Just Married: How to Change Your Last Name in Your IDs and Documents

After exchanging “I do’s” with your husband, it is time you start changing your last name in most (if not all) of your government IDs and documents, too.  Or do you, really? Your change in marital status must be duly reflected in your accounts with the government such as your SSS (or GSIS if youContinue reading “Just Married: How to Change Your Last Name in Your IDs and Documents”

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”

Where Can I Register for the National ID?

Now that we have the list of documents and IDs that can be presented when registering for a National ID, we shall be sharing the areas of registration centers where citizens and resident aliens can submit their application.  The following list was lifted from the Implementing Rules and Regulations of the RA 11055 or theContinue reading “Where Can I Register for the National ID?”

How Will You Benefit From The Universal Health Care Law?

Last week, the President signed into law the bill that intends to automatically enroll every Filipino in the National Health Insurance Program or Republic Act No. 11223.  The program will be handled by the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation or PhilHealth. What can Filipinos look forward to with the new health law? Every Pinoy is nowContinue reading “How Will You Benefit From The Universal Health Care Law?”

SSS and PhilHealth Contribution Tables for 2019

Happy New Year, fellow SSS and PhilHealth members! We are sharing with you this year’s contribution tables to serve as your guide, especially if you are a kasambahay employer and a voluntary member. SSS Contribution Table 2019 for Employed Members, OFWs, and voluntary members: PhilHealth Contribution Table 2019 for Employed Members Last year, PhilHealth increasedContinue reading “SSS and PhilHealth Contribution Tables for 2019”

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?”