—(1) Subject to paragraph (3) and regulation 4, where a member or his dependant has received medical treatment as an in-patient from an approved medical practitioner in an approved hospital, the amount that may be withdrawn by the member for payment of the treatment shall not exceed —
in a case not involving any surgical operation, the relevant sum multiplied by the number of days he was hospitalised;
in a case involving one or more surgical operations —
the relevant sum multiplied by the number of days he was hospitalised or the actual total hospital charges, whichever is the lower; and
the amount of operation fees for a maximum of 3 surgical procedures, involving not more than 2 anatomical systems and not more than 2 procedures within each system, which shall not exceed the lower of the following cap amounts:
the amount as determined by the Minister for Health for such operation or operations; or
a total of $5,000 (if he was admitted to the approved hospital before 1st June 2009) or $7,550 (if he was admitted to the approved hospital on or after 1st June 2009);
in a case involving radiotherapy treatment comprising stereotactic radiotherapy for cancer, a sum of $2,800 per treatment; or
in a case involving radiosurgery treatment, a sum of $7,500 per treatment; or
the total expenditure for the medical treatment; or
the total credit balance in the member’s medisave account,
whichever is the lowest.
(2) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(a), the relevant sum is —
$300 if the member or dependant was admitted to the approved hospital before 1st April 2006;
$400 if the member or dependant was admitted to the approved hospital on or after 1st April 2006 but before 1st May 2007; and
$450 if the member or dependant is admitted to the approved hospital on or after 1st May 2007.
(3) The total amount that may be withdrawn by a member for the payment of attendance fees of all approved medical practitioners under this regulation shall not exceed $50 for each day the member or his dependant is hospitalised.
(4) Any withdrawal by a member under this regulation shall be subject to such terms and conditions as the Minister for Health may impose.