Increase of PhilHealth Premium Contribution Effective December 2019
Pursuant to the provisions of Republic Act No. 11223--or the "Universal Health Care Act (UHC Act)"-- the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) issued Circular No. 2019-0009, providing the new monthly premium contributions in accordance to the premium rates and monthly income/basic salary floor and ceiling as prescribed in the UHC Act.
The new premium schedule takes effect on December 7, 2019 or 15 days after the publication of [PhilHealth Circular No. 2019-0009]. Its application for employed members will be for the applicable month of December 2019 (which is payable on January 2020).