The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) reiterated it has increased the contribution of overseas Filipino workers to 3.0% of their monthly salary, but opposition to this measure is gaining traction online.
OFWs whose monthly income ranges from P10,000 to P60,000 must pay 3.0% (an increase from 2.75% in 2019), the state-owned agency mandated.
Please be informed that PhilHealth Circular No. 2020-0014 entitled " Premium Contribution and Collection of Payment of…
An online petition on Change.org — which has gained over 276,000 signatures (as of this posting) has since been circulating to repeal the measure, given the global health crisis caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).