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PhilHealth renews coverage of 4Ps and MCCT beneficiaries

KORONADAL CITY - As a result of the continuing implementation of Indigent Program sponsored by the National Government, the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) has just renewed coverage of Indirect Contributor members under the Listahanan, Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) and Modified Conditional Cash Transfer (MCCT) beneficiaries.

With immediate eligibility under the Universal Health Care Program, members under this sector are guaranteed of PhilHealth benefits.

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Woman die, 118 ill due to food poisoning

COTABATO CITY --- A 53-year-old woman succumbed to dehydration while 118 others are now in hospitals after feasting on food served in a party over the weekend in the upland Arakan town in North Cotabato.

The victims first complained of painful abdominal spasms and started throwing up about an hour after dining together in a gathering in Barangay Salasang, Arakan.

Health workers and emergency responders immediately rushed them to different hospitals in North Cotabato for treatment.

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Woman die, 118 ill due to food poisoning

COTABATO CITY --- A 53-year-old woman succumbed to dehydration while 118 others are now in hospitals after feasting on food served in a party over the weekend in the upland Arakan town in North Cotabato.

The victims first complained of painful abdominal spasms and started throwing up about an hour after dining together in a gathering in Barangay Salasang, Arakan.

Health workers and emergency responders immediately rushed them to different hospitals in North Cotabato for treatment.

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PhilHealth holds 4th quarter stakeholders’ forum

KORONADAL CITY - To sustain and strengthen partnership with the health care providers, PhilHealth 12 conducted its 4th Quarter Stakeholders' Forum at The Farm Carpenter Hill, City of Koronadal on December 13, 2019.

In his opening statement, PhilHealth XII Acting Regional Vice President, Dr. Antoniette M. Ladio challenged the participants to give their all-out attention for detailed info and better understanding of the Universal Health Care Law (UHC).

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IPHO chief: Maguindanao armed hostilities, displacement did not stop anti-polio vaccination

DATU HOFFER, Maguindanao  - Even an armed conflict have not stopped health providers in Maguindanao to conduct massive anti-polio vaccination, a health official said.

This amid reports that two of seven confirmed polio cases in the country were from the province.

Military surgical offensives have been on going in most part of Maguindanao’s second district against Dawla Islamiya terrorist group and Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF), the first phase of polio vaccination was successfully implemented.

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In Maguindanao, Sen. Bong Go opens 53rd Malasakit Center

DATU HOFER, Maguindanao (Dec. 6) – Another “Malasakit Center” has been added to a pro-poor health program that aims to prove the government has heart for the needy.

Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go today witnessed the opening of the country’s 53rd “Malasakit Center” at the Maguindanao Provincial Hospital here, three days after the ceremonial signing of President Rodrigo Duterte of Republic Act No. 11463, also known as the Malasakit Center Act of 2019.

Initiated by the President and Go when the latter was still the Special Assistant to the President, the

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PhilHealth sets new contribution schedule; assures immediate eligibility to benefits

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) has released a new contribution schedule for its Direct Contributors in accordance to the Universal Health Care Law of 2019 and its implementing rules and regulations.

Direct contributors refer to those who are gainfully employed and bound by an employer-employee relationship. In addition, Kasambahays, self-earning individuals, practicing professionals and Overseas Filipino Workers belong to this membership category as well.

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PhilHealth 12 honors performing employers

KORONADAL CITY - To recognize employers in the Soccsksargen region who had been performing well in terms of collecting, remitting and reporting their monthly contribution to Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, PhilHealth Region 12 has conducted the PEER's Congress on Thursday at Villa Amor.

PEER refers to PhilHealth Employers' Engagement Representatives.

They are the point persons handling collection, remittance and reports of employees' and employers' contributions to PhilHealth.

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PhilHealth holds Vis-Minwide training of trainors on UHC

KORONADAL CITY - While waiting for the publication of RA 11223 or the Universal Health Care Act’s 60-pages Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR), Philippine Health Insuracne Corporation (PhilHealth) officers from Regions 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, the Bangsamoro region, and Caraga region talked about internal policies on the smooth transition of the new program.

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DOH reports 3rd polio case in PH, its in Maguindanao

MANILA -- The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday reported the third confirmed polio case in the country.

In a statement, DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III said the third polio victim was a four-year-old female from Datu Piang in Maguindanao, who did not receive a single dose of the oral polio vaccine (OPV).

Initially reported as a case of acute flaccid paralysis after a consultation at the Cotabato Regional Medical Center on Sept. 26, Duque said the girl manifested fever, diarrhea, vomiting and muscle pain.

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