Who issues a PhilHealth Member Registration Form?
PhilHealth is the company that provides health insurance and is regulated by the Philippine government. The company was created in 1995; its aim has always been to create universal health coverage for the Filipinos. At present, all employers in the Philippines are supposed to furnish their employees with such health coverage.
What is PhilHealth Member Registration Form for?
In case an individual is unemployed or self-employed, they can register with PhilHealth as an Individually Paying Member. To do so, a PhilHealth Member Registration Form (PMRF) must be filled out and submitted with the PhilHealth insurance company. If a person, who is already a member wants to update their information, the same form must be filed.
Is PhilHealth Member Registration Form accompanied by other forms?
Applying for the Registration as a PhilHealth member is a complex procedure as it requires gathering and submitted several accompanying documents, the full list of the possible supporting papers can be checked here1. In most case, this list is limited to:
Two original copies of the PMRF
Two recent ID pictures in 1x1 format
Two valid IDs, and either
A photocopy of premium payments to PhilHealth,
or any other document indicating the months of premium payments to PhilHealth
When is PhilHealth Member Registration Form due?
The form should be filed when an individual needs to get registered as a PhilHealth member, the submission of the PMRF does not imply following a particular due date.
How do I fill out PhilHealth Member Registration Form?
In general, the completed form must provide such details:
Member’s personal information (full name, date of birth, residential address, contacts, etc.)
Member’s defendants (their names, date of birth, PhilHealth Identification Numbers (PINs)
Where do I send PhilHealth Member Registration Form?
The completed PhilHealth Member Registration Form must be directed to the Local Healthcare Information Organization (LHIO) along with all the supporting documentation.