Good news for people with diabetes, high cholesterol and hypertension. Starting January 1, 2019,  more than 3,500 types of medicines to treat the said medical conditions will now be exempted from the value-added tax (VAT) as mandated by the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act, or TRAIN law.

The list of medicines/drugs which will be VAT-exempt can be found in the link https://dpw.doh.gov.ph/VatExempted.

Read the FAQs below.

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