PhilHealth lauded for extension of dialysis coverage

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Board lauded the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) for allowing its members listed in its Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 5 (CKD 5) database to avail themselves until the end of…

PhilHealth extends dialysis coverage from 90 to 144 sessions this year

Doris C. Bongcac 08/05/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) is increasing its coverage for outpatients undergoing hemodialysis from 90 to a maximum of 144 sessions this year. Under Circular 2022-0017 that was published on August 3 and…

From 90, PhilHealth expands dialysis sessions to 144 for rest of 2022

Zacarian Sarao - @inquirerdotnet 07/30/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) has expanded its coverage of hemodialysis sessions from 90 to 144  for the remaining months of 2022. “The PhilHealth Board of Directors has recently approved the coverage of…

Losses and resolution

Ricky Poca 09/26/2016

The past two weeks have been devastating to the Rama family because last week, we buried a relative, a first cousin, in particular Concepcion “Connie” Rama Revilles, whom we lost due to complications caused by diabetes. Connie…

A world-class, accessible hospital

Ricky Poca 09/05/2016

Since two years ago I’ve been having my hemodialysis at an uptown hospital. I remember lamenting in my column how many patients discontinued their hemodialysis sessions after the 45 free sessions under their PhilHealth ran out. Fortunately…

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