A PHILHEALTH free membership aide was granted to 827 members identified under the sponsored program of the National Health Insurance Program (NHIP) based on the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) as the mechanism for identifying poor households on February 24, 2016 at the Municipal Gymnasium, this municipality.

This belong to persons who have no visible means of income, or whose income is insufficient for family subsistence, as identified by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), based on specific criteria. All indigents identified by the DSWD under the (NHTS) for Poverty Reduction and other such acceptable methods, was automatically enrolled and covered under the Program. The female spouse of the families identified by DSWD may be designated as the primary member of the Program.

The Program was spearheaded by the Philhealth Bikers from Regional Office VI, Provincial Satellite Office and the Local Government Unit of Buenavista Focal Persons together with the Municipal Officials headed by Hon. Eugenio G. Reyes, Municipal Mayor.

Grantees were also oriented on the coverage of benefits entitled for them and other information related thereto.

 

NO. BARANGAY BARANGAY CAPTAIN NO. OF BENEFICIARIES
1 MCLAIN HERMAN E. ESTREVENCION 136
2 MABINI FREDDIE N. DOMINGUEZ 155
3 NEW POBLACION RICARDO G. SIDEƑO III 438
4 SALVACION EDGAR G. GALLO 98
TOTAL 827