BAGUIO CITY – The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation presented to the public its new services and accomplsihments during a press conference here Tuesday.
Planning Unit Chief Noland Sabling presented the Accomplishment report for the year 2015 in which he proudly presented it for making the PhilHealth increase the membership and health beneficiaries due to their good services. He also stated the Accreditation of PhilHealth that as of 2015 he stated that 57 DOH licensed hospitals and primary care facilities in the Cordillera Administrative Region, all are PhilHealth accredited.
However, in 2014, of the 57 DOH licensed hospitals and primary care facilities only 55 have been accredited. He also stated that the Benefit Utilization as of December 31,2015 has increase based on different provinces in which the Abra gather the amount of P178,761,924, Apayao P91,042,508, Baguio P824,231,888.56, Benguet P241,638,426.30, Ifugao P99,430,935.60 Kalinga P257,329,457, Mt. Province P174,826,454, and Abroad 897,830 in a total of P1,891,619,423.46.
He said that for CY 2015, PhilHealth-CAR has paid 193,203 claims equivalent to P1,891,619,423.46, while from January to December 2014, PhilHealth-CAR paid 155,139 claims amounting to P1,567,622,253.56. In terms of PhilHealth’s product and Services.
However PhilHealth formally announced the Expanded Z Morph which is a special benefit for the fitting of upper limb prostheses, orthoses, and orthoprosthesis . The move to expand the package inclusions is in support of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Rights of the child wherein 21 countries, including the Philippines, are signatories to the APEC Global Friends of Disability.
These benefits packages are currently being developed and are designed to provide early intervention for Filipino people with these disabilities . PhilHealth said that they support efforts to uplift the rights of People with disabilities to special care, and to enable them to live full and independent lives. By JASON DE GUZMAN