Despite #COVID19 pandemic, PhilHealth will continue to increase its contribution starting next year

Despite #COVID19 pandemic, PhilHealth will continue to increase its contribution starting next year

Despite #COVID19 pandemic, PhilHealth will continue to increase its contribution starting next year

In the news, Despite #COVID19 pandemic, PhilHealth will continue to increase its contribution starting next year.

Here is the latest Official Statement released by PhilHealth On the implementation of adjusted contribution rate for CY 2021.

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) is implementing the scheduled contribution rate and adjustment in income ceiling for 2021to ensure sufficient funding for the healthcare benefits of its 110 million members as mandated by Republic Act No. 11223 or the Universal Health Care (UHC) Law.

PhilHealth fully recognizes the current pandemic situation that is taking its toll on many businesses and livelihood of many Filipinos. However, it is bound to implement the UHC Law which has been the beacon and source of hope for the country that is aiming for better healthcare services even as it battles the Coronavirus Disease 2019.

The premium adjustment is provided for in Section 10 of the UHC Law and its implementing rules and regulations, the guidelines of which are contained in Circular 2020-005 published by PhilHealth on March 5, 2020.

For CY 2021, contributions of Direct Contributors are as follows:

PhilHealth 2021 contribution

 

 

 

 

 

Those earning below P10,000 shall be fixed at P350/month while those earning P70,000/month or higher is fixed at P2,450/month. Contributions of employed members (including Kasambahays) shall be equally shared between employees and employers, while those of self-paying members, professional practitioners and land-based migrant workers and other direct contributors with no employee-employer relationship are computed straight based on their monthly earnings and paid wholly by the member.

SOURCE: PhilHealth

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