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Medical assistance

Requested from PCSO by R. Cañonero at 07:32 AM on Mar 16, 2023.
Purpose: Medical Assistance
Date of Coverage: 03/16/2023 - 03/16/2023
Tracking no: #PCSO-263700510636

Cañonero 07:32 AM, Mar 16, 2023

hello,i would like to ask an medical assistance for my Mr.Romarcito Cañonero,52 yrs old..from butuan city,agusan del just get out fron the hospital..for my mild strook,kidney  problem and liver..the doctor advised me to take rest for 120 days ..she has given me a medicine prescription expensive a week cost if 5k us my 1 month since i was hospitalized  ..please i need your help to compensate my last 3 montgs medication medicine..even any amt or medicine..because i have no wrk for now and im alone mother is too old with her now.

Jimenez 08:25 AM, Mar 17, 2023

March 17, 2023

Dear Romarcito,

Thank you for your request dated Mar 16, 2023 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Medical assistance.

We received your request on Mar 16, 2023 and will respond on or before Apr 06, 2023 07:32:39 AM, 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 #PCSO-263700510636.

Thank you.


Ruchiella T. Jimenez
FOI Officer

Decision Maker 09:11 AM, Mar 17, 2023

March 17, 2023

Dear Romarcito Cañonero,

Attached herewith are documentary requirements for each type of assistance under the PCSO Medical Access Program.  

We wish to inform you that the application for assistance shall depend upon the location of the hospital/health facility where the patient is being managed/ treated and if the hospital/facility has a Malasakit Center.

Patient confined or being treated in hospitals/facilities with Malasakit Centers should submit their application for assistance thru the Malasakit Centers, while patients being treated in hospitals/facilities with no Malasakit Centers should apply for assistance with the nearest branch offices or thru Online Application for hospitals/facilities in the National Capital Region.  

You can find the list of Malasakit Centers nationwide through our website at Look for the Programs and Services tab and click Medical Access Program under CAD Programs and Services.

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