Late Philhealth Payments — Can I Make Retroactive Payments?

Puede pa bang bayaran ang na-miss na Philhealth payments?
If I missed one quarter of Philhealth payment, can I pay it the following month?

Yes and No.

Yes, you can make a late payment, or a retroactive payment, but you have to pass three conditions:

1.  You’re not a frequently late payor. You have not been late in paying three consecutive quarters within the last 12-month period prior to the missed quarter.
For example, if you missed paying the October-December 2010 quarter, you must have paid on time your Philhealth payments from January to September 2010.

2.  You’re still within the grace period. The grace period is one month immediately afer the missed quarter. The grace period for the above example is January 2011.

3.  You must pay the missed quarter together with the current quarter, so you’re going to pay two quarters.
You can also pay more than two quarters, if you like, but it’s not required.

The following is a copy of a portion of the Philhealth rule that applies to late Philhealth payments:

Retroactive payments are not allowed except when a member can show proof of sufficient regularity of premium contributions or payment of nine (9) consecutive months or three consecutive quarters within the last 12 months prior to the missed quarter. If you meet this condition, you shall be given a grace period of one month immediately after the missed quarter to pay retroactively including the current calendar quarter. This privilege is granted only once every 12 months.

Related Articles:

Philhealth Requires Nine Months of Prior Payments
Philhealth Branches — Membership Reactivation
Philhealth Payments — Where to Pay Premiums or Contributions

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  1. hello po!tanung ko lang po ung philhealth since 2012 pa updated po ako!pero nitong jan to march 2016 ay hindi ako nakabayad?pwde ko po b byaran ung ulit un?tnx po

  2. hello po! I’ve paid my philhealth since 2012. But I wasn’t able to pay jan to march 2016. Can I continue paying?

  3. Hi joy, yes, of course, you can continue as Philhealth member. You’re no longer allowed to pay for Jan to March, but you can pay April to June. Payment deadline for any quarter is the last day of the quarter. Deadline is last business day of the quarter if there’s no Bayad Center or SM Business Center in your area.

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