Being a PhilHealth member is really beneficial as not just you, but also your beneficiaries can take advantage of medical assistance. PhilHealth is the health insurance company administered by the Philippine government. All employers in the country are required to provide this benefit to their employees to secure the health and protection of Filipinos.
However, even unemployed people can benefit from PhilHealth assistance. If you are self-employed, or unemployed as of time being, you can still be a member under the Individually Paying Member category. This is also referred to as Voluntary Member by others. If you want to be a voluntary Philhealth member, here are what you need to do. [Read more…]