The House of Representatives has just approved on third and final reading House Bill 9156 which provides free dialysis treatment to indigent patients and expands the PhilHealth benefit package for kidney transplant replacement therapy from both living and deceased donor.
Known as the “Comprehensive Renal Replacement Therapy Act”, it also mandates the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) to provide fund the remaining needed sessions for both peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis after the patient has consumed one’s benefit package from PhilHealth.
Read more of the key provisions below.
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