Tag: Philhealth deduction

Philhealth Coverage for Hemorrhoidectomy — Hemorrhoid Removal

  Hemorrhoidectomy is a surgical procedure to remove hemorrhoids. How much is Philhealth coverage for hemorrhoidectomy? Total coverage is 12,120 For the doctor’s professional fee:  6,720 For hospital costs:  5,400 Any of the following type of hermorrhoidectomy is covered: . By simple ligature (example, by rubber band) . Excision of external hemorrhoid tags and/or multiple papillae […]

Philhealth Coverage for Appendectomy

  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 […]

Philhealth Coverage for Renal Biopsy

Renal biopsy is also called kidney biopsy. It’s a procedure in which the doctor extracts a small piece of kidney tissue for laboratory examination. There are 2 types of renal biopsy covered by Philhealth: Code 50200 Renal biopsy; percutaneous, by trocar or needle Total coverage: 8,020 pesos For PF:  2,520 For hospital expenses: 5,500 Code […]

Philhealth Deduction for Endoscopy of the Stomach

ENDOSCOPY is mainly a diagnostic procedure. Your doctor uses an endoscope to examine your digestive tract and evaluate bleeding in your digestive tract, swallowing difficulty, stomach pain, ulcers, gastritis, chronic constipation or diarrhea or polyps in your colon. An endoscope is a flexible tube with a light and a camera at the tip, inserted through your throat into […]

Philhealth Deduction for Gallbladder Removal or Cholecystectomy

Here are Philhealth coverages for different types of cholecystectomy or gallbladder removal. Cholecystectomy is a surgical procedure used to remove the gallbladder. This is to treat gallbladder inflammation, gallstone-caused illnesses and other gallbladder conditions. Code 47562 Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, surgical laparoscopy; or any method of cholecystectomy Total coverage: 31,000 For PF: 12,400 For Hospital costs: 18,600 […]