ICanServe is not a funding agency but we recommend approaching the following institutions.(Ang ICanServe ay hindi isang funding agency. Maaari po kayong lumapit sa mga sumusunod na ahensya upang makahingi ng tulong)
The Malasakit Center is a one-stop-shop that helps poor and indigent patients through the support of government agencies that include the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth), Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), and Department of Health (DoH). They are present in all DoH retained hospitals and some LGU hospitals. Apply for assistance directly at the hospital by presenting all documents required by the PCSO (see below).
Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) Medical Access Program
Address: Charity Assistance Department, Radiotherapy Bldg, Lung Center of the Philippines, Quezon Avenue, Quezon City
Telephone: +63 2 8426-3735
Individual Medical Assistance Program (IMAP) – PCSO issues guarantee letters to partner hospitals and covers the cost of medicines, chemo drugs and other medical needs of patients in those institutions. Download the IMAP Application Form here.
WHERE AVAILABLE: List of accredited medical institutions, as per PCSO website (as of November 7, 2019)
- Rekomendasyon mula sa Social Service para sa mga service (charity) na pasyente, o mula sa credit and collection officer para sa mga pay na pasyente
- Orihinal o Certified True Copy ng pinakabagong medical abstract na may kumpletong pangalan, pirma at lisensya ng doctor
- Kopya ng Histopath diagnosis
- Application form (i-download dito ang application form)
- Orihinal na treatment protocol or reseta ng kailangang gamot na may kumpletong pangalan, prima at lisensya ng doctor
- Official Price Quotation ng gamot mula sa PCSO accredited pharmacy o supplier
They will require the submission of the following documents (all original):
- Profile of patient, diagnosis (original or certified true copy of medical abstract and histopathology or biopsy results), history, plan of treatment/doctor’s report with his name, signature and license number.
- Names of medication needed (prescription of all drugs signed by the medical officer with his/her license number) and prices (include source of price information).
- Letter of request for financial assistance from the patient. Click to download sample letter in English or Tagalog.
- Photocopy of identification card with latest picture of the requesting person with his/her signature indicated at the back.
For patients in the National Capital Region (NCR), apply from Mondays thru Fridays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the PCSO website. For non-NCR patients, inquire through the hospital or PCSO field offices.
You may also apply directly at the Malasakit Center or PCSO Help Desk, if they are present in the hospital that you go to.
Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor)
Prepare the following documents required for financial and medical assistance:
- Signed request letter addressed to Chairman Andrea Domingo of Pagcor (this should contain the patient’s name, it may be signed by a representative if the patient is unable to sign);
- medical abstract;
- social case study;
- photocopy of valid government IDs of patient and representative/relative of patient;
- contact numbers (of patient and representative/relative);
- email address; and
- proof of assistance from Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) – Certified True Copy of Guarantee Letter or Index Card.
Applicants must submit the complete documents in a drop box at the lobby of Pagcor Corporate Annex, 1105 United Nations Avenue, Ermita, Manila. Incomplete documents will not be processed. Patients who will submit documents via the Pagcor drop box will receive text notifications as regards the status of their request.
DOH Cancer Support and Palliative Medicine Access Program (CSPMAP)
The Department of Health (DoH) provides free chemotherapy to various cancer patients, including breast cancer patients diagnosed as Stage 0, Stage 1, Stage 2, Stage 3A, and Stage 3B. To avail of the Cancer Support and Palliative Medicine Access Program (CSPMAP) of the DoH, it is important to start treatment ONLY at the following DoH BC MAP-accredited hospitals:
|NCR||UP-PHILIPPINE GENERAL HOSPITAL (UP-PGH) Taft Avenue, Manila|
|NCR||EAST AVENUE MEDICAL CENTER (EAMC) East Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City|
|NCR||JOSE R. REYES MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER Rizal Avenue, Sta. Cruz, Manila|
|NCR||AMANG RODRIGUEZ MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER Sumulong Highway, Sto. Nino, Marikina City|
|NCR||RIZAL MEDICAL CENTER Pasig Boulevard, Pasig City|
|NCR||NATIONAL KIDNEY AND TRANSPLANT INSTITUTE East Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City|
|I||ILOCOS TRAINING AND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Parian, San Fernando City, La Union|
|I||Region 1 Medical Center Arellano St., Dagupan City, Pangasinan|
|I||MARIANO MARCOS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER Barangay 6 San Julian, Batac City, Ilocos Norte|
|II||CAGAYAN VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER Carig Sur, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan|
|III||JOSE B. LINGAD MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL Brgy. Dolores, San Fernando City, Pampanga|
|III||BATAAN GENERAL HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER Manahan St., Balanga City, Bataan|
|IVB||BATANGAS MEDICAL CENTER Binhi Road, Kumintang Ibaba, Batangas City, Batangas|
|V||BICOL MEDICAL CENTER Concepcion Pequeña, Naga City, Camarines Norte|
BICOL REGIONAL TRAINING AND TEACHING HOSPITAL
Rizal St., Legazpi City, Albay
CORAZON LOCSIN MONTELIBANO MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Lacson St., Bacolod City, Negros Occidental
WESTERN VISAYAS MEDICAL CENTER
Q. Abeto St., Iloilo City, Iloilo
VICENTE SOTTO MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER
B. Rodriguez St., Sambag II, Cebu City, Cebu
|IX||ZAMBOANGA CITY MEDICAL CENTER Sta. Catalina, Zamboanga City|
NORTHERN MINDANAO MEDICAL CENTER
Capitol Compound, Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental
DAVAO REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Purok 4, Apokon, Tagum, Davao del Norte
SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES MEDICAL CENTER
J. P. Laurel Ave., Davao City, Davao del Sur
|XII||COTABATO REGIONAL AND MEDICAL CENTER Sinsuat Avenue, Cotabato City, Maguindanao|
BAGUIO GENERAL HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER
Gov. Pack Road, Baguio City
TO EMPHASIZE: To avail of the CSPMAP of the DoH for breast cancer, it is IMPORTANT to go ONLY to the 24 accredited hospitals listed above immediately upon diagnosis in order to access the chemotherapy medicines from the beginning up to the end of treatment.
