Treatment of new cases of pulmonary and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis in children and adults are covered through the Directly Observed Treatment Shortcourse or DOTS, the shortest and most effective internationally accepted treatment protocol for tuberculosis (TB).
|Amount of Coverage||Php 4,000|
|Services||Diagnostic work-up, consultation services and anti-TB drugs required in an outpatient set-up|
|Providers||Duly accredited TB-DOTS Centers (available in the Philippines only)|
|Eligibility||New cases only, i.e., patient has never had treatment for TB or
who has taken anti-TB drugs for less than one month.
Enrolment with TB-DOTS center falls within the validity period as stated in the Member Data Record.
Additional services rendered or extension of treatment shall not be covered.
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