PhilHealth CARES: Still accepting applications up to February 14, 2012

Last February 1, 2012 Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) announced that they are now accepting application for their CARES program.

For some of you who didn’t know PhilHealth CARES  (PhilHealth Customer Assistance, Relations and Empowerment StaffProgram, 600 registered nurses will be soon be recruited and deployed by the government hospitals nationwide to provide better, more personalized services to members at point-of-service.

PhilHealth CARES program:

  • These nurses will be trained to help lessen the problems encountered in benefits availment of PhilHealth members.
  • They will also help the hospitals in facilitating the documentary requirements and significantly reduce the number of Return-to-Hospital (RTH) claims, which affects the processing time of claims.
  • They also perform data- gathering functions such as exit interviews with patients and members, surveys and other studies that PhilHealth might initiate in the future.
  • The nurses will not do premium collection functions.
They will start hiring around 334 nurses and they will be assigned to Level 3 and 4 government hospitals and 196 more will be assigned to Level 1 and 2 hospitals which is expected to start in March 2012, after the recruitment and training processes have been completed. The engagement will run for six (6) months but may be renewed until end-2012.

Interested applicants may email their resumes to [email protected] under the subject heading“PhilHealth CARES application.”

According to PhilHealth President Dr. Eduardo Banzon, the compensation for the PhilHealth CARES will beP15,000.oo per month with health insurance.   Interested applicants will have until February 14, 2012 to send their resumes and applications to  [email protected].  The subject of the e-mail should be PhilHealth CARES application


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