OFW Marissa Gazzingan Buncad, 46 years old, single resident of Atulayan Sur, Tuguegarao City who worked as domestic helper in Hongkong for 28 years receives her OWWA Insurance MEDplus amounting to P50,000 at OWWA Regional Welfare Office No. 02, Tuguegarao City on November 06, 2017.
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In June 2015 while in Hongkong she was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer Stage III where underwent Exploratory Laparotomy with total Abdominal Hysterectomy. Her Chemotherapy for six cycles was completed.
OFW Buncad’s employment contract was renewed on 01 December 2016 along with the renewal of her OWWA Membership. She is likewise an active member of Philhealth – Migrant worker category.
Due to the recurrence of her cancer, she was advised to undergo series of chemotherapy every 21 days which prompted her to come-back home for her medication on April 25, 2017.
The OWWA MEDplus for OFWs serves as a health insurance, but provides a supplemental medical relief for active OWWA OFW-members afflicted with dreaded diseases and were hospitalized, either at the jobsites or while in the Philippines.
OFW-member must be an active OWWA and Philhealth member at the time of confinement/treatment. Confinements both local and overseas are covered effective 01 February 2017. Philhealth must have paid the case rate benefits prior to Availment of the MEDplus by the OWWA member not to exceed P50,000 per OFW-member.
Hereunder are the requirements under the program:
1. OWWA Receipt/OFW Verification Sheet
2. Member’s Data Record (MDR) issued by Philhealth
3. Passport size ID picture
4. Passport Copy
5. Philhealth Benefit Payment Notice with case rate or Claim Status receipt indicating amount claimed at Philhealth or screenshot of Benefit Information through Philhealth Portal.
6. Duly accomplished OWWA MEDplus application Form
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