About CHAS

Where can the Health Assist and Pioneer Generation card be used

CHAS GP and Dental clinics      

The cards can be used at participating CHAS GP and dental clinics. You may use the clinic locator here to locate the nearest clinic to your location.  
Community Health Centres (CHCs) 
The cards can also be used at CHCs to receive subsidised rates for healthcare services which complement the clinical care offered by CHAS GPs for chronic conditions. CHC services include Diabetic Retinal Photography (DRP), Diabetic Foot Screening (DFS), nurse counselling, dietetics and physiotherapy. More information on the CHCs is available here.       
Primary Care Network (PCN) clinics 
The Primary Care Networks(PCN) refers to a network of General Practitioners (GPs) supported by nurses and care coordinators who aim to provide holistic and coordinated care for patients with chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidaemia.     
This team-based care approach ensures patients are being better cared for in the community. The PCN team comprises GPs, nurse counsellors and care coordinators to care for patients with chronic conditions within the primary care settings. Nurses will assist to educate and advise you on chronic disease management and lifestyle modifications; while care coordinators will ensure seamless coordination for patients' regular diabetic management such as Diabetic Retinal Photography (DRP), Diabetic Foot Screening (DFS) including follow ups to ensure holistic management of their conditions.  

 PCN team     
Health Assist and Pioneer Generation cardholders can enjoy subsidised consultation fees and and ancillary services as all the PCN GP clinics are CHAS accredited. They can also utilise their CHAS subsidies for the treatment of chronic conditions covered under CHAS (found here) at the PCN GP clinics.    
They can receive patient-centric care as their chronic disease management will be tracked and monitored by the PCN to ensure that they follow through with their personalized care plans and treatment, with the overall aim to help them better manage your chronic conditions within the community. 
 How the PCN works     

Services offered by the PCN include    
 •Diabetic Foot Screening     
The PCNs will collaborate with service providers to ensure diabetic patients do their annual diabetic foot screening and identify any early onset diabetic-related complications to reduce the risk of limb amputations. Patients will be educated on the importance of proper foot care and glycaemic (blood glucose) control. Referrals to podiatry will be initiated where necessary.​        
 •Diabetic Retinal Photography     
 The PCNs will collaborate with various community service providers such as Diabetic Society Singapore (DSS) and Community Health Centres​ (CHCs) to coordinate and schedule their diabetic patients for annual DRP appointments. This will ensure early detection of any diabetic-related retinal ​changes where early interventions can reduce the risk of complications that might lead to blindness.​     
 •Nurse Counselling and Education    
 Nurse Counsellors will tailor individual health advice to their patients to ensure better management of their chronic conditions. They aim to motivate patients to make lifestyle modifications and to equip patients with self-management skills for better control of their chronic conditions.​   
 •Other Ancillary Services     
 Besides the DRP, DFS and nurse counselling services, selected PCNs may also offer other ancillary services such as spirometry for asthma/chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder patients and may also offer referral(s) to other service providers. Please check with the respective PCN GP clinics for more information.     

Please refer below for additional information      

1. List of PCN clinics