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A RM100 million Madani Medical Scheme has been announced by the Health Ministry and will launch in 10 districts across several states of the nation.

A RM100 million Madani Medical Scheme has been announced by the Health Ministry and will launch in 10 districts across several states of the nation.

In Gombak, Hulu Langat, Klang, and Petaling (Selangor), Kuala Lumpur, Kinta (Perak), North-East (Penang), Johor Bahru (Johor), Kota Kinabalu (Sabah), and Kuching, the programme will run from June 15 to July 31. (Sarawak).

The Madani Medical Scheme, according to Health Minister Dr. Zaliha Mustafa, is a government pilot programme to support the healthcare needs of the B40 group, particularly for primary care services for urgent cases with private general practitioners (GP).

The Madani Medical Services with GPs who are registered in the vicinity of the 10 districts will be available to all Sumbangan Tunai Rahmah (STR) recipients beginning on June 15, according to a statement released on Thursday by Dr. Zaliha (June 15).

She claimed that the programme is automatically made available to STR recipients in order to help them treat acute cases.

The free medical care includes consultations, exams, medications, procedures, and referrals provided by the GP to the beneficiaries in accordance with their plans.

“Until the allocation is used up, the recipient is eligible to receive an endless number of complimentary treatments. According to Dr. Zaliha, the cap for each household is RM250 for families, RM125 for senior citizens (singles), and RM75 for singles.

According to Dr. Zaliha, treatment for fever, diarrhoea, vomiting, sprains, headaches, minor trauma, and other illnesses are included in the acute cases covered by the programme.

She stated that non-acute cases that are not covered by the plan can be treated at the ministry-run clinics.

“The plan will help 700,000 households in the 10 districts. Only when receiving care from GPs registered with the Madani Medical Scheme will recipients need to present their MyKad, according to Dr. Zaliha.

“By September, the Health Ministry under ProtectHealth wants 700 GPs to sign up as panels for the programme. Currently, four briefing and training sessions for general practitioners have been held, and an additional ten sessions are scheduled “Added she.

Visit the ProtectHealth website at www.protecthealth.com.my/skimperubatanmadani or call 03-86872525 for more details on the Madani Medical Scheme, including eligibility requirements and a list of panel clinics.