PhilHealth Assures Financial Risk Protection for AFP- KIA and PNP-KIPO’s Beneficiaries

In support to the national government’s commitment to provide social services for the beneficiaries of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and Philippine National Police (PNP) killed in police action and operation personnel, PhilHealth XII and other government agencies involved in the provision of said services, participated in the recently conducted orientation and consultation on the Comprehensive Social Benefits Program (CBSP) at the King’s Hall, Provincial Capitol, Isulan, Sultan Kudarat.
PhilHealth XII personnel (in green corporate shirts: Grace B. Quintero & Nevin L. Hallegado ) during the recently held orientation and consultation with the beneficiaries of the Comprehensive Social Benefit Program (CBSP) at King’s Hall, Provincial Capitol, Isulan, Sultan Kudarat

An order was issued that all claims for death and permanent total disability or sickness benefits of uniformed personnel shall be filed and acted upon in accordance with the existing rules and regulations relative to what is stated in the Memorandum Circular No. 2000-005, pursuant to the provisions of Section 76 of RA 6975, as amended.

Other than PhilHealth coverage, qualified beneficiaries of uniformed men killed in action/ killed in police operation (KIA/KIPO) could avail of the maintenance medicines provided by the Department of Health (DOH).

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) shall grant them sustainable livelihood program.

The National Housing Authority (NHA) will provide assistance to the same identified affected families and beneficiaries.

Other concerned agencies shall assist Aid in Individual Crisis (AICS) with transportation, medical, burial, education and food.

An award of financial scholarship benefits for tuition fee, miscellaneous expenses to a National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) scholar shall be paid directly to the school in which the beneficiaries wish to enroll.

The Regional Head for the Presidential Management Staff Mary Ann V. Lucero, has enjoined all agencies involved to actively participate and get pro-active in the delivery and provision of said services.

Government agencies who participated in said orientation/ consultation other than the AFP/PNP and those mentioned earlier are: Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and Department of Education (DepEd) for Education; DOH, PhilHealth and DSWD for health; TESDA, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for capacity building, and the Departments of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Labor (DOLE), DTI and DSWD for employment.

As of March 31, 2018, there are already 849,430 enrolled indigent households with 971,438 beneficiaries in the database of PhilHealth Region XII. # (Hanah G. Naanep, PRO III, with reports from Grace B. Quintero and Nevin L. Hallegado)

Post a Comment

Comments Here

Previous Post Next Post