National Health Insurance Law; Civil Service Code

The National Health Insurance Law and the Civil Service Code: A Review of Specific Provisions Applicable to Women

This occasional paper attempts to identify provisions in the National Health Insurance (NHI) Law (Republic Act 7875) which neglect, disregard or out rightly discriminate against women’s needs and rights. An analysis of on whether the civil service provision for women in public service institutions are consistent with the Philippine Plan for Gender-responsive development (PPGRD) upon reviewing the NHI Law and its implementing rules and regulation is also presented in this paper.