How To Apply PhilHealth ID Card

If you are wondering why the need to apply for a Philhealth ID Card or what Philhealth actually doesfor it members, well, here’s a bit of a breakdown for you:

  • They provide access to quality health care services here in the Philippines
  • They provide medical assistance whenever they need to avail of it
  • And of course, they provide hospitalization assistance as well 

For easy reference, a PhilHealth ID (identification card) is being issued to each member after registration in accordance to PhilHealth website, and if you have not gotten your own identification card

Photo by TeacherPH

And so, if you haven’t gotten your own PhilHealth Identification Card, here’s how to register:

1. Fill-out two (2) copies of the PhilHealth Member Registration Form
2. Submit PMRF to the nearest LHIO together with the following documents:
  • Two (2) 1×1 latest ID picture,
  • Two valid IDs; and
  • Any of the following documents, in respect to which category you fall under:

For SSS pensioners

  • Photocopy of Death, Disability and Retirement (DDR) indicating the date of retirement and effectivity date of pension
  • Photocopy of the Retiree/Pensioner Certification indicating the effectivity date of retirement

For GSIS pensioners

  • Photocopy of Certification/Letter of Approval of Retirement indicating the effectivity date of retirement
  • Photocopy of Service Record issued by the employer showing rendered services of not less than 120 months
  • Photocopy of Certification/Retirement Gratuity from the employer indicating services of not less than 120 months
  • Photocopy of retirement voucher issued by GSIS

For Uniformed personnel of AFP, PNP, BJMP and BFP

  • Photocopy of General/Special or Bureau Order indicating effectivity date of retirement
  • Photocopy of Certification/Letter of Approval of Retirement from the GSIS indicating services of not less than 120 months
  • Photocopy of Statement of Services issued by previous employer showing service of not less than 120 months

For GSIS Disability Pensioner / SSS Permanent Total Disability Pensioner before March 4, 1995

  • Photocopy of Death, Disability and Retirement (DDR) indicating the date of retirement and effectivity date of pension
  • Photocopy of Disability Pensioner Certification issued by SSS/GSIS indicating effectivity date of pension or the period of coverage for disabled pensioner.

For SSS Survivorship Pensioner before March 4, 1995

  • Photocopy of Death, Disability and Retirement indicating the type of survivorship in nature and the effectivity date of pension
  • Photocopy of Survivorship Pensioner Certification indicating the effectivity date of pension

For other individuals who are not under the above mentioned categories

  • Photocopy of official receipts of premium payments to PhilHealth
  • Any other documents indicating the months of premium payments to PhilHealth
3. Await Member Data Record (MDR) and PhilHealth ID Card

Got more questions about the Philheath ID Card? Here are more information that could maybe answer your questions:

PHILHEALTH ID CARD

It is no news that Philhealth has announced their new Philhealth Card which is now dubbed as the I-PhilHealthy Card. Existing and aspiring member can, of course, apply for this new card that is loaded with perks, too, such as:

  • Discounts on health and wellness products in selected partner-merchants
  • Discounts on services in selected partner-merchants

Here are some of Philhealth’s partner-merchants:

  • Watson’s
  • South Star Drug, Rose Pharmacy
  • Vivian Sarabia Optical
  • Fresenius Medical Care
  • JNW Drug Testing Inc.
  • PQ Health Shield.

If you are wondering where you can apply for a membership or where to get your Philhealth ID Card, just check where the nearest Philhealth branch to you is or you can also register at SM branches or Bayad Center outlets.

Potential registrants at SM branches must bring any valid ID card, copies of supporting documents for qualified dependents that he wants to declare under his membership and payment of P360.00, inclusive of one quarter premium, registration fee and card. While for Bayad Center outlets, they charge P358.00 for the same card.

For more details about the new card and the ongoing registration activity, interested parties may call the PhilHealth Call Center at 441-7442.

*Featured Photo by Filipiknow

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