Philhealth’s Policies on Declaring Spouses & Live-in Partners as Dependents

Private insurance firms allow policy holders to freely choose who among his family members – by consanguinity or affinity – to declare as his dependent or beneficiary.  This may not be true with the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation or Philhealth as they follow stricter rules in identifying who among the member’s family may be declaredContinue reading “Philhealth’s Policies on Declaring Spouses & Live-in Partners as Dependents”

How to Download a Copy of your Philhealth MDR Online

Yesterday we shared the step-by-step process on how to create an online Philhealth account.  Now that you have one, you are free to enjoy the convenience of monitoring your and your employer’s contributions online.  Much more, you may now download and print a copy of your Member Data Record (MDR) whenever you need it. TheContinue reading “How to Download a Copy of your Philhealth MDR Online”

4 Easy Steps In Creating Your Philhealth Online Account

An online account with Philhealth allows you to monitor your monthly contributions and gives you an access to print your Member Data Record (MDR) anywhere you are.  Normally, a Philhealth member who does not have an online account will have to wait in line at a Philhealth branch or satellite office in order to obtainContinue reading “4 Easy Steps In Creating Your Philhealth Online Account”

Philhealth Benefits: When Is A Member Eligible to Claim?

Are you a Philhealth member?  Do you regularly check if your contributions are posted on your account?  What could be the reasons why a paying member may not be able to use his Philhealth benefits? Regular remittance of premium contributions must be maintained in order for a Philhealth member to avail of the benefits seamlessly. Continue reading “Philhealth Benefits: When Is A Member Eligible to Claim?”

How Much Will Philhealth Cover for Certain Medical and Surgical Cases?

It is a good thing to be a member of Philhealth as it assures you of assistance in paying your hospital bills.  Their recent update on the guaranteed membership of Senior Citizens added to the insurance’s value to Filipinos.  Patients recovering from their illnesses can sleep soundly knowing that they can count on ready assistanceContinue reading “How Much Will Philhealth Cover for Certain Medical and Surgical Cases?”

Philhealth Contribution Table for 2016

Ailments, especially those that require hospital confinement, surgery, and maintenance medications can be challenging not just on the physical aspect, but more so on our finances. When one gets employed, he is required to submit his Philhealth number to ensure that all contributions are properly remitted by his employer into his account.  Even self-employed individuals,Continue reading “Philhealth Contribution Table for 2016”