SENATE BILL

JUL
21
2016

SBN-796: Mandatory Philhealth Coverage for All PWDs Act of 2016

An Act Granting Mandatory Philhealth Coverage To All Persons With Disability, Amending For The Purpose Republic Act No. 7277, As Amended, Otherwise Known As The “Magna Carta For Persons With Disability”, Providing Funds Therefor And For Other Purposes

  • This bill provides all PWDs with automatic health insurance coverage under the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth).
  • To support their enrollment to Philhealth, the national government shall pay for their premium payments to be sourced from the sin tax collections in accordance with Republic Act No. 10351 otherwise known as “An Act Restructuring the Excise Tax on Alcohol and Tobacco Products”.

 

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