Tax Notes: Posting and remitting PhilHealth contributions by OFWs

IN accordance with Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) Advisory No. 008, series of 2018, all land-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) should ensure that their PhilHealth payments are reported and posted through any accredited collecting agent.

For unposted payments, OFWs can present their official receipts and remittance reports as proof of payment.

To verify contribution payment records, OFWs can visit https://memberinquiry.philhealth.gov.ph or call PhilHealth’s Corporate Action Center hotline through (+632) 4417442.

To facilitate the easy retrieval of information, OFWs are required to update their member data records, particularly their:

-Middle and last names,

-Mobile and telephone numbers,

-Email address, and

-Postal address

Please be guided accordingly.

Source: P&A Grant Thornton
Certified Public Accountants
Punongbayan & Araullo (P&A) is the Philippine member firm
of Grant Thornton International Ltd.