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OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGISTER


University of the Philippines Law Center

INVENTORY OF ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUANCES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
& ATTACHED AGENCIES

Department of Health (Proper) (pp. 1-92)


Bureau of Food and Drugs/Food and Drugs Administration (pp. 93- 131)
Bureau of Health Devices and Technology/
Environmental Health Service (pp. 132-134)
Bureau of Health Facilities and Services (pp. 135-137)
Bureau of Licensing and Regulation (pp. 138-140)
Bureau of Quarantine (p.152)
Bureau of Research and Laboratories (p. 140)
Local Water Utilities Administration (p. 205)
National Center for Disease Prevention and Control (p. 141)
National Quarantine Office (pp. 144-152)
Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (pp. 153-204)
Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (p. 142)
Philippine National Aids Council (p. 143)

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OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGISTER
Inventory of Administrative Issuances

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (PROPER)


Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Policies and guidelines in the conduct of HIV
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010-
3-Dec-10 10-437 Counseling and Testing in Community and Health 27-Sep-10
0028
Facility Settings
Adoption of the 2010-2016 Philippine Plan of Action
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010-
3-Dec-10 10-437 to control Tuberculosis and its implementing 10-Nov-10
0031
structures
Guidelines and mechanisms to implement the
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010- provisions of R.A. No. 9994 - "The Expanded Senior
3-Dec-10 10-437 9-Oct-10
0032 Citizens Act of 2010", - on the sale of medicines
and the sharing of the 20% senior citizens' discount
Amendment to A.O. No. 2006-0018 dated April 17,
2008 regarding the addendum to A.O. No. 2006-
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006-
12-Nov-10 10-415 0018 dated May 6, 2008 re: Implementing 7-Oct-10
0018-B
guidelines for the Philippine National Drug
Formulary System
Amendment to A.O. No. 158, s. 2004 re" Guidelines
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010-
12-Nov-10 10-415 on the management of donated commodities under 25-Jun-10
0027
the contraceptive self-reliance strategy
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010- Policies and guidelines on the establishment of
12-Nov-10 10-415 29-Sep-10
0029 operation center for emergencies and disasters
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010- Authorized signatories for application for leave of
12-Nov-10 10-415 27-Sep-10
0030 absence of officials and employees of the DOH
Amendment to A.O. No. 93, s. 2003 and A.O. No.
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007- 2007-0008 re: Allowable rates of payment for
17-Sep-10 10-353 3-Aug-10
0008-A health human resource development activities in
the DOH
Amendment to A.O. No. 2010-0022 re: Policies in
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010-
17-Sep-10 10-353 the conduct of psychological examination for 10-Aug-10
0022-A
overseas work applicants

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (PROPER)


Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Rescission of A.O. No. 65 dated January 1980
regarding "Prohibition against the employment of
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010- members of a family related within the 3rd degree
17-Sep-10 10-353 27-Jul-10
0025 either of affinity or consanguinity in the same
institution, hospital or office under the Ministry of
Health not covered by nepotism"
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010- Implementing guidelines on the medical health care
17-Sep-10 10-353 13-Sep-10
0026 assistance program of the DOH
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010- Sustainable sanitation as a national policy and a
29-Jul-10 10-293 25-Jun-10
0021 national priority program of the DOH
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010- Policies in the conduct of psychological examination
29-Jul-10 10-293 9-Jul-10
0022 for overseas work applicants
Guidelines on deworming drug administration and
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010-
29-Jul-10 10-293 the management of adverse events following 13-Jul-10
0023
deworming
Requirement of permit to construct in the
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010-
29-Jul-10 10-293 establishment of free-standing screening drug 19-Jul-10
0024
testing laboratories nationwide
Amendment to A.O. No. 2005-0023 regarding the
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005-
8-Jul-10 10-271 implementing guidelines for FOURmula One for 28-Jun-10
0023-A
Health as framework for health reforms
Administration of life-saving drugs and medicine by
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010-
8-Jul-10 10-271 midwives to rapidly reduce maternal and neonatal 14-May-10
0014
morbidity and mortality
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010- Rules and regulations implementing R.A. No. 9709 -
8-Jul-10 10-271 28-Jun-10
0020 Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Act of 2009
Protection of the DOH, including all its agencies,
DEPT. MEMO. NO. 2010-
8-Jul-10 10-271 regional offices, bureaus or specialized/attached 6-May-10
0126
offices/units, against tobacco industry interference

