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PhilHealth: 93% of Filipinos covered by health insurance

Ninety-seven million of the country’s projected 104 million population have been covered by social health insurance as of the end of 2017, an official reported yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJul 12th, 2018

Angara urges PhilHealth to include psychiatric consultation in insurance coverage  

  Amid public clamor to take mental health issues seriously following the deaths of prominent personalities Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade, Senator Sonny Angara on Sunday urged the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) to include fees for psychiatric consultation in their coverage. "Early intervention through consultation with psychiatrists and proper medication should be readily accessible for ordinary Filipinos,"Angara said in a statement. He added that the cost of consultation must not hinder people from seeking medical help. According to the senator, PhilHealth covers only hospitalization expenses for cases of acute attacks due to mental and behavioral ...Keep on reading: Angara urges PhilHealth to include psychiatric consultation in insurance coverage  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 10th, 2018

PhilHealth OIC says she s out to protect people s money

MANILA, Philippines – Amid questions on her travel expenses of more than half a million pesos in just a year in office, the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) interim president said she is out to “protect people’s money” to ensure better healthcare for Filipinos. PhilHealth Officer-in-Charge Celestina Jude de la ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

Women about to give birth may avail themselves of PhilHealth benefits

PASIG CITY, July 29 - Allwomen who are about to give birth will be covered by social health insurance, and will thus be entitled to avail themselves of maternity care benefits at the opportune time. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 28th, 2016

DOH to Utilize POC in Hospitals for Attainment of 100% Enrollment of Filipinos in PhilHealth

The Point-Of-Care (POC) Enrollment Program can be a key to attainment of the 100 percent Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) coverage for all Filipinos pushed by President Rodrigo R. Duterte in his first State of...The post DOH to Utilize POC i.....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 27th, 2016

PhilHealthguarantees NotoneFilipinoisleftbehind

QUEZON CITY, July 9 -- Thestatehealth insurance agency is leaving no stones unturnedas it renews its commitmentto providing all Filipinos withadequatefinancial access to health care, aright that is pr.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

PhilHealthguarantees NotoneFilipinoisleftbehind

QUEZON CITY, July 9 -- Thestatehealth insurance agency is leaving no stones unturnedas it renews its commitmentto providing all Filipinos withadequatefinancial access to health care, aright that is pr.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

PhilHealthguarantees NotoneFilipinoisleftbehind

QUEZON CITY, July 9 — Thestatehealth insurance agency is leaving no stones unturnedas it renews its commitmentto providing all Filipinos withadequatefinancial access to health care, aright that is pr Source link link: PhilHealthguarantees' NotoneFilipinoisleftbehind.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Tagalog news: Leptospirosis, sagot ng PhilHealth

LUNGSOD QUEZON, Hulyo 6 -- Muling nagpapaalala ang Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) sa mga miyembro nito na binabayaran ng PhilHealth ang pagpapagamot sa leptospirosis sa alinmang.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

Tagalog news: Leptospirosis, sagot ng PhilHealth

LUNGSOD QUEZON, Hulyo 6 -- Muling nagpapaalala ang Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) sa mga miyembro nito na binabayaran ng PhilHealth ang pagpapagamot sa leptospirosis sa alinmang.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 6th, 2018

Leptospirosis is paid for by PhilHealth

QUEZON CITY, July 4 --The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) reminds its members that it pays for claims for leptospirosis should they or any of their qualified dependents be confine.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

Leptospirosis is paid for by PhilHealth

QUEZON CITY, July 4 --The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) reminds its members that it pays for claims for leptospirosis should they or any of their qualified dependents be confine.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

PhilHealth: Public interest remains our top priority

QUEZON CITY, July 1 -- The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) today dispelled the allegation of a hospital organization that some of its member-hospitals are on the brink of shutting.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

PhilHealth: Public interest remains our top priority

QUEZON CITY, July 1 -- The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) today dispelled the allegation of a hospital organization that some of its member-hospitals are on the brink of shutting.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

PhilHealth assures claimants of benefits, says online glitches ‘very seldom’

THE Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) assured on Sunday that claimants may avail of their benefits even with the “very seldom” glitches in its online portal, which hospitals have long been complaining about. “Should the system be offline, patients may still avail themselves of PhilHealth benefits as long as their eligibility documents are available,” said Rey Baleña, senior manager of the agency’s corporate communications department. PhilHealth released its statement after The [...] The post PhilHealth assures claimants of benefits, says online glitches ‘very seldom’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

PhilHealth gets flak over offline portal

WEEKS after the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) landed in hot water over alleged mismanagement, some hospitals and patients are complaining that glitches in the agency's online.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

‘Malasakit’ bill on Philhealth for PWDs lauded

LEYTE Rep. Yedda Marie Kittilstvedt-Romualdez has lauded the approval by the House committee on appropriations of a proposed law seeking to grant mandatory Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to all persons with disabilities (PWDs). Romualdez, who co-authored House Bill (HB) No. 209 principally filed by Nueva Ecija Rep. Micaela S.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

Shutdown was Bacolod hospital’s call – PhilHealth

THE Bacolod Our Lady of Mercy Specialty Hospital (BOLMSH) decided to shut down its operation, not because of pressure from the government. This was the clarification issued by the Philippine Health Insurance Corp (PhilHealth) after BOLMSH decided to stop its services to the public. In a statement, PhilHealth said the hospital might file a motion […] The post Shutdown was Bacolod hospital’s call – PhilHealth appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

‘Philhealth owes hospitals P6B’

BACOLOD City – The Philippine Health Insurance Corp.(PhilHealth) owes private hospitals in the country P6 billion in unpaid bills, said Dr. Rustico Jimenez, president of the Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines Inc. Jimenez said this situation may force more private hospitals “to close down.” “PhilHealth is paying, but it is too slow and too […] The post ‘Philhealth owes hospitals P6B’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 24th, 2018

Bacolod hospital to close down

BACOLOD CITY: A private hospital in Bacolod City will cease operations effective June 30 after the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) denied its application for continuous accreditation as a Level 2 health provider. A letter of Lourdes Diocson, regional director of PhilHealth in Region 6 (Western Visayas), addressed to Dr. Reynold Wong, medical director of Bacolod Our Lady [...] The post Bacolod hospital to close down appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

Accreditation woes force hospital to close down

BACOLOD City – A private hospital here will be closing down effective June 30, 2018, after the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) Accreditation Sub-Committee denied its application for continuous accreditation as a Level 2 provider. In a letter, PhilHealth-6 regional head Lourdes Diocson told Dr. Reynold Wong, medical director of the Bacolod Our Lady of […] The post Accreditation woes force hospital to close down appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018