PhilHealth sets new benefit package for COVID-19 testing

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Published June 3, 2020, 3:50 PM

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) announced the new rate of its benefit package for COVID-19 testing. The adjustment resulted from its continuing consultation with stakeholders and infectious disease experts, increased availability and affordability of testing kits in the market, and increased number of qualified facilities to do SARS-CoV-2 testing.

As approved by the PhilHealth Board of Directors, the new rates are as follows:

Condition for payment

All services for testing are procured and provided by the testing laboratory

Amount

Php 3409

Condition for payment

Test kits are donated to the testing laboratory

Amount

Php 2077

Condition for payment

Test kits are donated to the testing laboratory; cost of running the laboratory and RT-PCR machine for testing is included in the

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