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What are the benefits of the ElderShield scheme?



ElderShield is a long-term care insurance scheme targeted at severe disability, especially in old age. ElderShield provides monthly payouts of $300 or $400 per month, for up to 72 months. Your plan’s benefits depend on when you joined ElderShield.

Table 1: Payouts for ElderShield 


If you joined ElderShield from September 2007 (inclusive)

If you joined ElderShield between September 2002 and August 2007


ElderShield 400

ElderShield 300

Payout Amount



Payout Duration

Up to 72 months (six years)

Up to 60 months (five years)

If you are also covered under ElderShield Supplements, you will receive additional benefits.

This information provided here is sourced from the MOH website.

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