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    2nd PhilHealth Forward for 2015 Held

    EXEMPLARY frontline servicing of PhilHealth’s Regional and Local Health Insurance Offices, a best practice in government, new benefit packages and the effect of enrolment in the National Health Insurance Program (NHIP) among fellow Filipinos in conflict and vulnerable areas were showcased in the recent PhilHealth Forward held at the SM Megatrade Hall in Mandaluyong City. […]
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    PCARES Project Wins in Philippine Government Best Practice Competition

    The PhilHealth Customer Assistance, Relations and Empowerment Staff (PCARES) Project recently won in the Philippine Government Best Practice Competition organized by the Development Academy of the Philippines. There were 27 entries, and 17 were shortlisted. As PGBPC winner, P-CARES automatically gained a slot in the 4th International Best Practice Competition organized by the Center for […]
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    Philhealth Members’ Z benefit experiences highlighted in exhibit

    Real life stories of members of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) who were recipients of the Z benefit packages were highlighted in the photo exhibit during the recently held Z Benefits Summit in Pasig City. The exhibit features the plight of the beneficiaries who suffered from catastrophic illnesses such as acute lymphocytic leukemia, end-stage […]
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    Online PhilHealth premium remittance for employers now available

    EMPLOYERS in the private and government sectors may now remit their premium contributions to the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) electronically. This development is made possible through the Electronic Premium Remittance System (EPRS) version 3.1, a facility that was upgraded from being a premium reporting mechanism to one that will now enable employers to remit […]
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    A life-changing experience for a Senior Citizen

    How important are senior citizens in our country? I came up with three main reasons. First, they teach us a lot of things through their life experiences. Second, their advice through coping process is more effective than my friends’ advice. Lastly, they bring happiness to the family. Perhaps, our government provides privileges to them like […]
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    PhilHealth Announces Z Benefit Packages for Colon and Rectum Cancers

    To achieve better health outcomes for patients with colon and rectum cancers, the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) announces its coverage rates for both diseases. Through the Z Benefit Package, expenses for the treatment and management of colon and rectum cancers are now covered for members who pass the selections criteria. These are based on […]
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    PhilHealth CARAGA Hosts First-Ever, Region-wide SHInES

    A huge success. This is how the recently concluded Social Health Insurance Education Series (SHInES) in CARAGA can be described, if one goes by the number of participants who attended the activity. The two-day orientation held at the Almont Inland Resort in Butuan City, brought in some 400 participants from the Local Government Units, media, […]
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    PhilHealth Offices Receives CSC Seal of Excellence Award

    Fourteen Local Health Insurance Offices (LHIOs) and two Regional Offices of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) were recently conferred by the Civil Service Commission with the Citizens’ Satisfaction Center Seal of Excellence Award for 2014. Five (5) NCR LHIOs namely Mandaluyong, Manila, Makati, Las Piñas and Pasig, LHIO San Pablo in Laguna, LHIOs Solano, Santiago, […]
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    Philhealth Members’ Z benefit experiences highlighted in exhibit

    Real life stories of members of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) who were recipients of the Z benefit packages were highlighted in the photo exhibit during the recently held Z Benefits Summit in Pasig City. The exhibit features the plight of the beneficiaries who suffered from catastrophic illnesses such as acute lymphocytic leukemia, end-stage […]
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    PhilHealth Announces Z Benefit Packages for Colon and Rectum Cancers

    To achieve better health outcomes for patients with colon and rectum cancers, the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) announces its coverage rates for both diseases. Through the Z Benefit Package, expenses for the treatment and management of colon and rectum cancers are now covered for members who pass the selections criteria. These are based on […]
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    Prevention is better than cure

    GetHealthAccess.com | Right after my Dad recovered from his appendicitis surgery, he became Diabetic. And we did not know it was coming. Suddenly, everything has changed. From a recovered healthy man, to a grumpy, irritable and uneasy father who develop self-pity. But what are family’s for? We supported him, daily consumption of sweets (chocolates, candies, […]
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    Philhealth’s “Z Package” Cares for the Heart

    According to Enrico de Castro of Tugbok, Davao City, the cost of undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting in the country is P2,000,000.00 and this is the very reason why he endured his chest pain for six long years. The mere thought of the cost of hospitalization hinders the 54-year-old PhilHealth informal economy member from seeking […]
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  • What is Dilation and Curettage?

    via Mayo Clinic | Dilation and curettage (D&C) is a procedure to remove tissue from inside your uterus. Doctors perform dilation and curettage to diagnose and treat certain uterine conditions — such as heavy bleeding — or to clear the uterine lining after a miscarriage or abortion. In a dilation and curettage — sometimes spelled […]
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  • What is Typhoid Fever?

    Typhoid fever is a bacterial disease, caused by Salmonella typhi. It is transmitted through the ingestion of food or drink contaminated by the faeces or urine of infected people. Symptoms usually develop 1–3 weeks after exposure, and may be mild or severe. They include high fever, malaise, headache, constipation or diarrhoea, rose-coloured spots on the chest, […]
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  • What is the Difference Between Cobalt Therapy and Linear Accelerator?

    In brief, Cobalt is an older form of radiation. LINAC (Linear Accelerator) is the newer and best form of radiation. Cancer incidence is increasing alarmingly over the years. It is among the top five causes of death worldwide according to the World Health Organization as of 2010. It is also the second most common cause of […]
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  • What is Cholecystectomy?

    shared from the Mayo Clinic | Cholecystectomy (koh-luh-sis-TEK-tuh-me) is a surgical procedure to remove your gallbladder — a pear-shaped organ that sits just below your liver on the upper right side of your abdomen. Your gallbladder collects and stores bile — a digestive fluid produced in your liver.  Cholecystectomy may be necessary if you experience […]
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  • What is a Cesarean Section (C-section)?

    shared from The Cleveland Foundation | A cesarean section, also called a c-section, is a surgical procedure performed when a vaginal delivery is not possible or safe, or when the health of the mother or the baby is at risk. During this procedure, the baby is delivered through surgical incisions made in the abdomen and […]
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