DOH The Philippine Health System at Glance


The health financing system in the country is complex as it involves different layers of financial sources, regulatory bodies and health service providers. In 1995, the National Health Insurance Program (NHIP) managed by Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHIC or PhilHealth) was institutionalized and signaled the movement towards a single-payer premium-based financing or insurance system. However, the current system continues to maintain a dual financing system existing parallel to each other

Source InstitutionDepartment of Health
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Page Count15
Place of PublicationManila
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Tags DOH Research Report, Philippine Health System