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?”

List Of PhilHealth Benefits For COVID-19 Patients

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) extends the following benefits and assistance to PhilHealth members stricken by the COVID-19 virus. It is good to have this in your records (bookmark it, screenshot, or share with family and friends for awareness) as a reference. Read on. Testing RT-PCR: Php 901 to Php 3,409 Cartridge-based PCR: PhpContinue reading “List Of PhilHealth Benefits For COVID-19 Patients”

COVID-19 Home Isolation Benefit Package Services For PhilHealth Members

Did you know that the Philhealth offers benefit packages for COVID-19 patients who are quarantined at home? Yes, they do! I lifted the salient points of the circular from PhilHealth’s website for our easy reference. If you want to see the actual document from PhilHealth, you may click this link. Annex F: COVID-19 Home IsolationContinue reading “COVID-19 Home Isolation Benefit Package Services For PhilHealth Members”

Patients Admitted In Tents and ERs Are Covered By PhilHealth

I know this caused an uproar several months (March 2021) back when some patients who were admitted in makeshift tents outside hospital buildings were informed that the fees for their “admission” must be paid out-of-pocket because PhilHealth does not cover tent and ER admissions. During that time, it was reported that these hospitals would chargeContinue reading “Patients Admitted In Tents and ERs Are Covered By PhilHealth”

4 Ways to Pay for Your PhilHealth Contributions

Never miss a PhilHealth contribution payment, especially now that we are facing a global pandemic.  If you are used to paying for your contributions at PhilHealth offices, it may be good to know that there are other options available for you.  Choose the most convenient and safe payment method. What is important is you don’tContinue reading “4 Ways to Pay for Your PhilHealth Contributions”

How to Apply for Philhealth Membership as a Student

Now that we are amid a pandemic, we realize how important it is to be covered by a health insurance that we can depend on for additional cash in case of hospitalization. But what if you are just a student and are not yet legally allowed to work, how do you insure yourself? Can youContinue reading “How to Apply for Philhealth Membership as a Student”

How to Check your Philhealth Contributions Online

Good news! You can now check and monitor your Philhealth contributions online. It should be easier to know now if there are payments you may have missed or if the details in your account need updating such as your last name (for female members who got married), your address, and the list of your dependents.Continue reading “How to Check your Philhealth Contributions Online”

How Much is PhilHealth’s Coverage for Wounds Due to Burning?

December is Firecrackers Injury Prevention Month as announced by PhilHealth in their Facebook page. I think it is a timely and relevant campaign as Christmas and New Year are but a few weeks away and we all know that the Pinoy holidays are never complete if we do not light a few fireworks.  Because ofContinue reading “How Much is PhilHealth’s Coverage for Wounds Due to Burning?”