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (PROPER)


Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Joint M.C. No. 2010-01 between the Civil Service
MEMO. CIR. NO. 2010-
8-Jul-10 10-271 Commission and the DOH re: Protection of the 2-Jul-10
0028
Bureaucracy Against Tobacco Industry Interference
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010- Guidelines in the prevention of disabilities due to
2-Jul-10 10-255 13-Apr-10
0009 lymphatic filariasis
Revised policy on micronutrient supplementation to
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010- support achievement of 2015 MDG targets to
2-Jul-10 10-255 19-Apr-10
0010 reduce underfive and maternal deaths and address
micronutrient needs of other population groups
Amending Section 6 and relevant provisions of the
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010- Terms of Reference of the National Codex
2-Jul-10 10-255 0011 (DA ADM. ORDER Organization annexed to the Joint DA-DOH A.O. (DA 18-May-10
NO. 01) A.O. No. 01, s. 2008/DOH A.O. No. 2008-0030)
issued on October 22, 2008
Policy requiring the temporary suspension of
acceptance by the Food and Drugs Administration of
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010- initial applications for drug product registration and
2-Jul-10 10-255 13-May-10
0012 criteria for refusal of applications for renewal of
drug products with more than one hundred
registered pharmaceutical formulations
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010-
2-Jul-10 10-255 Revised Policy on Child Growth Standard 8-Jun-10
0015
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010- Guidelines on the process flow of communications
2-Jul-10 10-255 18-Jun-10
0016 within the DOH
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010- Guidelines in surveillance and response to adverse
2-Jul-10 10-255 18-Jun-10
0017 events following immunization
Revised national policy on living non-related
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010- donation and transplantation and its implementing
24-Jun-10 10-249 23-Jun-10
0018 structure amending for the purpose A.O. No. 2008-
0004-A

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (PROPER)


Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010- Establishment of a national program for sharing of
24-Jun-10 10-249 23-Jun-10
0019 organs from deceased donors
Requiring graphic health information on tobacco
products packages, adopting measures to ensure
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010- that tobacco product packaging and labeling do not
28-May-10 10-215 12-May-10
0013 promote tobacco by any means that are false,
misleading, deceptive or likely to create an
erroneous impression, and matters related thereto
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009- Revised policies and guidelines in the conduct of
16-Apr-10 10-158 22-Dec-09
0030 foreign surgical and medical missions in the country
Directive specific to the change in the use of the
phrase "No Approved Therapeutic Claim" in all
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010-
16-Apr-10 10-158 advertisement, promotional and/or sponsorship 18-Mar-10
0008
activities or materials concerning food/dietary
supplements
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009- Guidelines on the determination of funds for
1-Mar-10 10-086 23-Nov-09
0022 transfer to local government units year 2010
Guidelines on the institutionalization of a drug-free
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009-
1-Mar-10 10-086 workplace program in the DOH and other 23-Nov-09
0023
government agencies
Reconstitution of the country Coordinating
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009- Mechanism in support of the implementation of the
1-Mar-10 10-086 2-Dec-09
0024 global fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria
grants in the Philippines
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009- Adopting new policies and protocol on essential
1-Mar-10 10-086 1-Dec-09
0025 newborn care
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009- Implementing guidelines for institutionalizing the
1-Mar-10 10-086 29-Dec-09
0026 estimation and use of local health accounts
Amendment to A.O. No. 2007-0029 regarding the
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009-
1-Mar-10 10-086 Revised Guidelines on Management of Animal Bites 8-Jun-09
0027
Patients

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (PROPER)


Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Designation of the Newborn Screening Reference
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009- Center, National Institutes of Health-University of
1-Mar-10 10-086 16-Nov-09
0028 the Philippines Manila to oversee the quality
assurance program for G6PD confirmatory test
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009- Guidelines for the implementation of health care
1-Mar-10 10-086 2-Dec-09
0029 financing strategy 2010-2020
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010- Policies and guidelines for the Philippine National
1-Mar-10 10-086 6-Jan-10
0001 Blood Services and the Blood Services Networks
Policies and guidelines pertinent to the
establishment and operation of Local Blood Councils
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010-
1-Mar-10 10-086 to support the implementation of the National 7-Jan-10
0002
Voluntary Blood Services Program for Blood Safety
and Adequacy, Quality Care and Patient Safety
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010-
1-Mar-10 10-086 National Policy on Ambulance Use and Services 7-Jan-10
0003
Further amendment to A.O. No. 177, s. 2004
"Amendment to A.O. No. 171, s. 2004 on the
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010-
1-Mar-10 10-086 policies and guidelines to implement the relevant 12-Jan-10
0004
provisions of R.A. No. 9257 - Expanded Senior
Citizens Act of 2003
Establishment of the National Center for
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010-
1-Mar-10 10-086 Pharmaceutical Access and Management under the 8-Jan-10
0005
Office of the Secretary of Health
Amendment to A.O. No. 2009-0022 - Guidelines on
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010-
1-Mar-10 10-086 the determination of funds for transfer to LGUs Year 6-Jan-10
0006
2010
ADM. ORDER NO. 2010-
1-Mar-10 10-086 National Framework for Quality in Health 6-Jan-10
0007
Adoption of the development partner scorecard
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009-
4-Dec-09 09-458 under the monitoring and evaluation for equity and 15-Oct-09
0018
effectiveness

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (PROPER)


Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009-
4-Dec-09 09-458 Procedures on handling complaints in the DOH 30-Oct-09
0019
Interim guidelines for the disposal of health/medical
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009-
4-Dec-09 09-458 records of private healthcare facilities damaged by 22-Oct-09
0020
the typhoon
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009- Diagnosis and treatment guidelines for Capillariasis
4-Dec-09 09-458 16-Nov-09
0021 infections
Addendum to A.O. No. 2009-0006 re: Guidelines on
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009-
13-Oct-09 09-380 antiretroviral therapy among adults and adolescents 27-Aug-09
0006-A
with HIV infection
Interim policies and guidelines for endorsement of
applications for registration of global healthcare or
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009-
13-Oct-09 09-380 medical tourism projects under the Board of 31-Jul-09
0015
Investments and the Philippine Economic Zone
Authority
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009- Policies and guidelines on the prevention of mother
13-Oct-09 09-380 20-May-09
0016 to child transmission of HIV
Interim guidelines for the rendition of quarantine
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009- services and quarantine personnel assignment
13-Oct-09 09-380 22-Sep-09
0017 applicable to offshore operations areas/locations
within the Philippines
Addendum to A.O. No. 2005-0003 "Guidelines on
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009-
22-Sep-09 09-349 the issuance of certificate of product registration for 8-Jun-09
0003-C
water purification equipment and device"
Guidelines for the DOH integrated drug test
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009- operations and management information system
22-Sep-09 09-349 19-May-09
0014 (IDTOMIS) subscription/user fee collection and
utilization

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (PROPER)


Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Amendment to A.O. No. 2008-0016 "Implementing
guidelines on monitoring and evaluation for equity
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009-
22-Sep-09 09-349 and effectiveness (ME3) in support of health sector 27-Jul-09
0016-A
strengthening through FOURmula One for Health"
dated May 9, 2009
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009- Technical guidelines for implementing DOTS
29-Jul-09 09-277 8-Jan-09
0003 strategy in jails and prisons
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009- Guidelines on antiretroviral therapy (ART) among
29-Jul-09 09-277 13-Jan-09
0006 adults and adolescents with HIV infection
Guidelines for the adoption of more efficient and
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009- effective development, approval, and
29-Jul-09 09-277 12-Mar-09
0008 implementation of PIPH/AOP under FOURmula One
for Health
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009- Guidelines institutionalizing and strengthening the
29-Jul-09 09-277 27-May-09
0012 Philippine Renal Disease Registry under the DOH
Declaring the month of July every year as the mass
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009-
29-Jul-09 09-277 treatment and awareness month for schistosomiasis 14-Apr-09
0013
in the established endemic areas in the Philippines
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009-
9-Jul-09 09-246 Implementing guidelines for the CHD Scorecard 18-Mar-09
0007
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009- Application of DOH policies, plans and guidelines
9-Jul-09 09-246 4-May-09
0009 pertaining to influenza A H1N1 virus
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009- Rules and regulations promoting a 100% smoke
9-Jul-09 09-246 11-May-09
0010 free environment
Guidelines to implement the provisions of R.A. No.
9442 re: "An Act amending R.A. No.
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009- 7277,.otherwise known as the Magna Carta for
9-Jul-09 09-246 20-May-09
0011 Disabled Persons, and for other purposes", for the
provision of medical and related discounts and
special privileges

