Appendectomy is the surgical removal of the appendix.
Philhealth’s coverage for appendectomy is:
24,000 pesos — Total Coverage
14,400 pesos — for hospital expenses
9,600 pesos — for professional fees (PF)
Above coverage is true for the following Codes:.
44950 — Appendectomy
44960 — Appendectomy for ruptured appendix with abscess or generalized peritonitis
44970 — Appendectomy (surgical laparoscopy)
Appendectomy is the usual treatment of appendicitis. Appendicitis is a condition when the appendix is swollen, inflamed, sore or infected. Appendectomy needs to be performed to prevent the appendix from being ruptured or from bursting and cause life-threatening infection.
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