1. Get a referral from surgeon or oncologist to the Patient Navigation Program of the Philippine Cancer Society for pre-screening.
2. To avail of continuous and free supply of anti-cancer medicines, both patient and doctor will need to accomplish required forms.
DOH Public Assistance Unit – Medical Assistance for Indigent Patients (MAIP)
DOH-PAU offers assistance in the form of guarantee letters for chemotherapy medicine and hospitalization reimbursements.
Address: San Lazaro Compound, Tayuman, Sta. Cruz, Manila
Telephone: +63 2 8651-7800 local 1807/1808/1812
Schedule: Monday to Friday (except holidays)
1. Medical/Clinical Abstract
2. Barangay Certificate of Indigency/Social Case Study Report
3. For chemotherapy medicines: Latest prescription
4. For hospitalization: Hospital bill
*Additional requirements for relative/proxy:
1. Photocopy of valid ID of patient.
2. Valid ID of authorized representative
3. Authorization Letter
DSWD Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS)
DSWD issues guarantee letters for chemotherapy medicine through its Protective Services Program for Medical Assistance
Address: DSWD Central Office, Constitution Hills, Batasan Complex, Quezon City 1126
Telephone: +63 2 8951-7433 or 8962-2813
How to avail:
1. PREPARE DOCUMENTS
a. Medical/Clinical Abstract – c/o oncologist’s office
b. Prescription, Laboratory Request, Final Hospital Bill
c. Brgy. Indigency or Residency of claimant
d. Valid ID of claimant
e. Social Case Study Report from the City/Municipal Social Welfare and Development Officer (For hospital Bill)
f. Quotation from Globo Asiatico. Call Globo Customer Care (info below). They will ask for a copy of your prescription, then issue a quotation to be picked up from their office. This makes the process faster than if you only provide DSWD with a prescription. (TIP: Schedule pick up on the way to DSWD Main as they are both in Quezon City).
GLOBO ASIATICO ENTERPRISES
127 JDK Bldg. Maginhawa St.
Teachers Village, Quezon City
c/o Customer Care: Jonna Navida (02) 982-7078
(Globo also has depots in Cebu and Davao)
c. Barangay Certificate of Indigency
d. Photocopy of valid ID
2. SUBMIT DOCUMENTS TO DSWD CRISIS INTERVENTION UNIT.
Preferably the Main Office near Batasan Complex in QC. You can also go to a satellite office but better if you can go to Main)
a. Get a number from the guard. You will be given a short form to fill out.
b. Document checking. A social worker will review your documents. If they are complete, you will move on to the next step.
c. Interview. A social worker will ask some questions to evaluate your situation. After that, he/she will put in the request for a Guarantee Letter (GL). The amounts range from 5,000-75,000. (Be prepared to spend half a day at DSWD)
3. RELEASE OF GUARANTEE LETTER.
If your application is approved, your social worker will text you to pick up your GL from DSWD within 1-4 business days.
4. DELIVER GL to Globo Asiatico. (Address provided above. This can be done directly from DSWD).
5. WAIT.* Globo and DSWD will coordinate for the payment of your meds.
6. RELEASE OF MEDICINE FROM GLOBO.*
*Please note that even though the application and approval process is fast, the actual RELEASE of the medicine can take long, from weeks to months. If you are on meds now that you’ll need to continue for the next few months, it is best to start applying for this ASAP.
Office of the Vice President (OVP) Medical Assistance Program
OVP continues to provide medical assistance during the Enhanced Community Quarantine through Guarantee Letters (GLs) in collaboration with its partner Service Providers (network listed below) for faster service in assisting poor, marginalized, vulnerable, and disadvantaged individuals. The list of requirements will be provided through the Service Provider.
