INDIVIDUAL MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (IMAP)


Under this program, medical assistance is given to individual patients through the issuance of guarantee letters to hospitals where the patients are confined. A guarantee letter is a certification issued to hospitals for a particular charity patient under the PCSO medical assistance program where the agency assumes the obligation of settling the cost of hospitalization, including the medicines, medical, surgical or blood supplies, and diagnostic procedures.

OBJECTIVES

  • General : Restoration of social functioning (Physical recovery) through medical assistance
  • Specific : Provide assistance for hospitalization expenses, laboratory procedures and purchase of medicines, chemo drugs, dialysis solutions, antibiotics, implants, devices and other medical needs.

DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Letter Request to Chairman/General Manager
  • Medical Abstract
  • Bill/Quotation/Costing from Hospital Pharmacy/Supplies
  • Laboratory Request/Medicine Prescription
  • Endorsement/Acceptance letter from Hospital Social Services/Credit Collection Office