Cebu Daily Newscast: Cebu City shooting leaves woman wounded, homeless man dead

CDN Digital 09/25/2023

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Monday, September 25. Cebu City shooting leaves woman wounded, homeless man dead A woman was wounded…

Philhealth temporarily shuts down systems after hackers attack website 

Kathleen de Villa - @inquirerdotnet 09/24/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (Philhealth) has temporarily shut down affected online systems after computer hackers attacked the website and its application system. The computer hackers managed to take down the systems of Philhealth…

PhilHealth receives commendation from Cebu Provincial Board for dialysis benefit expansion

09/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) was recently recognized by the Cebu Provincial Board for expanding its coverage for hemodialysis from 90 to 156 sessions. The Provincial Board in its Resolution No. 1759-2023…

PhilHealth reminds public of coverage of dengue and leptospirosis cases

Futch Anthony Inso 08/23/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) reminds the public that it covers dengue and leptospirosis cases, which increase during the rainy season. Based on a report from the Department of Health (DOH) on July 15,…

PhilHealth covers confinements for dengue and leptospirosis

08/18/2023

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) has reiterated its coverage for dengue and leptospirosis which are prevalent during rainy seasons after the Department of Health reported more than 80,000 cases of dengue and over 2,000 cases of…

Cervical cancer coverage: A top priority of PhilHealth

PR 06/13/2023

Coverage for cervical cancer screening is the top priority of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) through the Konsultasyong Sulit at Tama (Konsulta) primary care package and cervical cancer treatment through the Z Benefits. Since 2015, benefit…

Be alert against hypertension PhilHealth warns Filipinos

05/30/2023

In observance of Hypertension Awareness Month this May, the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) enjoins all Filipinos to be informed about hypertension. Hypertension (high blood pressure) is when the pressure of one’s blood vessels is too high…

‘Bayan Bangon Muli’ caravan launch in Compostela to bring free government services to the people

Wenilyn Sabalo 05/17/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The “Bayan Bangon Muli” caravan will be launched in Compostela, Cebu, on May 21, 2023, offering various government services for free. Compostelanhons and residents from neighboring towns in northern Cebu could avail of…

Service desk brings Philhealth closer to residents in Bogo, nearby towns

Futch Anthony Inso 03/06/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Residents of Bogo City in northern Cebu and its neighboring towns will not have to travel far again in doing their transactions with Philhealth or the Philippine Health Insurance Corp.  This was after…

Pag-IBIG contribution hike suspended in 2023

Beatrice Pinlac - @inquirerdotnet 01/06/2023

MANILA, Philippines – The Home Development Mutual Fund or Pag-IBIG Fund has announced the suspension of the scheduled hike in its members’ monthly contribution this year, citing the need to provide financial relief to Filipinos recovering from…

PhilHealth rate hikes may be imposed after inflation lowers at ‘comfortable level’ — Zubiri

Daniza Fernandez 01/03/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The premium rate hikes of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) may be imposed after the country’s inflation declines at a “more comfortable level.” Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri said this on Tuesday as…

Marcos Jr. orders PhilHealth to suspend rate hike in 2023

Beatrice Pinlac - @inquirerdotnet 01/02/2023

MANILA, Philippines – President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has directed the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to postpone the increase of premium rates and income ceilings scheduled to take effect this year, noting that the pandemic has caused…

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