Government Employees’ PhilHealth Contributions To Increase By May 2022

If you are a government employee, you should know that your PhilHealth contribution shall increase by May this year. This was announced through the Department of Budget and Management’s Circular Letter No. 2022-6. Below is the summary of premiums that will be implemented based on the employee’s Monthly Basic Salary (MBS): The adjustment shall takeContinue reading “Government Employees’ PhilHealth Contributions To Increase By May 2022”

How To Update Your PhilHealth Membership Records

It is important to keep your PhilHealth Member Data Record updated to ensure that you and your beneficiaries are able to claim your benefits without delay when needed badly. You may have your member data record updated if: Civil status change for single members who got married. Declaring new or additional dependents. Changing membership typeContinue reading “How To Update Your PhilHealth Membership Records”

What Are Included In The PhilHealth COVID-19 Home Isolation Package?

I wrote about this topic a few weeks back and would like to update our community with more specific details of this PhilHealth benefit. I have a friend who contracted COVID-19 recently (she’s not vaccinated); her bill, after she was declared COVID-free, was at roughly around Php 500K. She said that PhilHealth covered majority ofContinue reading “What Are Included In The PhilHealth COVID-19 Home Isolation Package?”

List Of PhilHealth Benefits For COVID-19 Patients

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) extends the following benefits and assistance to PhilHealth members stricken by the COVID-19 virus. It is good to have this in your records (bookmark it, screenshot, or share with family and friends for awareness) as a reference. Read on. Testing RT-PCR: Php 901 to Php 3,409 Cartridge-based PCR: PhpContinue reading “List Of PhilHealth Benefits For COVID-19 Patients”

COVID-19 Home Isolation Benefit Package Services For PhilHealth Members

Did you know that the Philhealth offers benefit packages for COVID-19 patients who are quarantined at home? Yes, they do! I lifted the salient points of the circular from PhilHealth’s website for our easy reference. If you want to see the actual document from PhilHealth, you may click this link. Annex F: COVID-19 Home IsolationContinue reading “COVID-19 Home Isolation Benefit Package Services For PhilHealth Members”

Patients Admitted In Tents and ERs Are Covered By PhilHealth

I know this caused an uproar several months (March 2021) back when some patients who were admitted in makeshift tents outside hospital buildings were informed that the fees for their “admission” must be paid out-of-pocket because PhilHealth does not cover tent and ER admissions. During that time, it was reported that these hospitals would chargeContinue reading “Patients Admitted In Tents and ERs Are Covered By PhilHealth”

4 Ways to Pay for Your PhilHealth Contributions

Never miss a PhilHealth contribution payment, especially now that we are facing a global pandemic.  If you are used to paying for your contributions at PhilHealth offices, it may be good to know that there are other options available for you.  Choose the most convenient and safe payment method. What is important is you don’tContinue reading “4 Ways to Pay for Your PhilHealth Contributions”

How to Apply for Philhealth Membership as a Student

Now that we are amid a pandemic, we realize how important it is to be covered by a health insurance that we can depend on for additional cash in case of hospitalization. But what if you are just a student and are not yet legally allowed to work, how do you insure yourself? Can youContinue reading “How to Apply for Philhealth Membership as a Student”