Question: I am giving birth to my child next month. How much would be the Philhealth deduction from my my hospital bill?
Answer: The amount of your Philhealth maternity benefit depends on whether you give birth by Normal Delivery or by Cesarean Section, and the type of facility where you will delivery your baby.
Cesarean Section o CS: 19,000 pesos is the total benefit:
11,400 pesos — for hospital expenses
7,600 pesos — for doctors (professional fee)
Kapag sa Level 1 Hospital (Small Hospital) at Maternity o Lying-in Clinic:
6,500 pesos ang total benefits:
3,900 pesos — for clinic or hospital expenses
2,600 pesos — for midwife or doctor
Kapag malaking hospital (Level 2 to 4 hospital):
5,000 pesos ang total benefits:
3,000 pesos — for hospital expenses
2,000 pesos — for doctor (professional fee)
Kapag Normal Delivery, Merong Prenatal Care Benefit:
Up to 1,500 pesos
Makukuha mo ito as a refund check from Philhealth, delivered to your address.
You need to give Official Receipts of prenatal care expenses. Ano ang mga puede? List of prenatal care expenses covered
Kung halimbawa, 1,200 pesos lang ang ma-submit mo na ORs, 1,200 lang ang marefund mo. Isasama ang ORs sa Maternity benefit claim, kaya i-submit mo ang mga ORs kasabay ng maternity claim documents.
Newborn Care Package for Baby Delivered through
CS or Normal Delivery:
Up to 1,750 pesos
Ang claim na ito ay separate sa Maternity benefit, pero dapat magawa ang newborn care procedures within 36 hours pagkapanganak, except for certain cases.
Puedeng ma-enjoy mo ang up to 1,750 worth of newborn care, or less than 1,750, depende sa available na newborn care procedures sa hospital o clinic.
List of Newborn Care Procedures