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medical assistance/ medicine for chemo

Requested from PCSO by C. MARAS at 12:56 PM on Oct 26, 2022.
Purpose: medical assistance/ medicine for chemo
Date of Coverage: 09/12/2022 - 09/12/2022
Tracking no: #PCSO-348571904185

MARAS 12:56 PM, Oct 26, 2022

OCTOBER 26,2022

           I'am CRISTINA Y. MARAS 48 years old,i live at 1235 BATANGAS ST.TONDO MLA. I was diagnosed of MUCINOUS OVARIAN CANCER , I  recently had surgery and I will be needing  chemotherapy for 6 cycles. My family and I are financially challenged to suuport me with my badly needed treatment .I'am writing this to your office asking for my chemo medicine for free.
                I'am humbly asking for  your generosity an additional medical assitance in your office. And I will be very grateful if you will  help me out  in my difficult time.

Jimenez 08:57 AM, Oct 27, 2022

October 27, 2022


Thank you for your request dated Oct 26, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for medical assistance/ medicine for chemo.

We received your request on Oct 26, 2022 and will respond on or before Nov 16, 2022 12:56:36 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 #PCSO-348571904185.

Thank you.


Ruchiella T. Jimenez
FOI Officer

Decision Maker 12:18 PM, Oct 27, 2022

October 27, 2022



Thank you for your request dated Oct 26, 2022 12:56:36 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for medical assistance/ medicine for chemo.

Response to Request

Please find the attached herein document on the coverage of financial assistance under the PCSO Medical Assistance Program with the respective documentary requirements.  

Further, we wish to inform you that the application for assistance shall depend upon the location of the health facility where the patient is being managed/ treated. 

For facilities within Metro Manila, assistance is processed through online application at the PCSO Official Website. Please go to <>, find the E-Services tab and click on the NCR Online Application for Medical Assistance.  

For those in the provinces, either proceed directly to the servicing PCSO Branch Office or coordinate first with the Medical Social Services  or Billing Department  of the facility or Malasakit Center within the facility, if applicable, to inquire on the specific process, as procedures vary between Branch Offices.

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PCSO Decision Maker

 Medical Assistance Requirements (1).PDF

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