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What Are the Diseases Covered by PhilHealth? Quick Guide to PhilHealth Case Rates

What Are the Diseases Covered by PhilHealth? Quick Guide to PhilHealth Case Rates

PhilHealth implements a case rate payment system where the amount that PhilHealth will reimburse the patient depends on the specific illness/case. This coverage includes healthcare professional fees and facility charges. 

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Dengue is among the cases covered by PhilHealth. Dengue fever with and without warning signs is covered up to ₱10,000 while Severe Dengue is covered up to ₱16,000. 

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Listed below are other common illnesses covered by PhilHealth and their case rates. Take note that this is not a complete list. Complete case rate information can be searched in the Philhealth Portal.

Acute Gastroenteritis

Acute Renal Failure₱19,300
Allergic Reactions₱6,200
Anaphylactic Shock (Severe Allergic Reactions)₱7,600
Arthritis (Infectious)₱9,700
Asthma (In Acute Exacerbation) ₱9,000
Back Pain, Radiculopathy, Sciatica₱6,400
Bleeding Disorders/Hemorrhagic Conditions₱12,800
Brain Injury/Intracranial Injury₱8,800
Breast Cancer/Malignancy₱11,800
Cancer/Malignancy (Depends on Affected Organs), Examples: Bone and Cartilage

Case Rate Range for Malignancy

Central Nervous System

Digestive Organs



Cardiac Arrhythmia and Cardiomyopathy₱13,400
Chikungunya and Other Arthropod-Borne Viral Fever₱8,100
Chronic Heart Disease Without Complication₱4,000
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease₱12,200
Chronic Kidney Disease₱14,500
COVID-19 Moderate Without Pneumonia With Risk Factors for Progression

COVID-19 Moderate With Pneumonia

COVID-19 Severe

COVID-19 Critical

₱143, 267


Dengue Fever

Dengue, Severe

Diabetes Mellitus With Complications Other Than Coma or Ketosis₱12,600
Diabetes Mellitus With Coma or Ketosis₱15,800
Dehydration (Moderate-Severe)₱4,000
Ebola Virus Disease₱110,000 up to ₱222,000
Heart Failure₱15,500
Heat Stroke and Other Heat Exhaustion₱6,500
Hypertensive Urgency/Emergency₱9,000
Inflammatory Bowel Disease₱9,100
Inflammatory Diseases of the Central Nervous System (Encephalitis, Myelitis, etc.)₱21,600
Inflammatory Disease of the Heart (Endocarditis, Myocarditis, etc.)₱14,400
Injuries to Muscle, Tendons, and Joints ₱7,200
Intestinal Obstruction₱10,100
Ischemic Heart Disease With Myocardial Infarction

Ischemic Heart Disease Without Myocardial Infarction

Leptospirosis Moderate to Severe₱11,000
Liver Failure₱20,600
Mental and Behavioral Disorders₱7,800
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV)₱50,000-₱100,000
Migraine and Headache Syndromes₱5,500

If With Complications

Newborn Sepsis₱11,700
Nutritional Disorder₱9,200
Osteoporosis and Disorders of Bone Density and Structure₱7,900
Otitis Media₱7,800
Pancreatitis and Diseases of the Pancreas₱12,600
Parasitic Infection Without Complications (Ex. Malaria, Schistosomiasis)₱4,000
Peptic Ulcer With Hemorrhage

Peptic Ulcer Without Hemorrhage

 Perinatal Infections₱12,700
Pneumonia High Risk

Moderate Risk

Postpartum Complications₱9,300
Pregnancy/Maternal Comorbidities₱6,800
Rheumatic Heart Disease₱12,800
Skin Infections₱4,000


Systemic Lupus Erythematosus₱11,900
Tuberculosis (Extrapulmonary)

TB (Miliary)

TB (Pulmonary)


Typhoid Fever₱10,000
Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (Acute Bronchitis)₱4,000
Urinary Tract Infection or UTI (Admissible)₱7,500
Urolithiasis ₱4,000
Viral Hepatitis₱11,800
Viral Infection (Ex. Measles) (Admissible)₱7,700
Viral Infection of the Nervous System₱21,100
Zika Virus₱8,100

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Written by Camille Lamera, MD

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Camille Lamera, MD

Camille Lamera is a medical doctor with clinical and government work experience. She has always been passionate about health education and public service, having worked in two government offices and as a part-time educator in Preventive and Community Medicine. She is currently working as a doctor in public health while also doing freelance academic and scientific writing.

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