PhilHealth To Cover 144 Hemodialysis Coverage Sessions Until December 31

PhilHealth

PhilHealth said that its board of directors approved an increase in hemodialysis coverage sessions. PHILHEALTH — The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation announced that it is increasing the limit for hemodialysis coverage sessions from 90 to 144 sessions, which can be availed until December 31, 2022. The state health insurer said in its advisory that its … Read more

PhilHealth Says Contribution Increase Starting June Is Retroactively Effective In January

PhilHealth

PhilHealth explained that the premium rate for 2022 is retroactively effective since January this year. PHILHEALTH — The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation explained that the contribution increase starting June 2022 is retroactively effective since January this year. PhilHealth announced that contributors to the state health insurer would also have to pay the 1% additional premium … Read more

Home Isolation Package of PhilHealth (Details)

home isolation package of PhilHealth

Here are the details about the home isolation package of PhilHealth HOME ISOLATION PACKAGE – The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) reminded the public about its program for members who are mild and asymptomatic from COVID-19. The program is called COVID-19 Home Isolation Benefit Package (CHIBP) which is intended for members who are asymptomatic and … Read more

Bongbong Marcos Says PhilHealth Should Pay Hospital Claims Before Yearend

Bongbong Marcos

Former senator Bongbong Marcos said that PhilHealth should pay hospital claims before 2021 ends. BONGBONG MARCOS — The presidential aspirant said on Wednesday that the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) should settle the unpaid hospital claims before 2021 ends. Bongbong’s statement came after several private hospitals in Iloilo decided not to renew their partnership with … Read more

CHED Requires PhilHealth from Teachers, Students in Face-to-Face Classes

CHED

CHED Speaks on PhilHealth Requirement in Limited Face-to-Face Classes CHED – The Commission on Higher Education will be requiring PhilHealth membership from teachers, students, and non-teaching staff who will participate in limited face-to-face classes. For more than a year now, elementary and secondary schools are adapting blended learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The lessons are … Read more

Bong Go Encourages PhilHealth To Make Reimbursement Claims Faster, Easier For Private Hospitals

Bong Go

Senator Bong Go encouraged PhilHealth to make reimbursement claims faster and easier for private hospitals. On Tuesday, vice-presidential aspirant Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go encouraged the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to make reimbursement claims faster and easier for private hospitals. He, who chaired the Senate Committee on Health, made the call following reports that … Read more

From 90 Sessions To 144 Sessions: PhilHealth Raises Limit For Free Dialysis Coverage

PhilHealth

PhilHealth raised the limit for its free dialysis coverage. The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) raised the limit for free dialysis coverage from 90 sessions to 144 sessions, available until December 31, 2021. In a PhilHealth Circular No. 2021-0009 published on July 2, the state health insurer said that the expanded hemodialysis coverage covered its … Read more

PhilHealth Reviewing Existing Coverage Policies For COVID-19 And Other Cases

PhilHealth

PhilHealth was reviewing its existing coverage policies for COVID-19 and other cases. The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation on Friday said that PhilHealth was reviewing its existing coverage policies for COVID-19 and other cases. In a report on Inquirer, PhilHealth assured the public that coverage policies in line with the coronavirus pandemic were being reviewed, after … Read more

PhilHealth Identification Number Now A Requirement For COVID-19 Vaccination

PhilHealth

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation said that PhilHealth Identification Number was now a requirement for COVID-19 vaccination. The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) said that Filipinos should have and should know their PhilHealth Identification Number (PIN) ready as this was now a requirement prior to receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. In a statement, PhilHealth President and … Read more

Philippine Red Cross Seeks Urgent Inclusion Of Saliva RT-PCR Tests In PhilHealth Benefit Package

Philippine Red Cross

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) had sought an urgent inclusion of saliva RT-PCR tests in the PhilHealth benefit package. The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) had called on the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to take immediate action on its request to include the saliva reverse transcription – polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test in the state … Read more