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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

JV: free health care for all Pinoys soon

ALL Filipinos will soon be covered by free health insurance that would result to savings for households in terms of medical expenses and better facilities in state hospitals, Sen. Joseph Victor Ejercito said yesterday. Ejercito, who chairs the commitee on health and demography, said the Senate is expected to approve….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsSep 2nd, 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

Philhealth to adjust premium contributions in formal sector

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 18 (PIA) - Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) held a consultation with stakeholders in Cagayan de Oro City on its proposed premium adjustment for CY.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News18 hr. 37 min. ago

Philhealth to adjust premium contributions in formal sector

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 18 (PIA) - Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) held a consultation with stakeholders in Cagayan de Oro City on its proposed premium adjustment for CY.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News22 hr. 50 min. ago

Philhealth to adjust premium contributions in formal sector

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 18 (PIA) – Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) held a consultation with stakeholders in Cagayan de Oro City on its proposed premium adjustment for CY Source link link: Philhealth to adjust premium contributions in formal sector.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018

PhilHealth remains sound and stable, says CEO

The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) denies being on the brink of bankruptcy, insisting that it remains a 'sound and stable institution' with close to P7.4 billion in net in.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

PhilHealth accreditation stays, hospitals fined

The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) is imposing fines on erring hospitals instead of outright suspension or revocation of their accreditation, to ensure their continued services for its members and dependents......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

Philam Life launches the first and only health and life insurance product for two

These days, the high cost of medical and health expenses have become a growing concern among Filipinos. According to the results of the 2018 AIA Healthy Living Index, almost 90% of Filipinos are wo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

De Lima seeks probe of PhilHealth’s P4.75-billion net loss in 2017

Senator Leila M. De Lima has filed a resolution seeking investigation on the P4.75 billion net loss incurred by the Philippine Health Insurance Corp (PhilHealth) in 2017. “It is imperative that government continues to deliver an effective health insurance program and social protection mitigating mechanisms helping individuals and their households reduce the impact of future […] The post De Lima seeks probe of PhilHealth’s P4.75-billion net loss in 2017 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

Misleading: COA orders Hontiveros to return illegal PhilHealth bonuses

Claim: A post on the blog phnewspride.blogspot.com dated August 4 claimed that the Commission on Audit (COA) ordered Senator Risa Hontiveros and 3 other former officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to return P163.85 million in bonuses. The COA “affirmed the disallowance” of P80.79 million ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

Siquijor guv declares full support to Philhealth

SIQUIJOR, August 2 (PIA) - Provincial Governor Zaldy S. Villa declares anew his full support as he lauded the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) for coming up with improved services.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

Siquijor guv declares full support to Philhealth

SIQUIJOR, August 2 (PIA) - Provincial Governor Zaldy S. Villa declares anew his full support as he lauded the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) for coming up with improved services.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

PhilHealth stays clear of hospital’s closure

BACOLOD City – The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) said it is not responsible for the closure of the Bacolod Our Lady of Mercy Specialty Hospital, which stopped its operations August 1, 2018. In an official statement, PhilHealth said BOLMSH management decided to stop its operations, not PhilHealth or the government. PhilHealth issued the statement […] The post PhilHealth stays clear of hospital’s closure appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2018

PhilHealth way ahead of COA report

MANILA, July 29 -- State agency Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) announces today that it is well on its way to regaining financial stability as evidenced by its total cash position.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

PhilHealth way ahead of COA report

MANILA, July 29 -- State agency Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) announces today that it is well on its way to regaining financial stability as evidenced by its total cash position.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

PhilHealth reaps P3.4-B cash surplus

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) has confirmed gaining cash surplus of P3.4 billion in the first five months of the year after it posted a P4.75-billion net loss in 2017. The state agency said that its current cash position is "enough guarantee that it has the liquidity to pay its obligations to accredited providers serving its members" after concerns were raised over its funds sustainability. As of May, PhilHealth acting President and CEO Roy Ferrer said the agency has a cash funding of P36.9 billion which came from the positive beginning balance of P33.5 billion, and the additional net cash inflow of P3.4 billion as of May 31, 2018, due to fresh premium pa...Keep on reading: PhilHealth reaps P3.4-B cash surplus.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

PhilHealth to evaluate hospital’s appeal

BACOLOD City – Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia thanked the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) national office for its assurance to evaluate the appeal for re-accreditation of the Bacolod Our Lady of Mercy Specialty Hospital (BOLMSH), which was revoked in March 2018. Leonardia again wrote Dr. Roy Ferrer, acting president and chief executive officer of […] The post PhilHealth to evaluate hospital’s appeal appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018