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The Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of the National Health Insurance Act of 2013

The new implementing rules streamlines the PhilHealth membership experience, from assurance of full premium payment for the poor families identified by the Department of Social Welfare and Development to simplify the requirements when availing their benefits. Moreover, the new rules also established simpler procedures in accrediting health care providers to promote greater access to health services across the country without sacrificing the quality of care.