PhilHealth recently released an advisory that the premium rate of direct contributors increase to 4% and is effective January 2022.
Members who had settled their PhilHealth payments from January-May 2022 should settle the 1% difference. Moving forward, the June payments of the new rate of 4% will appear on the Electronic Premium Remittance System (EPRS) and the PhilHealth Member Portal starting June 2022.
As prescribed in Section 10 of Republic Act No. 11223 or the Universal Health Care (UHC) Act, and in accordance with PhilHealth Circular No. 2020-0005 on the “Premium Contribution Schedule in the National Health Insurance Program (Revision 1);’all Direct Contributors are hereby advised that the premium rate for CY 2022 is 4.0%, with an income floor of P10,000.00 and income ceiling of P80,000.00 effective January 2022. Please see details below:
The adjusted premium rate shall take effect in the Electronic Premium Remittance System (EPRS) and the PhilHealth Member Portal starting the applicable month of June 2022. Members and employers who have already paid their contributions at 3% are advised to generate the corresponding Statement of Premium Account for the paid periods so they can settle the 1o/o differential payments/remittances until December 31, 2022.