Federal pensioners, eligible family members (husband or wife) and children under 18 years old; or, if still studying, under 21 years old; or for children who suffer disability due to brain defects or physical disability, for his/her lifetime.
Regulations on the application of medical claims for pensioners and dependants are subject to the Service Circular 21 Year 2009 which came into force on 1 November 2011. However, the application of the Service Circular is subject to the acceptance of each statutory body and local authority.
Supply of medical drugs, medical tools/devices, kidney treatment, expert services at any private hospital, emergency treatment at any private hospital, sterility treatment, treatment at IJN, and treatment in foreign countries.
Pensioners have to receive treatment and medical supplies at any government hospital/clinic and must receive confirmation/approval from a government physician. The form that pensioners have to fill in is Medical Form 1/09 and the financial documents (treatment bills, receipt, invoice etc.) must be attached to the form.
If any local physician confirms that the pensioner or his/her dependant needs to receive treatment from any physician at another place, the pensioner can claim any allowance that he/she is eligible to as if the pensioner or his/her dependant is travelling for official duties.
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