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90 Days of Dialysis Now Covered by PhilHealth

As of Friday, June 26, 2015, the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation or PhilHealth announced that the number of hemodialysis covered will be doubled to 90 days per year. PhilHealth stated that the board of the directors approved of the…

Palace Won't Stop SSS, Philhealth Fee Increase

Malacañang is not keen on heeding the call to reject the increase in Social Security System (SSS) and Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), justifying that the premium increase is in line with the government's "social…

Why Philhealth Premium Increase is a Bad Idea

The Philippine Embassy in Saudi Arabia defended the increase in Philhealth contribution from overseas Filipino workers from P1,200 to P2,400 from Jan. 1, 2014. “PhilHealth’s move has been decided upon with the best interest of overseas…

Gov’t Agencies Unite for OFW Program

The Department of Labor and Employment has partnered with other government agencies in launching the Kabayanihan program, integrating various social protection services for overseas Filipino workers, the DOLE said in a press release. The…