Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR)
The PAGCOR has a “no contact application” for people who need medical assistance in the Philippines. As of now, they prioritize patients who receive chemotherapy and those undergoing dialysis.
Instead of queueing, you may send the required documents to the dropbox at the lobby of PAGCOR Corporate Annex, 1105 United Nations Avenue, Ermita, Manila.
After the submission, updates will be sent thru SMS or text messages. PAGCOR officials also emphasize that they will not process fake and incomplete documents.
Learn more about the requirements here.
Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office
People who want medical assistance in the Philippines often go to PCSO.
Through their flagship program, Individual Medical Assistance Program, they provide clients with a guarantee letter indicating that PCSO is assuming the obligations for a specific amount due from the client for the services the healthcare facility rendered.
You can ask for assistance for the following:
For the complete list of general and specific requirements, you can head over to this page. Currently, PCSO offers an online application for applicants in the National Capital Region. Also, here’s the list of Medicine Providers that accept PCSO Guarantee Letter.
Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)
The DSWD offers medical and hospitalization assistance to people in crisis, those who are indigent (as certified by their barangay), and those who haven’t availed of their Crisis Unit Intervention assistance within the year.