THE Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (Philhealth) 7 signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Mactan Airport Porters’ Association-Associated Labor Union (Mapa-Alu) and with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 7 during its “AlaGa Ka,” or the “Benepisyong PhilHealth, Alamin at Gamitin” campaign for organized groups on June 20, 2019.
The Philhealth has a group enrollment scheme under its informal economy program, where individually paying members can register and pay the premium as organized groups.
Mapa-Alu signed the MOA with the Philhealth for the health insurance coverage of its porters, while the DENR 7 entered into a similar agreement for the coverage of its job order workers.
More than 30 associations, cooperatives, organized groups and representatives of government agencies in Central Visayas attended the “AlaGa Ka” activity for an orientation and for updates on the National Health Insurance Program (NHIP).
They also availed themselves of the mobile services provided by the Philhealth Cebu, such as updating of the member data records and issusance of identification card.
During the event, the Philhealth also recognized its organized group partners for supporting the NHIP. RAFI Microfinance Inc. and members of Church of God International were honored for their continued partnership with the Philhealth.
The Cebu People’s Multipurpose Cooperative and the Philippine Crop Insurance were recognized as exemplary contributing partners for they delivered premium payments on time.
The Philhealth gave awards to the Department of Social Welfare and Development and the Department of Health-Central Visayas Center for Health Development for having the largest number of enrolled members under the group enrollment scheme.
The Central Visayas office of the PhilHealth remains steadfast in serving its members and partners.