Paano mag-apply sa Philhealth? Sundin lang ang aming step-by-step guide!

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Since the early 60's Philhealth have been around to help those in need of medical assistance. Find out the Philhealth requirements you'll need to register.

Since early 60's, Philhealth have been around to help those in need. It was established to provide health insurance coverage and ensures health care services. This is why it's important to register to Philhealth to avail of the benefits they could provide. In order to do that, let us learn the different Philhealth requirements you would need.

1. Fill-out two (2) copies of the PMRF

First and foremost, you would need to fill out two copies of the Philhealth Membership Registration Form. Thanks to the internet, you can download it here.

2. Prepare your Philhealth requirements

The following documents are part of the Philhealth requirements for your registration:

  • Two (2) 1x1 latest ID picture
  • Two valid IDs
  • Any of the following documents:
    • SSS pensioners
      • Death, Disability and Retirement (DDR) photocopy indicating the date of retirement and effective date of pension
      • Retiree/Pensioner Certification photocopy indicating the effective date of retirement
    • For GSIS pensioners
      • Certification/Letter of Approval of Retirement photocopy indicating the effective date of retirement
      • Service Record photocopy issued by the employer showing rendered services of not less than 120 months (10 years)
      • Certification/Retirement Gratuity photocopy from the employer indicating services of not less than 120 months
      • Photocopy of retirement voucher issued by GSIS
    • For Uniformed personnel (AFP, PNP, BJMP and BFP)
      • General/Special or Bureau Order photocopy indicating effectivity date of retirement
      • Certification/Letter of Approval of Retirement photocopy from the GSIS indicating services of not less than 120 months
      • Statement of Services photocopy issued by previous employer showing service of not less than 120 months
    • GSIS Disability Pensioner / SSS Permanent Total Disability Pensioner before March 4, 1995
      • Death, Disability and Retirement (DDR) photocopy indicating the date of retirement and effective date of pension
      • Disability Pensioner Certification photocopy issued by SSS/GSIS indicating effective date of pension or the period of coverage for disabled pensioner.
    • SSS Survivorship Pensioner before March 4, 1995
      • Death, Disability and Retirement photocopy indicating the type of survivorship in nature and the effective date of pension
      • Survivorship Pensioner Certification photocopy indicating the effective date of pension
    • Others
      • Photocopy of official receipts of premium payments to Philhealth
      • Any other documents indicating the months of premium payments to Philhealth

3. Submission

Once completed, you may proceed to the nearest Local Health Insurance Office (LHIO) to submit the duly accomplished PMRF and necessary documents. To know the nearest LHIO in your area, you may check Philhealth's Directory of Offices here.

Once submitted, you just have to wait for the Member Data Record (MDR) and Philhealth ID card.

It's that easy. Be sure to register now so you don't let the benefits go to waste.

 

Sources: Philhealth Registration, PMRF, Directory of Offices

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