Posts Tagged Philippine Health Insurance Corporation

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....

PhilHealth urged to fast track issuance of circular on extension of hemodialysis treatment

Marje Pelayo   •   November 18, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – An advocacy group is calling on the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to expedite the release of a memorandum circular regarding the extension of coverage for hemodialysis...

Gierran assures suspension of execs won’t affect PhilHealth functions

Robie de Guzman   •   October 29, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) president and CEO Dante Gierran on Thursday said the agency will continue rendering its services and functions despite the suspension of eight...

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