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Medical Assistance

Requested from DOH by L. Aliponga at 10:33 PM on Nov 24, 2022.
Purpose: Financial Assistance for Hospital Bills
Date of Coverage: 11/15/2022 - 11/24/2022
Tracking no: #DOH-741958738233

Aliponga 10:33 PM, Nov 24, 2022

I want to ask for financial assistance for my uncle's hospital bills. That cost 105 thousand pesos. He is currently confined at San Pedro Calungsod Medical Center Inc. My family is already suffering from loans and debt, we cannot afford to pay 105 thousand pesos to release my uncle.

Receiving Officer 10:30 AM, Nov 25, 2022

November 25, 2022

Dear Laica Marie,

Thank you for your request dated Nov 24, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Medical Assistance.

We received your request on Nov 24, 2022 and will respond on or before Dec 15, 2022 10:33:38 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #DOH-741958738233.

Thank you.


FOI Receiving Officer
FOI Officer

Maker 10:32 AM, Nov 25, 2022

November 25, 2022

Dear Laica Marie Aliponga,


Thank you for your request dated Nov 24, 2022 10:33:38 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Medical Assistance.

Response to Request

Your FOI request is approved. 
Attached are the FAQs on the DOH Malasakit Program for your reference. Contact the DOH hotlines on this link:  to get medical assistance and facilitate your request

In addition, kindly submit the following documents to the Malasakit Program Office or the Malasakit Centers

1. Medical Certificate or medical abstract
2. Certificate of Indigency
3. Drug or Medicine prescription or treatment protocol, as applicable
4. Laboratory or diagnostic request
5. Hospital bill

For inquiries, contact the DOH Malasakit Program Office at telephone number (02) 8651-7800 local 1806-1815 or email at 

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Thank you.


FOI Decision Maker
FOI Receiving Officer


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