fees will be collected upon registration, and used to offset treatments administered. Additional Treatment will also be charged individually after treatment.

Medication Fees: Charged according to the type of medicine and number of days prescribed

    Registration Fees (Non-refundable) Consultation Fees Upfront Treatment Fee Total Collected (before consultation) Upfront Treatment Fee
With acupuncture Without Acupuncture
General Consultation Internal Medicine Cancel this registration type
TCM Treatment $3 $4 $7  

No Refund

a.     Offset Additional Treatment Charges

b.     Offset Medication Charges

c.     Refund (valid on same day only)

Specialty Treatment Internal Medicine $3 $10 $4 $17
Acupuncture

 

$3 $10 $4 $17
Adjunct Physician Consultation $3 $27 $4 $34
Specialty Treatment $3 $42 $4 $49

*Patients who undergo acupuncture treatment at our clinics for the first time, must fill up a Consent Form before treatment. This Consent Form must be signed by the patient’s representative (i.e. parent, spouse, relative or authorized person) if the patient is a minor (18 years old or below), physically or mentally incapacitated.

 

Fees (Joo Chiat Branch)

Starting 1st June 2021, Singapore Chung Hwa Medical Institution will separate Consultation and Treatment Charges, differentiating them into Registration Fees, Consultation Fees, Treatment Fees, and Medication Fees.

Registration Fees: $3 (Remain the same)

Consultation Fees: General Consultation: $0 (No Consultation Charges, remain the same)

Specialty Treatment/Adjunct Physician Consultation/Specialty Treatment: $15, $27, and $42 respectively (Remain the same)

Treatment Fees: Upfront Treatment Fees will be collected upon registration, and used to offset treatments administered. Additional Treatment will also be charged individually after treatment.

Medication Fees: Charged according to the type of medicine and number of days prescribed

    Registration Fees (Non-refundable) Consultation Fees Upfront Treatment Fee Total Collected (before consultation) Upfront Treatment Fee
With acupuncture Without Acupuncture
General Consultation Internal Medicine Cancel this registration type
TCM Treatment $3 $4 $7  

No Refund

a.     Offset Additional Treatment Charges

b.     Offset Medication Charges

c.   Refund (valid on same day only)

Specialty Treatment Internal Medicine $3 $15 $4 $22
Acupuncture

 

$3 $15 $4 $22
Adjunct Physician Consultation $3 $27 $4 $34
Specialty Treatment $3 $42 $4 $49

*Patients who undergo acupuncture treatment at our clinics for the first time, must fill up a Consent Form before treatment. This Consent Form must be signed by the patient’s representative (i.e. parent, spouse, relative or authorized person) if the patient is a minor (18 years old or below), physically or mentally incapacitated.

 

Medication Charges (for all branches)

Charged according to the type of medicine and number of days prescribed.

With effect from 3rd January 2023, the updated medication charges are as follows:

Type  

Cost per day *

 

Toa Payoh Yishun Woodlands Joo Chiat Bukit Panjang VIVA (Novena)
Liquid $2.00/day (max. 8 days) ✓ ✓
Tablets/capsules $2.00/day (Day 1-8)

$4.00/day (Day 9-29)

✓ ✓ ✓ ✓
Liquid + Tab/cap $4.00/day (max. 8 days) ✓ ✓
Granules/Granules mix $5.00/day (Day 1-8)

$10.00/day (Day 9-29)

✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓
 

Granules/Granules mix + Tab/cap

$7.00/day (Day 1-8)

$14.00/day (Day 9-29)

✓ ✓ ✓
 

Powder

$5.00/day (Day 1-8)

$10.00/day (Day 9-14)

✓ ✓
 

Powder + Tab/cap

$7.00/day (Day 1-8)

$14.00/day (Day 9-14)

✓ ✓
Herbs  Max. 3 or 7 days depending on the consultation charges) ✓
Herbs + Tab/cap  Max. 3 or 7 days depending on the consultation charges) ✓

*SCHMI subsidized up to 8 days of medications

 

Additional Treatment Charges (for all branches)

Additional Service Type Cost per service Toa Payoh Yishun Woodlands Joo Chiat Bukit Panjang VIVA (Novena)
Acupuncture Needling $4 ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓
Heat Therapy (TDP/FIR lamp)
$6 ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓
Electroacupuncture $3 ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓
Moxibustion $3 ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓
Guasha (Body Scrapping) $3 ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓
Blood Letting $3 ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓
Cupping $3 ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓
Non-emergency Bandaging $3 ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓
Hair Care Herbal (External) $3 ✓ ✓
Scalp & Hair Loss Management $15 ✓ ✓
Scalp Examination $10 ✓ ✓
Acupuncture (Additional) $5 ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓
Check-up Charges $5 ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓
Manipulation Therapy $10 ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓
Paediatric Massage Therapy $10 ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓
Myofascial Treatment $10 ✓ ✓ ✓
TCM Spine Manipulative therapy $10 ✓ ✓
Traction (Lumbar/Cervical) $10 ✓ ✓
TCM Foot Bath $10 ✓
Eye Moxibustion/ Massage $10 ✓
Eye Moxibustion/ Massage Package $5 ✓
Adult Eye Screening Package $85a ✓ ✓
Pediatric Eye Screening Package (4-16yr) $30b ✓
Single Basic Eye Examination $10-20c ✓ ✓
Single Complex Eye Examination $20-25d ✓ ✓
aThe screening will be $55 when TCM treatments (Acupuncture/medicines/external treatment) cost exceed $30. Package include: 1. Visual Acuity (VA); 2. Anterior Eye Examination (Slit-lamp Examination); 3. Posterior Eye Examination Including Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) & Fundus Photography; 4. IOP (Intraocular Pressure) Tonometry

bPackage include: 1. Visual Acuity (VA); 2. Refraction; 3. Basic binocular vision screening (Stereopsis, Ocular Motility, Near point of convergence, Amplitude of accommodation, pupil assessment); 4. Colour vision screening; 5. Anterior Eye Examination (Slit lamp); Posterior Eye Examination (Ophthalmoscopy)

cVisual Acuity/Refraction/Cover Test/Colour Vision/Stereopsis/Cornea Fluorescein Staining/Tonometry/Ocular Motility/Contrast Sensitivity Testing/Pupil Assessment/ Slit lamp/Ophthalmoscopy/Other assessments: $10 per item; Paediatric Amblyopic Assessment $20

dOptical Coherence Tomography (OCT)/Slit-lamp Examination and Photography/Macular pigments Examination/Volk Lens Slit Lamp Examination/Fundus Photography/Other examination: $20 per item; Visual Field Assessment/Wide Field Fundus Photography/OCT Angiography Examination: $25 per item

 

Application for Exemption of Fees

Singapore Chung Hwa Medical Institution Toa Payoh HQ, Yishun Branch, Woodlands Branch, Bukit Panjang Branch, and Joo Chiat Branch, and VIVA (Novena) only receive a nominal fee from patients seeking medical consultation as a service to the community. Patients with financial difficulties, or patients receiving social welfare, may apply at the clinic for exemption of fees. Applicants must provide supporting documents including CPF statements. Exemptions will be given based on the patient and the patient’s family’s financial situation.

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