Thursday, January 5, 2012

Got Healthcare Card? Medicard RxE.R. Emergency and preventive healthcare made easy

MEDICard, a leading health maintenance organization (HMO), lives up to its reputation as a reliable partner for health and medical care with the RxER. Designed to give members utmost value and convenience, the RxER offers a new and specialized health care maintenance service that covers emergency, preventive and outpatient care. Best of all, there’s no age limit, no medical check-up required and there’s no hierarchy to be followed. Patients requiring care for emergency trauma cases in MEDICard-accredited hospitals including five-star hospitals and SLMC Global will have an overall limit of P20,000 for individual members and P30,000 aggregate limit for groups of three. In addition, emergency care charges include ER fee and professional fees and emergency medications directly related to the illness for the following cases, subject to conditions under exclusion: trauma cases within 6 hours from the time of the incident; burns; animal bites and accidental chemical poisoning. Also included are emergency diagnostic procedures and lab tests such as ultrasound, CT scan and MRI up to P5, 000. Moreover, tetanus toxoid, anti-tetanus serum and active immunization for anti-rabies will be covered.