Up to P100K compensation for vaccine injury, death

THE Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) recently announced its compensation package for those who, after getting vaccinated against coronavirus disease (Covid-19), develop serious adverse effects that will lead to hospitalization, permanent disability or death. The package and its guidelines are found in PhilHealth Circular 2021-0007 published on June 18, 2021. In a recent media forum […]

GOCC regulator backs proposed dividend hike

THE Governance Commission for Government-Owned and -Controlled Corporations (GOCCs) said it supports a proposal to increase the dividend contributions of state-owned firms to 75% of their net profit from 50% currently. “Governance Commission fully supports the joint efforts of the Executive and the Legislature to arrive at a stimulus package that provides substantial support to […]

Prenatal package

THE PRENATAL package of Makati Medical Center (MakatiMed) includes outpatient laboratory and ultrasound procedures, including an anti-HBS test, blood typing, congenital anomaly scan, glucose tolerance test, hepatitis B serologic test, HIV screening test, transvaginal or pelvic ultrasound, and urinalysis. The package is available to all maternity patients till Nov. 25. For more information, call 8-888-8999 […]

‘Suroy-Suroy Sugbo’ returns

THE Cebu Provincial Government launched four new ‘Suroy-Suroy Sugbo’ tour packages on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Meanwhile, the tourism booking portal for the tour packages will open on Monday, March 22. The tour packages are as follows: Southern Adventure, Northern Escapade, Island Getaway for those wanting to visit the islands of Bantayan and Malapascua, and […]