Tag Archives: Health

Drugs for diabetes,hypertension and high cholesterol now exempt from VAT

Find out the most commonly asked questions about VAT-exempt drugs for diabetes, hypertension, and high cholesterol under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law. What are the benefits of TRAIN Law for people with diabetes, hypertension, (“high blood”), and high cholesterol? Beginning January 1, 2019, the sale of drugs against diabetes, hypertension, (“high blood”), and high… Read More »

Senator Risa Hontiveros is proud to have authored 3 Health laws

  Senator Risa Hontiveros is a proud author of 3 health laws.   These are the 3 health laws authored by Senator Risa Hontiveros which makes the life of every Filipino more comfortable; Strengthened Anti-Hospital Deposit Law, Philippine Mental Health Law, First 1000 Days Law, Healthy Nanay, Healthy Bulilit   The Strengthened Anti-Hospital Deposit Law authored by the… Read More »

The PhilHealth benefit rate for medical detoxification drug rehabilitation package is Php10,000

Medical Detoxification Drug Rehabilitation Package   PhilHealth will answer for your Medical Detoxification Drug Rehabilitation Package at Php10,000.   The PhilHealth benefit rate for medical detoxification package is Php10, 000 as articulated in PhilHealth Circular No.2016-0030.   However, the state-run agency emphasized that the medical detoxification is only the first stage or the precursor to effective drug addiction… Read More »

Philippine Antibiotic Awareness Week

  Philippine Antibiotic Awareness week runs from November 12 to November 18, 2018.   Immunization can reduce antimicrobial resistance through: Prevention of infectious diseases Reduce prevalence of primary viral infections Developing of new or improved vaccines which can prevent diseases that are becoming difficult to treat or untreatable owing to antimicrobial resistance