Guide to the OFW’s Philhealth Membership Part 2

What are the benefits that OFWs can enjoy as bona fide PhilHealth members?  Are their dependents entitled to the same benefits as well? Below are the latest case rates applicable to OFW members.  The amount stated in this summary is PhilHealth’s participation in the member’s hospital and medical expenses.  Any amount over the stated coverageContinue reading “Guide to the OFW’s Philhealth Membership Part 2”

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”

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”