Covid-19 Prompts Pagcor To Adopt New Policy For Financial Aid

Covid-19 Prompts Pagcor To Adopt New Policy For Financial Aid

Spotlight

Globe Recreates The Way You Learn With Special Promos

Globe introduces special Go promos for students and the GoTOK series to make quality learning and self-improvement accessible for everyone online and in real life!

Roma Point Bridge Construction In Full Swing With Republic Cement Support

Expected to be the longest bridge in Calabarzon, the Roma Point Bridge, also known as the Alabat Bridge, will be 1.7 kilometers long upon completion and will connect Alabat Island to mainland Quezon province.

Specialty Pulp Manufacturing Inc. Chooses 100% Clean Energy From EDC

Agriculture-based manufacturing company SPMI is now being powered by clean, renewable, reliable energy from EDC!

1st ARISE Virtual Annual General Membership Meeting Focused On Business Resilience

ARISE Philippines discusses the need to focus on key priority areas in its advocacies on disaster risk reduction in its first virtual Annual General Membership Meeting.

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) announced Thursday that it is implementing a “No Contact Application” policy for patients seeking financial medical assistance to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Jimmy Bondoc, vice president for corporate social responsibility of Pagcor, said the new policy took effect on February 10.

He said there’s no need for applicants to queue at the Pagcor’s office to submit the required documents.

Under the new policy, applicants are asked to submit the document in a drop box at the lobby of Pagcor Corporate Annex, 1105 United Nations Avenue in Ermita, Manila.

Patients who will submit documents via Pagcor drop box will receive text notifications as regards the status of their request.

Bondoc said even with the implementation of the new policy, the agency will continue to prioritize the medical requests of patients who are undergoing chemotherapy and dialysis.

He added that all documents to be submitted to Pagcor must be authentic and complete.

“Incomplete documents will not be processed while those who submit fraudulent documents may have to face legal consequences,” he said.

The requirements for financial and medical assistance are as follows: signed request letter addressed to Chairman Andrea Domingo or Pagcor; medical abstract; social case study; photocopy of valid government IDs of patient and relative of patient; contact numbers; email address; and proof of assistance from Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) – Certified True Copy of Guarantee Letter or Index Card.

To follow-up on the status of their request, parties are advised to submit a photocopy of their PCSO Index Card/Guarantee Letter, with the patient’s name, contact number, and exact date of submission of request. These information will likewise be submitted via drop box.

Meanwhile, Pagcor will again notify the requesting parties via text message to update them of the status of their requests.

Pagcor assures that all information from submitted documents will remain confidential, in accordance with the Data Privacy Act and all other pertinent laws. (PNA)

Photo Credit: casinofilipino.ph

N. Ecija Farmers Find Viable Market For Tons Of Harvested Squash

Some vegetable farmers in Nueva Ecija have found viable markets to sell their tons of harvested squash.

Pandemic Parenting: Education In The New Normal

With the newly introduced distance learning, these parents remain resilient in facing the challenges brought about by it.

Galvez: 20M Pinoys To Initially Get COVID-19 Vaccine Once Available

The government targets to immunize an initial 20 million Filipinos once the vaccine for COVID-19 is available in the country.

LTFRB-10 Urges Public To Report PUVs Violating Health Protocols

Failure to wear a face mask and face shield will be penalized accordingly.

Globe Launches First-Ever Shareable Data Promo With SHARE&SURF249

Because sharing is caring, Globe now allows you to consume your data with your friends for up to 10GB!

LTFRB-10 Urges Public To Report PUVs Violating Health Protocols

Failure to wear a face mask and face shield will be penalized accordingly.

BOC-Clark To Donate Over 5K Seized Gadgets To DepEd

Over 5,000 electronic devices such as laptops and cellphones are set to be donated by the Port of Clark to the Department of Education.

Student In Pangasinan Town Holds Online Raffle For Sick Dad

A third year AB Communication student in Pangasinan is conducting an online raffle through Facebook to help raise funds for his father diagnosed with cancer who lives a thousand kilometers away from him.

San Carlos City Bans Non-Essential Travel

Negros Occidental indefinitely prohibits non-essential travel among its residents due to the rising cases of COVID-19.