Filipinos are now conscious on how important a health insurance is. Health insurance does not only help you in your medical needs, but also your qualified legal beneficiaries. PhilHealth is one of the most known health insurance in the country and companies usually require their employees to have it.
The good news is, now you can register and get a PhilHealth number without going to their office.
The online registration is a service that can be availed of you are employed, self-employed (either non-professional or professional), an OFW or a retiree in the Government and Private Sector.
Everyone can go to any PhilHealth agency and file their PMRF (Philhealth Member Registration Form) together with the needed requirements, but you can also do this online by completing the Phases of registration and passing the required documents through email.
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The first step is to fill in all the needed personal information. All of the information must be consistent or the same with the rest of your other documents. Make sure that all of your dependents’ information are all correct. Do not leave a space blank. Select the right member category. You might be asked about your employment details, make sure you indicate if you are a retiree, an OFW, employed or self-employed.
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After you submit the details and documents, check your email for the confirmation message. To be an active member and be eligible for the PhilHealth benefits, start paying the premiums.