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Philippines Expat Healthcare Insurance

First of all, if you’re a foreigner in the Philippines with health concerns, it’s a good idea to evaluate all your health insurance options. It’s…

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PhilHealth’s Expanded Primary Care Benefits

According to The Daily Guardian only two hospitals in Western Visayas are presently PhilHealth ePCB-accredited. ePCB stands for expanded primary care benefits. These two healthcare…

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Upcoming Abolishment of PhilHealth

The Manila Standard reports the government will eliminate PhilHealth and replace it with the Philippine Health Security Office.  Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque announced the new…

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PhilHealth: Foreigner Married to Filipina Update

PhilHealth is the national health insurance plan of the Philippines. My wife, a Filipino citizen, first enrolled in the program in 2012, three years after…

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PhilHealth Contribution for Hospital Bill

After being diagnosed with gastritis and bile reflux, my asawa was ready to be discharged from Medicus Hospital in Iloilo City. This post, “PhilHealth Contribution=$300…

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The Verdict: Wife Diagnosed With Gastritis & Bile Reflux

After spending an evening at Medicus Hospital with constant around-the-clock care from an attentive staff, my asawa prepared for the morning’s first procedure, an upper…

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Asawa’s Plight: Medicus Iloilo City ER Responds

My asawa was in the front passenger seat of our Aurora Blue Ford Ranger suffering from an extreme abdominal pain attack. The Provincial Hospital in…

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Is PhilHealth Available for Foreigners?

“We intend to cover each and every Filipino, whether retiree or not, foreigner or Filipino.”

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Dengue Hospital Costs Covered by PhilHealth

“This is 2015 and you’re a business operating WITHOUT the internet?”

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Diagnosis: Dengue Fever & Pneumonia, Part 2

A nurse came over and escorted us to a room on the second floor. The sign posted outside the room read as follows: “Infectious Female Ward.”

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Our Filipino Car Insurance Report

Would our first experience with a car insurance company in the Philippines be a good one?

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How BDO Screwed Up Our Dollar Account in the Philippines

My asawa and I have a peso savings account with BDO.

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