Info on Full Paying Patient Services (FPP) or Perkhidmatan Pesakit Bayar Penuh (PPBP) for private healthcare in public hospitals in Malaysia.

Updated: May 8, 2019

What is Full Paying Patient (FPP) Services?

FPP is a private healthcare service offered through selected hospitals in Malaysia whereby patients need to bear the cost of treatment on their own.

Implementation objectives

  • Reduce “problem” of private hospitals referring clients to government hospitals
  • Profit sharing given to doctor treating patient to offer competitive compensation
  • Reduce government medical treatment subsidy to citizens

FPP Advantages

  • Patient’s choice of doctor/specialist/medical officer (min 3 years experience)
  • Scheduled (presumably faster) treatment/procedure date & times
  • Better room facilities with executive / 1st class / VIP room choices
  • Separate check-in counter (depending on hospital)
  • Food based on 1st class or equivalent food at the hospital

FPP Disadvantages

  • Costs (which are stated to be competitively priced) are fully paid by patient (or insurance)
  • Treatment is scheduled after the doctors official working hours (kira OT lar)
  • Some patients have complained that queues are long & wait times almost as long as subsidized patients

FPP Eligibility

  • Malaysian or non-Malaysian paying on own
  • Government employees choosing for FPP
  • Corporate/private employees with medical expenditure under FPP agreed to be borne by company

FPP Services

  • Outpatient treatment
  • Daily treatment
  • Admission treatment
  • Consultation
  • Therapy services
  • Surgery & procedures

FPP Specialisations

  • Anaesthesiology (RM120 – 4800)
  • Cardiology (RM120 – 4800)
  • Common Procedures (RM20 – 600)
  • Dentistry (RM20 – 4400)
  • Dermatology (RM30 – 750)
  • Gastrohepatology (RM300 – 1500)
  • General Medicine (RM50 – 3600)
  • Hand & Microsurgery (RM50 – 4800)
  • Hepatobiliary (RM750 – 4800)
  • Obstetric & Gynaecology (RM50 – 4800)
  • Opthalmology (RM20 – 4800)
  • Ortopaedic (RM50 – 3600)
  • Otorhinolaryngology (RM120 – 4800)
  • Nephrology (RM400 – 1000)
  • Neurosurgery (RM400 – 4800)
  • Paediatric (RM75 – 4800)
  • Plastic Surgery (RM300 – 4800)
  • Psychiatry (RM20 – 120)
  • Radiology (RM300 – 4800)
  • Rehabilitation (RM50 – 120)
  • Urology (RM75 – 4800)

FPP Charges

Deposit

  • Minimum RM3,000 OR 50% of estimated total treatment costs (whichever higher)
  • Additional deposit (checked daily) to ensure min RM1,000 cash balance (payable within 24 hours)

Registration and Consultation Charges Estimate

  • New registration: RM10
  • New consultation: RM100 (RM150 after office hours)
  • Repeat consultation: RM60 (RM90 after office hours)

Registration and Consultation Charges (Daily Treatment) Estimate

  • New registration: RM10
  • Consultation: RM60 (RM120 after office hours)
  • Consultation for ICU: RM90 (RM180 after office hours)

Hospital Bed Daily Charges Estimate

  • Executive: RM300
  • First Class (1 bedded): RM160
  • First Class (2 bedded): RM130
  • First Class (4 bedded): RM80

FPP Fees Profit Sharing

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