DOH announced that Hospitalization will be free next year for all poor Filipinos

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Health secretary Paulyn Jean Rossel-Ubial announced the good news on Saturday. She said the poor Filipinos will have a free hospitalization and medicine bills by 2017.


“This the is first time in [DOH] history ... President Duterte has exerted all efforts and expect changes in the next days ... poor patients will leave hospitals with no billings balance,” Ubial said.

“There’s no need to hold any card of PhilHealth, just prove to us you are a Filipino, you are entitled to be covered by health benefits, the PhilHealth will take care of the hospital billings and other concerns,” Ubial added.


Ubial visited the Integrated Provincial Hospital Office (IPHO) in Maguindanao for the inauguration of the first ever CT Scan machine in the facility.

She said starting next year, budget for health services have been increased to cover the hospital needs of the poor and needy Filipinos. 

Ubial shared her conversation with President Duterte. She said Duterte assured her, as Duterte said, “Just take care of the poor, I'll take care where to find the money.”

Ubial said she was happy a few senators allowed extra P1 billion from P2 billion her office had asked for to finance for free medicines pharmaceuticals for indigent Filipinos. 

She reported that President Duterte has put aside another P5 billion out of assets from Philippine Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) to cover extra upkeep medications of the poor patients.

Source: GMA

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