Claiming Your SSS and Philhealth Benefits: A Right and A Responsibility

Matagal na akong hindi nakapag hulog sa aking SSS / Philhealth account; ngayon, may sakit ako at maco-confine.  Pwede ko bang habulin ang mga nalibanan kong buwan para makapag claim pa din ako ng benefits? This is a common question we receive from followers.  Apparently, a lot of Filipinos think that paying their monthly contributionsContinue reading “Claiming Your SSS and Philhealth Benefits: A Right and A Responsibility”

Philhealth Benefits and More Part 4: Z Benefit Packages (Orthopedic Surgery, Renal Failure, Cancer)

The fourth and final installment of our series on Philhealth benefits will focus on orthopedic surgeries, renal diseases, and other types of cancer.  When availing of these benefits, it is best to see a Philhealth representative at the hospital where you are confined or call their Action Center number at 02-447-7442. Read on. Benefit PackageContinue reading “Philhealth Benefits and More Part 4: Z Benefit Packages (Orthopedic Surgery, Renal Failure, Cancer)”

Philhealth Benefits and More Part 3: Z Benefit Packages

Z Benefit Packages were created by the government to help address patients’ needs of some cancer cases and other illnesses that require longer hospital confinement and special treatment procedures.  These are available through Philhealth and may be availed by contributing members and their qualified dependents. In the third installment of our blog series on PhilhealthContinue reading “Philhealth Benefits and More Part 3: Z Benefit Packages”

PhilHealth Benefits and More Part 2: Outpatient Benefits

Outpatient benefits are applied on hospital visits that are less than 24 hours and without the need for confinement.  Today’s article will focus on such benefits afforded by Philhealth to its contributing members and their dependents. This is the second part of our feature blog series on Philhealth benefits. Outpatient Benefits 1. Day Surgeries (AmbulatoryContinue reading “PhilHealth Benefits and More Part 2: Outpatient Benefits”

Philhealth Benefits and More Part 1: Inpatient Benefits

The rainy season has officially begun in our country!  And along with the unpredictable changes in weather (warm and sunny in the morning, cold and wet in the afternoon) come different types of bacteria and viruses that cause infections and ailments among kids and adults.  Visiting your doctor’s clinic, or worse, the Emergency Room, couldContinue reading “Philhealth Benefits and More Part 1: Inpatient Benefits”

Philhealth for PWDs: Lifetime Membership?

Madz works as a call center agent in a multi-national company in Makati.  She delivers her job well, has an impeccable attendance record, and is an effective team player. Madz is also a Person with Disability (PWD); she lost her ability to walk after being stricken with polio at 3 years old.  She grew upContinue reading “Philhealth for PWDs: Lifetime Membership?”

Philhealth Member na ang Lolo at Lola Mo!

Magandang balita!  Kung ikaw ay edad 60 years old pataas at isang Filipino citizen, ikaw ay automatic na miyembro na ng Philippine Health Insurance Corporation o Philhealth!  Maaari mo nang magamit at ma-enjoy ang iyong mga Philhealth benefits gamit lamang ang iyong Senior Citizen ID, PSA birth certificate, o ano mang ID na magpapatunay naContinue reading “Philhealth Member na ang Lolo at Lola Mo!”

Something To Look Forward To: Philhealth Special Benefits for Children with Special Needs

During the celebration of its 22nd anniversary, Philhealth announced that they are currently developing a benefit package that will focus on providing assistance to children with disabilities.  This is in support of the Department of Health’s (DOH) expanded national program for disabled persons. The said benefit package is seen to be incorporated in the ZContinue reading “Something To Look Forward To: Philhealth Special Benefits for Children with Special Needs”