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Monday, December 04, 2017

Philhealth To Increase Contribution For Employed Members


A new round of increase in Philhealth contribution of  employed members awaits as the new year approaches. According to Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), the adjustment is to be made to sustain the government's National Health Insurance Program (NHIP).   Rosario Suyom, chief of PhilHealth health care delivery management division said that  the increase  will be at 2.75%, .25% higher than the present rate of 2.5%.  The amount is computed straight based on the monthly basic salary, with pay ranging from PHP10,000 to PHP40,000. The amount is equally shared by workers and their employers. Sponsored Links  Under the new adjustment, employees earning P10,000 and below will pay a monthly premium of P275. Those with monthly salaries of above P10,000 up to P40,000, the health insurance premium ranges from PHP275 to PHP 1,099.  Those employed with monthly pay of PHP40,000 an above will have to pay PHP1,100 to avail the government health insurance program.  Additional funds generated from higher premium will be used to finance senior citizens benefits, expansion of Z-benefits for catastrophic illness, primary care benefits coverage of non-indigent members, and enhanced case rates.  Categorized as employed members are those with formal contracts and fixed terms of employment including workers in the government and private sector, whose premium contribution payments are equally shared by the employee and the management.  PhilHealth emphasized that it needs the support of all its members in order to achieve its mandate to provide social health insurance coverage to all Filipinos and to sustain the NHIP.  In 2016, PhilHealth paid P101 billion for the benefit expenses of its members and collected P103.7 billion in premium contributions.  In Eastern Visayas alone, the state-run corporation is eyeing to pay P4 billion in health benefits his year. Source: PTV News
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A new round of increase in Philhealth contribution of  employed members awaits as the new year approaches. According to Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), the adjustment is to be made to sustain the government's National Health Insurance Program (NHIP).

 Rosario Suyom, chief of PhilHealth health care delivery management division said that  the increase  will be at 2.75%, .25% higher than the present rate of 2.5%.A new round of increase in Philhealth contribution of  employed members awaits as the new year approaches. According to Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), the adjustment is to be made to sustain the government's National Health Insurance Program (NHIP).   Rosario Suyom, chief of PhilHealth health care delivery management division said that  the increase  will be at 2.75%, .25% higher than the present rate of 2.5%.  The amount is computed straight based on the monthly basic salary, with pay ranging from PHP10,000 to PHP40,000. The amount is equally shared by workers and their employers. Sponsored Links  Under the new adjustment, employees earning P10,000 and below will pay a monthly premium of P275. Those with monthly salaries of above P10,000 up to P40,000, the health insurance premium ranges from PHP275 to PHP 1,099.  Those employed with monthly pay of PHP40,000 an above will have to pay PHP1,100 to avail the government health insurance program.  Additional funds generated from higher premium will be used to finance senior citizens benefits, expansion of Z-benefits for catastrophic illness, primary care benefits coverage of non-indigent members, and enhanced case rates.  Categorized as employed members are those with formal contracts and fixed terms of employment including workers in the government and private sector, whose premium contribution payments are equally shared by the employee and the management.  PhilHealth emphasized that it needs the support of all its members in order to achieve its mandate to provide social health insurance coverage to all Filipinos and to sustain the NHIP.  In 2016, PhilHealth paid P101 billion for the benefit expenses of its members and collected P103.7 billion in premium contributions.  In Eastern Visayas alone, the state-run corporation is eyeing to pay P4 billion in health benefits his year. Source: PTV News
The amount is computed straight based on the monthly basic salary, with pay ranging from PHP10,000 to PHP40,000. The amount is equally shared by workers and their employers.
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A new round of increase in Philhealth contribution of  employed members awaits as the new year approaches. According to Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), the adjustment is to be made to sustain the government's National Health Insurance Program (NHIP).   Rosario Suyom, chief of PhilHealth health care delivery management division said that  the increase  will be at 2.75%, .25% higher than the present rate of 2.5%.  The amount is computed straight based on the monthly basic salary, with pay ranging from PHP10,000 to PHP40,000. The amount is equally shared by workers and their employers. Sponsored Links  Under the new adjustment, employees earning P10,000 and below will pay a monthly premium of P275. Those with monthly salaries of above P10,000 up to P40,000, the health insurance premium ranges from PHP275 to PHP 1,099.  Those employed with monthly pay of PHP40,000 an above will have to pay PHP1,100 to avail the government health insurance program.  Additional funds generated from higher premium will be used to finance senior citizens benefits, expansion of Z-benefits for catastrophic illness, primary care benefits coverage of non-indigent members, and enhanced case rates.  Categorized as employed members are those with formal contracts and fixed terms of employment including workers in the government and private sector, whose premium contribution payments are equally shared by the employee and the management.  PhilHealth emphasized that it needs the support of all its members in order to achieve its mandate to provide social health insurance coverage to all Filipinos and to sustain the NHIP.  In 2016, PhilHealth paid P101 billion for the benefit expenses of its members and collected P103.7 billion in premium contributions.  In Eastern Visayas alone, the state-run corporation is eyeing to pay P4 billion in health benefits his year. Source: PTV News
Under the new adjustment,
employees earning P10,000 and below will pay a monthly premium of P275. Those with monthly salaries of above P10,000 up to P40,000, the health insurance premium ranges from PHP275 to PHP 1,099. Employees earning a monthly pay of PHP40,000 an above will have to pay PHP1,100 to avail the government health insurance program.

Additional funds generated from higher premium will be used to finance senior citizens benefits, expansion of Z-benefits for catastrophic illness, primary care benefits coverage of non-indigent members, and enhanced case rates.

Included in employed members category are those with formal contracts and fixed terms of employment including workers in the government and private sector, whose premium contribution payments are equally shared by the employee and the management.

PhilHealth emphasized that it needs the support of all its members in order to achieve its mandate to provide social health insurance coverage to all Filipinos and to sustain the NHIP.

PhilHealth paid P101 billion for the benefit expenses of its members and collected P103.7 billion in premium contributions in 2016.

Source: PTV News
A new round of increase in Philhealth contribution of  employed members awaits as the new year approaches. According to Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), the adjustment is to be made to sustain the government's National Health Insurance Program (NHIP).   Rosario Suyom, chief of PhilHealth health care delivery management division said that  the increase  will be at 2.75%, .25% higher than the present rate of 2.5%.  The amount is computed straight based on the monthly basic salary, with pay ranging from PHP10,000 to PHP40,000. The amount is equally shared by workers and their employers. Sponsored Links  Under the new adjustment, employees earning P10,000 and below will pay a monthly premium of P275. Those with monthly salaries of above P10,000 up to P40,000, the health insurance premium ranges from PHP275 to PHP 1,099.  Those employed with monthly pay of PHP40,000 an above will have to pay PHP1,100 to avail the government health insurance program.  Additional funds generated from higher premium will be used to finance senior citizens benefits, expansion of Z-benefits for catastrophic illness, primary care benefits coverage of non-indigent members, and enhanced case rates.  Categorized as employed members are those with formal contracts and fixed terms of employment including workers in the government and private sector, whose premium contribution payments are equally shared by the employee and the management.  PhilHealth emphasized that it needs the support of all its members in order to achieve its mandate to provide social health insurance coverage to all Filipinos and to sustain the NHIP.  In 2016, PhilHealth paid P101 billion for the benefit expenses of its members and collected P103.7 billion in premium contributions.  In Eastern Visayas alone, the state-run corporation is eyeing to pay P4 billion in health benefits his year. Source: PTV News
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