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Medical Assistance

Requested from OWWA by R. BONGON at 02:29 PM on Jan 27, 2023.
Purpose: for medical purposes
Date of Coverage: 01/27/2023 - 01/27/2023
Tracking no: #OWWA-719705935907

BONGON 02:29 PM, Jan 27, 2023

Rayniel B. Bongon
430 Janopol Oriental
Tanauan City Batangas

My name is Rayniel Bongon , 24 years old and I am writing you to ask for financial assistance. I was examined with having an End –stage kidney disease.  With this, I would like to humbly request you thru your health program, to please assist us for my monthly treatments and medicines. My father was a former OFW since 2015 and as of now my father was unemployed. Please contact me at 09205412690 and with my email address if you are able to help. Thank you for your time and for considering this request.
Thank you.

D. Erum 07:00 PM, Jan 27, 2023

January 27, 2023

Dear Mr. RAYNIEL Bongon,

Thank you for your request dated Jan 27, 2023 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Medical Assistance.

We received your request on Jan 27, 2023 and will respond on or before Feb 17, 2023 02:29:45 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 https://batchonboard20190219-dot-efoi-ph.appspot.com/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEU9XV0EtNzE5NzA1OTM1OTA3DA, for request with ticket number #OWWA-719705935907.

Thank you.


Ma. Cynthia D. Erum
OWWA-FOI Officer

Torres 07:30 PM, Jan 27, 2023

January 27, 2023



Thank you for your request dated Jan 27, 2023 02:29:45 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch for Medical Assistance.

Foremost, Mr. Rayniel Bongon we hope you are feeling better and have found assistance for your medical conditions.

Be correctly informed that OWWA is the government agency that assist OFWs and their family in their welfare and protection needs.  Currently, OWWA has no program for health and medical assistance for the dependents of OFWs.  The medical and health benefits of OWWA are for the members with active membership at OWWA and PhilHealth.

It is suggested that you seek the assistance of your local government unit in Tanuan City or the Provincial Government of Bantangas.

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing the OWWA- FOI Decision Makers at email: foi_dm@owwa.gov.ph. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response and should be made within FIFTEEN (15) calendar days from the date you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within THIRTY (30) calendar days from the date we received your review request.

However, if you are still not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.


Deputy Administrator
OWWA-FOI Decision Maker

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