Heart Treatment at National Heart Institute (IJN)

Financial assistance to receive heart treatment at the National Heart Institute (IJNSB).

Are you eligible?

Ex-MAF Officers

  • served at least 3 years with Malaysian Armed Forces
  • served & mobilised full time at least 1 year with MAF Reserve Army

Non-MAF Officers

  • Force 136
  • British Army served in Malaya/Singapore ;
  • Sarawak Rangers

Dependant (of ex-MAF Officers)

  • Wife/Husband legally married and registered during service. Spouse name is also recorded in Service Acknowledgement Book and Veteran Card.
  • Wife/Husband legally married during retirement is eligible for treatment benefit as long as Veteran is alive or 20 years from retirement date if Veteran passes away.
  • Veteran's dependant includes their children, stepchildren, adopted children, and illegitimate children and are being cared full time by MAF Veteran. Their age must be:
    • Under 18 years old
    • Under 21 years old for student
    • No age limit for disable/poor/intellectual disability children. If the child was born normal and afflicted with disability(due to accident, high fever etc) before reaching 18 years old, Veteran must obtain supporting document i.e registration or verification from Social Welfare Department(JKM) and verification from any government doctors that the disability is permanent. 

Dependant (of non-ex-MAF Officers)

  • Wife/Husband

Who is not eligible?

  • Officers that were discharged due to misconduct e.g
    • ex MAF Officer discharged under Rule 49(l) – ‘Postponing Nonessential Services’ in Army and Air Force (Terms of Service) Regulation, 1961.
    • ex MAF Officer retired under Rule 20(2)(f), (g) and (h) to PPAT 1982 includes Section 9 (Cancellation of Commission) to Armed Forces Act 1972.
  • Ex MAF Reserve Officer that was not mobilised full time.

About Benefit

MAF Veteran are eligible to access financial assistance to receive heart treatment at the National Heart Institute(IJNSB). The following conditions must be met in order to receive this assistance:

  • MAF Veteran seeking treatment at IJNSB must have a checkup and referral by Medical Specialist (Physician/Cardiologist) at Public or Military Hospital.
  • MAF Veteran seeking treatment at IJNSB without referral mentioned above will not be able to receive complimentary treatment benefit despite presenting Ex-Army Card/Veteran Card. IJNSB may bill them like any other private patients. They are responsible for all treatment costs according to Common Order 4 Chapter F (Medical).
  • In case of emergency, IJNSB will receive and treat Veteran without a referral from any public hospitals.
  • Veteran/next of kin is required to submit a confirmation letter from JHEV to IJNSB within 24 hours.
  • For Veteran/patient that was referred by a private hospital directly to IJNSB in "case of emergency", they must pay any treatment costs incurred by IJNSB.
  • However, Veteran are able to apply for reimbursement consideration from JHEV.(subject to eligibility)
  • Ward Collateral Payment. Veteran/patient warded is responsible to pay for this payment.

How to apply?

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Need help?

Our staff JHEV in Headquarters or State office is ready to help you or please contact us on 03-2050 8000


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