Sunday, April 17, 2011

Philippine Philhealth Contact address & telephone, membership

Philhealth is the Government medical insurance plan. The premiums are P100 per month for a family of 4 with reimbursments up to P150,000 per family per year. It only pays 25% of the costs, but  25% is better than nada.
 
Among the Benefits
Inpatient coverage:
PhilHealth provides subsidy for room and board, drugs and medicines,
laboratories, operating room and professional fees for confinements of not
less than 24 hours. Please refer to the table of rate ceilings/maximum
allowances for inpatient coverage.
Outpatient coverage:
Day surgeries, dialysis and cancer treatment procedures such as
chemotheraphy and radiotheraphy in accredited hospitals and free-standing
clinics.
Dialysis (except those undergoing emergency dialysis service during
confinement)
Chemotherapy
Cataract Extraction
Radiotherapy
Selected surgical procedures

Who Can be a member of PhilHealth Philippines?
Self-employed individuals - those who work for him/herself and is therefore both the employer and employee, including but not limited to the following:
Self-earning professionals like doctors and lawyers
Business partners and single proprietors / proprietresses
Actors, actresses, directors, scriptwriters and news reporters who are not under an employer-employee relationship
Professional athletes, coaches, trainers and jockeys
Farmers and fisherfolks
Workers in the informal sector such as ambulant vendors, watch-your-car boys, hospitality girls, tricycle drivers, etc.
Separated from employment - those who were previously formally employed (with employer-employee relationship) and are separated from employment.
Employees of international organizations and foreign governments based in the Philippines without agreement with PhilHealth for the coverage of their Filipino employees in the program.   Also foreigners married to Filipinos and their children.
All other individuals not covered under the previous categories mentioned, including but are not limited to the following:
Parents who are not qualified as legal dependents, indigents or retireess/pensioners
Overseas contract workers
All working employess in the Philippines
So that includes just about everyone hehe

Be a Member!  You will use the new membership form, and you need to bring your birth certificate, your marriage certificate (so you can include your spouse as your dependent), and birth certificates (so your children or parents over 60 will be enrolled as your dependents).  Bring original and xerox copies.  Registrant will be issued his/her PhilHealth Identification Number or PIN and the Member Data Record or MDR and shall be asked to pay the required premiums to the PhilHealth Cashier or at any of PhilHealth's accredited collecting banks

Contact Philhealth Contact Location Address and Philhealth Phone number
Head Office  Citystate Centre, 709 Shaw Boulevard, Pasig City 1603, Philippines
Call Center: 441-7442    info@philhealth.gov.ph

Contact PhilHealth here click location desired click link below
 



Related Links to click to read more
Philhealth website
Philhealth Members site
PhilHealth Information Portal
Philhealth Doctor Find Find a Doctor
Philhealth Find a Hospital
Philhealth Ask A Doctor health FAQs
Philhealth for Overseas Contract workers 
Availment conditions and procedures 
Philhealth Claim Forms 
Philhealth Membership form

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