Download the OVP Medical Assistance Application Form
Service Providers that have a Memorandum of Agreement with OVP for Medical Assistance (as of August 30, 2021):
Government Hospitals in Metro Manila
Philippine General Hospital ( Manila)
National Children’s Hospital (Quezon City)
East Avenue Medical Center (Quezon City)
National Kidney and Transplant Institute (Quezon City)
Philippine Heart Center ( Quezon City)
Philippine Children’s Medical Center (Quezon City)
Lung Center of the Philippines ( Quezon City)
Dr. Jose N. Rodriguez Memorial Hospital (Caloocan City)
Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center (Manila)
Amang Rodriguez Memorial Medical Center (Marikina City)
Globo Asiatico Enterprises Inc. (Quezon City)
South Star Drug Inc.
Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital (Manila)
FEU-Dr. Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation, Inc. (Quezon City)
Manila Medical Services Inc. – Manila Doctors Hospital (Manila)
MCU Filemon D. Tanchoco Medical Foundation Inc. (Caloocan City)
Government Hospitals Luzon
Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital (Legaspi City, Albay)
Batanes General Hospital (Batanes)
Dr. Paulino J. Garcia Memorial Research and Medical Center ( Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija)
Bicol Medical Center (Naga City, Camarines Sur)
Private Hospitals Luzon
HealthServ Los Banos Medical Center (Laguna)
Central Luzon Doctos Hospital (Tarlac)
Villanueva Tanchuling Maternity and General Hospital, Inc. (Iriga City, Camarines Sur)
Government Hospitals Visayas
Schistosomiasis Control and Research Hospital (Palo, Letye)
Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial and Regional Hospital (Bacolod City, Negros Occidental)
Gov. Celestino Gallares Memorial Medical Center (Tagbiran City, Bohol)
Western Visayas Medical Center ( Mandurriao, Iloilo)
Government Hospitals Mindanao
Amai Pakpak Medical Center (Marawi City)
When patients’ circumstances prevent them from availing services from OVP’s Service Delivery Network, patients can apply directly with OVP through its Drop Box available from 8 AM – 12 NN, Monday to Friday, at the ground floor of Ben-Lor Bldg., 1184 Quezon Ave., Quezon City. These cases include:
(a) Payment of hospital bills (i.e. services already incurred) and OVP does not have a MOA with the Service Provider that has already incurred the expenses.
(b) The Client faces financial difficulties in traveling to any of the Service Providers in OVP’s network and Medical Assistance outside of OVP’s Service Delivery Network may take longer due to the need to coordinate payment of the Medical Assistance to the Service Provider on behalf of the Client.
|CHECKLIST OF REQUIREMENTS||WHERE TO SECURE|
|Original Copy of the Endorsement Letter signed by the Medical Social Worker of the Service Provider/Hospital and addressed to OVP||
|Include bank details of hospital for assistance outside OVP Service Delivery Network|
|Original Copy of the OVP Medical Assistance Application Form, filled up and signed by the patient and/or authorized representative (if applicable)||OVP, Public Assistance Division|
|Original or Certified True Copy of Social Case Study Report||DSWD or Licensed Social Worker|
|Original or Certified True Copy of Medical Records||Attending Physician|
|Photocopy of one (1) valid Identification Card (ID) of Patient and Representative, if applicable||Patient|
For queries or to follow up, patients may contact OVP’s Public Assistance Division through 8370-1716/8370-1714 loc. 113 or email@example.com.
Public Assistance Center (Online Medical Assistance) through the Senate of the Philippines
In its effort to still be of service to its constituents despite the difficulties brought by COVID-19, the Senate hereby announces that requests for medical assistance can now be submitted online.
Requirements to be attached are as follows:
1. Personal letter to the Senator (write it in your composed email)
2. Medical Certificate or Clinical Abstract
3. Quotation of medicines / hospital bills
4. Copy of Patient’s ID and/or Representative’s ID
5. Social Case Study 6. Barangay Indigency
• Must be a patient of the requested hospital (Government hospitals only).
Below is the list of Senators with Medical Assistance:
a) Office of Senator Juan Edgardo “Sonny” M. Angara
b) Office of Senator Nancy S. Binay
c) Office of Senator Pia S. Cayetano
d) Office of Senator Ronald “Bato” M. dela Rosa
e) Office of Senator Franklin M. Drilon
f) Office of Senator Win Gatchalian
g) Office of Senator Christopher Lawrence T. Go
h) Office of Senator Manuel “Lito” M. Lapid
i) Office of Senator Imee R. Marcos
j) Office of Senator Emmanuel “Manny” D. Pacquiao
k) Office of Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III
l) Office of Senator Grace Poe-Llamanzares
m) Office of Senator Vicente C. Sotto III
n) Office of Senator Francis “Tol” N. Tolentino
o) Office of Senator Juan Miguel “Migz” F. Zubiri (on hold)
Please be informed that a drop box, situated at the Senate entrance gate, is also provided for those who do not have their email addresses.