Guide on DSWD Medical Cash Assistance Application and Requirements
DSWD MEDICAL CASH ASSISTANCE – Here is a guide on how to apply for this cash aid and the requirements needed.
One of the assistance offered by the Department of Social Welfare and Development under its Crisis Intervention Unit (CIU) is the DSWD Medical Cash Assistance. It is open to attend to several purposes regarding health and medication.
You may apply for the said offer for assistance in purchasing medicines, paying the hospital bills, operation, etc. You can check the application process below.
How to Apply for Medical Cash Assistance? There are a few steps but quite a list of requirements in applying for this cash aid offered by the government agency. You can follow the steps below for a smoother process:
- Step 1 – Check if you meet the criteria. The medical assistance is open for indigents – meaning your income must not exceed the poverty threshold set by NSCB or the National Statistical Coordination Board. The application must also be a resident in the country who was diagnosed with a medical condition that requires hospitalization or surgery and has no capacity to pay for the medical expenses.
- Step 2 – Prepare the requirements. There are documents that you need to submit and the list is a case-to-case basis. There are specific requirements if you need asssistance for hospital bills, medicines, surgery, etc. To check on the documents needed, you may visit – Requirements for DSWD Cash Aid If You Need More than P10,000 as Medical Assistance.
- Step 3 – Go to the DSWD in your area. Submit your documents. The fast processing takes 45 minutes for applicants who are in urget need of DSWD Medical Cash Assistance. For those seeking for guarantee letter, it may take 45 minutes if the aid is below P5,000 and at least a day for asssistance that are above P5,000.
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