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    Medical Assistance Program

     

    The Office of the Vice President provides medical assistance for poor, marginalized, vulnerable, and disadvantaged individuals. Clients may avail of medical assistance, not exceeding P20,000.00, directly with the public and private hospitals listed below, per the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with OVP. 

    Service Providers that have a Memorandum of Agreement with OVP for Medical Assistance 

    As of   May 6, 2022 

     Government Hospitals in Metro Manila  

    • Philippine General Hospital  (Manila) 
    • East Avenue Medical Center (Quezon City) 
    • Philippine Children’s Medical Center (Quezon City) 

     Government Hospitals in Visayas 

    •  Teresita Lopez  Jalandoni Provincial Hospital (Bacolod City, Negros Occidental) 

    If unable to avail of assistance from the hospitals listed above, the Client may apply directly with OVP by registering to our Online Appointment System (link: tinyurl.com/OVPMedAssistance). Once the scheduled appointment is confirmed, please submit the complete requirements at the ground floor of Ben-Lor Bldg., 1184 Quezon Ave., Quezon City from 9AM to 2PM. Only applications with complete requirements will be processed. Clients may apply for assistance from OVP only once every twelve (12) months.

     

    General Requirements Checklist  

    Document 

    Validity Conditions 

    1. Original Endorsement Letter from the Service Provider addressed to OVP, signed by the Medical Social Worker 

     

     

    • Signed and addressed to OVP 
    • Contains contact details of the Service Provider and Medical Social Worker 
    • If the endorsement is from a Service Provider that does not have a MOA with OVP, the endorsement letter should also contain the Service Provider’s bank account details 
    • Dated not more than six (6) months prior to the date of the interview 
    1. Original Application Form, filled-up and signed by the Client and/or authorized representative (if applicable) 
    • Dated and signed 
    • Complete details with legible writing/text 

     

               Medical Assistance Application Form: Download Form

     

    1. Social Case Study Report or Barangay Certificate of Indigency (Original or Certified True Copy) 
    • Dated and signed by the licensed social worker not more than one (1) year prior to the date of the interview 
    • May be addressed to OVP, other government agencies, or any acceptable generic alternative  
    1. Medical Records (Original or Certified True Copy) 

               e.g., Clinical Abstract, Medical Certificate 

    • Signed by the attending physician with license number indicated in the medical record 
    • Dated not more than six (6) months prior to the date of the interview  
    1. Photocopy of one (1) valid Identification Card (ID) of:  
    • Client 
    • Representative, if applicable 
    • Valid as of the date of the interview 
    • Listed by PAD as an acceptable ID 
    • Front and back of the card were photocopied  
    • Original must be presented for verification 

     

    List of Valid IDs: 

    - Driver’s License 

    - NBI Clearance / ID 

    - Passport 

    - PhilHealth ID 

    - Police Clearance / ID 

    - PRC ID 

    - PWD ID 

    - Senior Citizen ID 

    - Solo Parent ID 

    - TIN ID 

    - UMID/GSIS or SSS ID 

    - Voter’s Certification / ID 

    - 4Ps ID 

    - Postal ID 

    - Company ID 

    - Philippine Identification System (National ID) 

     

     

    Alternative IDs for Minors: 

    - Registered Birth Certificate (with Registry Number) 

    - School ID (currently enrolled) 

    - Barangay ID 

    - Service Issue Card from the Service Provider 

     

    A barangay certificate or any other alternative proof of identity may be accepted if an ID is not a viable option due to the circumstances of the Client (e.g., newborn, indigenous peoples). 

     Additional Requirements Per Case Type  

    Case Type 

    Document and Validity Conditions 

    Chemotherapy / Radiation Therapy / Brachy Therapy 

    • Treatment Protocol with cost breakdown issued by the attending physician with the following validity conditions: 
    • Signed by the physician with license number 
    • Dated not more than six (6) months prior to the date of the interview 

    Operation / Surgery / Transplant 

    • Estimated cost of operation issued by the attending physician with the following validity conditions: 
    • Signed by the physician with license number 
    • Dated not more than six (6) months prior to the date of the interview 

    Hospitalization 

    • If confined, the latest Statement of Account dated not more than six (6) months, signed by the billing or accounting officer 
    • If discharged, latest Statement of Account and Promissory Note signed by the hospital and the Client both dated not more than six (6) months prior to the date of the interview and duly signed by the authorized accounting or credit collection officer 

    Hemodialysis 

    • Price Quotation per session excluding the cost of dialyzer and professional fees dated not more than six (6) months prior to the date of the interview 

    Implant (General) 

    • Price Quotation signed and dated not more than six (6) months prior to the date of the interview 

    Laboratory / Diagnostic Procedure 

    • Request letter issued by the attending physician with the following validity conditions: 
    • Dated not more than six (6) months prior to the date of the interview  
    • Signed by the physician with license number  
    • Quotation from hospital or clinic where the procedure will be undertaken 

    Medicines 

    • Prescribed medicines issued by the attending physician with the following validity conditions: 
    • Signed by the physician with license number and contact details 
    • Dated not more than six (6) months prior to the date of the interview 
    • Price Quotation from a drug store (Globo Asiatico or South Star Drug) 

    Clients confined in suite rooms, private rooms, or private wards by choice are ineligible. If the confinement in such rooms was not by choice, the Client must request their respective Service Provider to issue a certificate stating that the confinement was beyond the Client's control due to any of the following reasons: 

    1. Emergency cases  
    1. Non-availability of ward services 
    1. Cases of communicable disease requiring isolation, including COVID-19 cases 
    1. Cases requiring intensive care 
    1. Chronic and catastrophic cases requiring prolonged admission 

    For more details, click the link for the OVP’s Citizen’s CharterFor additional clarifications, you may also contact OVP’s Public Assistance Division through 8370-1716 loc. 113 or [email protected]        

    Medical Assistance Application Form: Download Form