Joanne Namnama G. Parrocha
SAN FERNANDO CITY – The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth)- La Union branch has moved to a mall space for better accessibility and convenience for clients.
Marissa Mapile, Philhealth officer-in-charge, Philhealth is now housed at the ground floor of CSI the City mall this city beginning October 14 after the two parties sealed an agreement.
“CSI offered us free office space for a span of five years,” Mapile said.
She said their clients can still avail of their services in its new location from8am to 5pm.
Among the services being offered by PhilHealth-La Union include membership registration and assistance, collection and contribution concerns and claims related activities.
Since the mall opens at 9am, east side entrance is open for PhilHealth clients only. Other mall entrances can be used beyond 9am until office hours.
Further, the new office is accessible since it is only one ride from the city’s business district. Those coming from the north can easily locate it by bus passing via Diversion Road which will get them near the mall.
Other PhilHealth offices in Region 1 like Pangasinan have also moved to mall locations namely in CB Mall, Urdaneta City and in Magic Mall in Mangatarem.
All concerned may contact (072)607-4541for further inquiries. (MCA/JNP/PIA1-La Union)