Category Archives: Information

Malasakit Center: One-stop-shop for medical assistance

Malasakit Center makes getting financial assistance easier as it brings multiple government agencies under one roof. Check here for complete details and requirements about this great initiative. The Malasakit Center is a one-stop-shop for medical financial assistance primarily located in the Department of Health’s retained hospitals. The center houses desk representatives from government agencies such… Read More »

GSIS offers Computer Loan of P30,000

Most Filipino families nowadays need a computer that will be used for the work-from-home setup of parents or online distance learning of children. To serve this need, the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has come up with a Computer Loan Program in which qualified members may borrow P30,000. The GSIS Computer Loan is a one-time… Read More »

PRC lowers CPD requirement, exempts OFWs in draft IRR

Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) is proposing to lower the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements for professionals, and to exempt overseas Filipino workers (OFW) during the duration of their work abroad. PRC will present these significant amendments to the Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Republic Act 10912 or the CPD Act of 2016, in a… Read More »

PRC extends license renewal without full CPD compliance to Dec. 2020

Professionals may still renew their license cards without earning full Continuing Professional Development (CPD) units until December 2020. Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that they will still accept application for renewal of Professional Identification Cards (PIC) without required CPD units for the next 2 years. The agency posted the following advisory in it’s official website:… Read More »

PRC: CPD Law not yet abolished, full compliance not required for renewal until end of 2019

PRC clarifies some issues regarding CPD law implementation. Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) issued a statement on Wednesday, October 31 contradicting ‘false news’ that the controversial CPD law has been abolished. The agency clarified that the CPD law is still in effect, and the Senate bill no. 2073 by Senator Ralph Recto seeking to abolish it… Read More »

9 easy steps in renewing your PRC ID with CPD

The implementation of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) units requirement has changed the process of renewal of license/ Professional Identification Card (PIC), leading to hassle and confusion among professionals. CPD Act of 2016, authored by Senator Antonio Trillanes III, was enacted into law last year and has started taking effect this July 2017 for some professions,… Read More »

Philhealth Contributions for Employed Members 2018

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) will start collecting higher member contributions for employed sector starting January 2018. In advisory no. 2017-0054 Philhealth explained that the latest adjustment in premium contributions for employed members is needed to sustain the country’s National Health Insurance Program (NHIP). The adjustment covers all employed members in the Formal Economy,… Read More »