The Philippine Health Insurance or the ‘Philhealth’, as what it’s known to many Filipinos, is a national health insurance program of the Philippine government.
Once registered as a member, you’ll be assigned a Personal Identification Number (PIN). You use this PIN to pay the required membership contributions (yes, simple as that).
Eventually, if you use an incorrect PIN, other PhilHealth member may benefit from your payment.
As what is posted on its website, PhilHealth would like to reminds us,
“Siguraduhin tama ang iyong PIN upang hindi maitala sa ibang miyembro ang iyong hulog.”
Recently, we received a lot of quiries how to recover forgotten/lost PIN.
If you happen to have thesame problem, read this other blog post – Lost your PhilHealth PIN? Don’t worry, it’s just one text away!
Moving on, you can check your latest date of payment, and the validity of your health insurance thru the Member Data Record (MDR).
Take note that in times of confinement, some hospitals may still require you to provide a hard copy of MDR for your expenses to be covered. Likely, these hospitals don’t have access to PhilHealth’s ‘My PhilHealth Portal’ facility.
How to get MDR
There are two ways to get an updated copy of MDR.
1.) Get a copy from any PhilHealth office near you
Below is PhilHealth Head Office’s contact details.
Head Office Address
Citystate Centre, 709 Shaw Blvd.,
1603 Pasig City, Philippines
While here, you can find the directory of the regional offices.
Moreover, PhilHealth Express can be found inside:
- Robinsons Manila
- LRT North Mall, Caloocan
- Robinsons Otis
- Robinsons Malabon
- Lucky Chinatown, Binondo, Manila
2.) You may request a copy to be sent in your email.
Here’s how to request for an electronic copy.
a. Open your email and write a message to email@example.com
b. In your message, write your correct and complete:
- LAST NAME
- FIRST NAME
- MIDDLE NAME
c. Send your message and wait for PhilHealth’s reply!
d. Once an electronic copy of your MDR was emailed, print and keep a copy of it for future use.
For more inquiries, contact PhilHealth.
Corporate Action Center: (02) 441-7442
OFW mobile phone: +63917-5129149
Corporate Action Center: firstname.lastname@example.org
OFP Operation Center: email@example.com
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