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Philhealth gouges foreigners – premiums to rise steeply

As I’m sure many expats have heard by now, those of us who are taking advantage of local rates for Philhealth are about to have our premiums go up. Rather significantly. No more are we going to get away with a few hundred pesos per quarter, a price worth paying,…


President Aquino passes law to give all pensioners health cover

  President Aquino signed into law a provision to give health cover to all seniors living in the Philippines. The law removes the former qualification saying that a senior had to be an “indigent” before coverage could be implemented. Under the new law, PhilHealth Insurance will cover any senior by…