Philhealth Contribution Schedule 2012

Philippine Health Insurance Corporation is set to implement new Philhealth Contribution Schedule in 2012, as stated in the Philhealth Circular No. 22, series of 2011.


Philhealth to increase contributions this 2012.
Board Resolution No. 1571, series of 2011, approved the increases in annual premium contribution. The increases in fees were aimed at enhancing the benefits package of National Health Insurance Program (NHIP) and in attaining the universal health care to all Filipinos.

New Philhealth Contribution Schedule 2012

A.Sponsored Program
The premium contribution of all National Household Targeting System,
for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-FR.) identified poor families of the
Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) under the Sponsored Program shall be Two Thousand Four Hundred Pesos (PhP2,400.00) per year, effective 01 January 2012. The Sponsored Program identification card that will be issued to the intended NHTS-PR beneficiaries shall hare a two-year validity period.
B.Partial Subsidy Scheme
Premium contributions under the Partial Subsidy Scheme shall be
increased to Two Thousand Four Hundred Pesos (PhP2,400.00) per year effective 0 1 July 2012: Provided, That:
1.For LGUs/Sponsors who enroll following die calendar year and
pays their contribution within the First Semester of CY 2012, the
annual premium contribution shall be computed at an annual premium of One Thousand Two Hunched Pesos (PhP1,200.00);
2.For LGUs/Sponsors who enroll following die calendar year within the First Semester of CY 2012, sign a Memorandum of Agreement and commit to pay their contribution for two (2) consecutive years, the annual premium contribution shall be computed at One Thousand Two Hundred Pesos (PhP1,200.00); and
3.Applicable terms and conditions of die Memorandum of Agreement executed among and between the various Local Government Units and/or Sponsors prior to CY 2012 to implement the Sponsored Program shall he recognized by the Corporation until CY 2012.

C.Individually Paying and Overseas Workers Programs
Self-employed individuals under the Individually Paying and Overseas
Workers Programs shall pay the minimum annual premium contribution
of Two Thousand Four Hundred Pesos (PhP2,400.00) effective 01 July 2012: Provided, That:
1.For members who pay their contributions within the First Semester of CY 2012, the annual premium contribution shall be computed at an annual premium contribution of One Thousand Two Hundred Pesos (PhP 1,200.00);
2.For members who sign a policy contract within the First Semester
of CY 2012 and commit to pay their contributions for two (2)
consecutive years, die annual premium contribution shall be
computed at One Thousand Two Hundred Pesos (PhP 1,200.00);
and
3.Self-employed professionals earning an average monthly income
of more than Twenty-Five Thousand Pesos (PhP25,000.00) shall
continue to pav annual premium contribution of Three
Thousand Six Hundred Pesos (PhP3,600.00).

D.Employed Sector
Premium contributions from the Formal Sector employees and their
employers shall be computed at three percent (3%) of the basic monthly salary of the employee effective 01 January 2013 and shall be continually shared equally by its employer: Provided, That the monthly salary base is determined at Seven Thousand Pesos (PhP7,000.00) with the minimum annual contribution of Two Thousand Five Hundred Twenty Pesos(PhP2,520.00) and the monthly salary ceiling is determined at Fifty Thousand Pesos (PhP50,000.00).

Philhealth Benefits

All Case Rate Packages may be availed by all NHIP members provided they comply with the requirements for benefit availment.
Sponsored Program and Partial Subsidy Scheme members and their qualified dependents shall be entitled to the Primary Care (then Outpatient Consultation and Diagnostic) Benefit Package and the regular NHTP benefits including the No Balance Billing policy.

I hope this new Philhealth Contribution Schedule will enlighten members on how much to pay this 2012.
 

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