DHOs Granted Accreditation And LTO by Philhealth and DOH, Respectively

On its’ commitment in the implementation of the Universal Health Care (UHC) Act or Republic Act (RA) No. 11223, the City Health Office has been granted accreditation and license to operate by Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) and Department of Health (DOH), respectively.

17 out of 18 District Health Offices (DHOs) and the Dispensary clinic were accredited as Primary Health Clinic by Philhealth. While, 16 out of 18 District Health Offices have also been granted License to Operate as Primary Care Facility by the DOH. All valid until 31 December 2021.

With the accreditation by Philhealth as Primary Health Clinic, the 17 DHOs are identified as Konsulta Providers to ensure the access of Filipinos to quality primary care services.  The License to Operate ensures that the 16 DHOs are compliant at all times to the licensing standards of the DOH. (CJGonzales)