Posts Tagged Philippine Health Insurance Corporation

PhilHealth appeals to private hospitals to reconsider plan to implement PhilHealth holiday in 2022

Maris Federez   •   December 28, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) has appealed to the Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines (PHAPI) to rethink its plan of implementing PhilHealth holiday come January...

Lawmakers express concern over hospitals planning to withdraw from PhilHealth

Maris Federez   •   November 2, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Several lawmakers are expressing concern over a number of hospitals that are reportedly planning not to renew their accreditation from the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth). Lawmakers...

PhilHealth indefinitely halts circular suspending payment of claims

Marje Pelayo   •   August 30, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) has put on hold indefinitely the implementation of a circular suspending payment of hospital claims. On Sunday (August 29), the state...

PhilHealth to pay P17-B worth of hospital claims next week

Marje Pelayo   •   August 27, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) vows to pay P17-billion worth of claims to hospitals next week. PhilHealth President and CEO Atty. Dante Gierran confirmed this during a...

PhilHealth commits to pay hospital claims next week

Maris Federez   •   August 26, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) president and CEO Attorney Dante Gierran on Thursday announced that the state health insurer will start paying hospitals and healthcare institutions for...

PhilHealth: Mild, asymptomatic COVID-19 cases may avail home isolation package

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 20, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—  Mild and asymptomatic COVID-19 patients may avail the home isolation package of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), the state health insurer announced on Thursday. Under PhilHealth Circular...

Duterte orders PhilHealth to speed up payment of hospital claims — Palace

Robie de Guzman   •   April 8, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to fast-track the payment of its obligations to hospitals, Malacañang said Thursday. “President Rodrigo Roa Duterte...

PhilHealth says pandemic cause slow settlement of unpaid claims of hospitals

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 31, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) has admitted that the slow settlement of unpaid claims of private and government hospitals is due to the ongoing pandemic. PhilHealth President and...

PhilHealth ID a ‘unique identifier’, not sole requirement for COVID-19 vaccination—PhilHealth CEO

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 31, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—Individuals who are planning to get vaccinated against COVID-19 are not required to present their Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) identification number, according to PhilHealth President and CEO Dante...

PhilHealth defers contribution rate hike until Congress passes amendment on UHC Law

Marje Pelayo   •   January 5, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) on Tuesday (January 5) deferred the implementation of a contribution rate increase in response to the call of President Rodrigo Duterte....

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