How To Use Your PhilHealth Benefits During Hospitalization

If you have not tried using or claiming your PhilHealth benefits in a hospital, you need to read this. Medical emergencies can happen to us anytime. That is why it is important that we know how to tap on our resources when the need arises. When you find yourself admitted in a hospital, you notContinue reading “How To Use Your PhilHealth Benefits During Hospitalization”

PhilHealth For The Senior Citizen: All You Need To Know

Is PhilHealth free for senior citizens in the Philippines? What if the senior citizen is still employed or is self-employed, will he/she be exempted from paying the monthly PhilHealth contributions? How does a senior citizen claim his PhilHealth benefits? Read this. Senior Citizens in the Philippines are automatically covered by PhilHealth and may avail ofContinue reading “PhilHealth For The Senior Citizen: All You Need To Know”

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?”

How to Get the PhilHealth Insurance ID Card

I recently visited a money remittance center in Baguio City and claimed some cash that was sent to me by a relative.  I used my PhilHealth Insurance ID as proof of my identity.  When the teller called my name, I approached her window and claimed my cash.  But before she handed my ID back toContinue reading “How to Get the PhilHealth Insurance ID Card”

Facts About PhilHealth’s Premium Rate Adjustment

On January 1, 2018, PhilHealth’s premium rates have been adjusted to 2.75% of the member’s monthly basic salary (MBS). To help everyone appreciate how the adjustment impacts an employee’s contribution (and effectively, the salary deduction he should anticipate as a result of the rate increase), we are sharing the following table lifted from PhilHealth’s officialContinue reading “Facts About PhilHealth’s Premium Rate Adjustment”

Something To Look Forward To: Philhealth Special Benefits for Children with Special Needs

During the celebration of its 22nd anniversary, Philhealth announced that they are currently developing a benefit package that will focus on providing assistance to children with disabilities.  This is in support of the Department of Health’s (DOH) expanded national program for disabled persons. The said benefit package is seen to be incorporated in the ZContinue reading “Something To Look Forward To: Philhealth Special Benefits for Children with Special Needs”

Philhealth and You : Partners For Life

Health is wealth, as the saying goes. And with the rising cost of medical services and procedures, maintenance medicines and health insurances, this adage truly never gets old. To help Filipinos receive the appropriate health care they deserve, the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) was established by the government. Philhealth is the premier health insurerContinue reading “Philhealth and You : Partners For Life”

Your Best Guide to the Kasambahay Law

Bonjour. Mabuhay. The onset of  RA 10361 or the Kasambahay Law has had many employers thinking about the pertinent points of the new law and the possible effects this would have on the employment of domestic helpers or Kasambahays. Research, symposiums, meetings, news, and other materials covered the discussion the finer points of the law,Continue reading “Your Best Guide to the Kasambahay Law”