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (PROPER)


Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Addendum to A.O. No. 1, s. 2003 "Operational
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009- Guidelines in the conduct of pre-employment
28-May-09 09-188 28-Feb-09
0002 medical examination of overseas workers and
seafarers"
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009-
28-May-09 09-188 Adoption of the Revised DOH Code of Conduct 4-Mar-09
0004
Revised policies and guidelines on the "Regulations
on the issuances of a License to Operate, Certificate
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009-
28-May-09 09-188 of Conformity and Clearance for Customs Release 12-Jan-09
0005
Prescribed to Manufacturers, importers and
Distributors of Toys in the Philippines"
IRR of R.A. No. 9420 re: An Act Converting Two
Hundred Beds of the 2000-Beds Dr. Jose N.
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008-
13-Apr-09 09-136 Rodriguez Memorial Hospital and Sanitarium for 21-Oct-08
0032
Tertiary General Health Care, Appropriating Funds
Therefore and for other purposes
ADM. ORDER NO. 2009- Revised policy and guidelines on the diagnosis and
13-Apr-09 09-136 13-Jan-09
0001 treatment for malaria
Addendum to A.O. No. 2005-0029 re: Amendment
to A.O. No. 147, s. 2004: Amending A.O. No. 70-A,
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005-
3-Mar-09 09-084 s. 2002 - Revised rules and regulations governing 12-Jan-09
0029-A
the registration and operation of hospitals and other
health facilities in the Philippines
Revised rules and regulations governing
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008-
3-Mar-09 09-084 accreditation of hospitals engaged in kidney 13-Nov-08
0034
transplantation
Amendment to certain provisions of A.O. No. 2006-
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006-
5-Feb-09 09-047 0004 on the Guidelines for the issuance of 18-Nov-08
0004-B
Certificate of Need to Establish a New Hospital

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (PROPER)


Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Amendment to A.O. No. 2008-0026 on Addendum
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008-
5-Feb-09 09-047 to the rules and regulations implementing R.A. No. 20-Nov-08
0026-A
9288 - Newborn Screening Act of 2004
Rules and conditions in exempting antibiotic drug
products from the batch certification requirement
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008-
5-Feb-09 09-047 amending for this purpose Item III (C) and (D) of 2-Dec-08
0033
A.O. No. 103, s. 2002 "Batch Certification of
Antibiotics", and for other purposes
Erratum on the Joint DOH-DTI-IPO-BFAD A.O. No.
2008-01 re: IRR of R.A. No. 9502 - Universally
13-Jan-09 09-019 ERRATUM no date
Accessible Cheaper and Quality Medicines Act of
2008
Policies and guidelines for the accreditation of
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008-
20-Nov-08 08-425 training institutions, training programs and training 8-Oct-08
0031
providers for massage therapy in the Philippines
JOINT DOH-DTI-IPO-
IRR of R.A .No. 9502 re: "Universally Accessible
6-Nov-08 08-403 BFAD ADM. ORDER 4-Nov-08
Cheaper and Quality Medicines Act of 2008"
NO.2008-01
Addendum to the rules and regulations
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008-
24-Oct-08 08-386 implementing R.A. No. 9288 - "Newborn Screening 8-Aug-08
0026
Act of 2004"
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008- Implementing health reforms for rapid reduction of
24-Oct-08 08-386 9-Sep-08
0029 maternal and neonatal mortality
Amendment to A.O. No. 2005-0027 "Rules and
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005-
9-Oct-08 08-363 regulations governing the regulation of HIV testing 28-Aug-08
0027-A
laboratories"
One-Stop Shop System for the regulation of medical
facilities for overseas workers and seafarers, non-
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008-
9-Oct-08 08-363 hospital-based dialysis clinics and non-hospital- 25-Jun-08
0027
based ambulatory surgical clinics with ancillary
services

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (PROPER)


Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Schedule of fees for the One-Stop Shop System for
the regulation of medical facilities for overseas
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008-
9-Oct-08 08-363 workers and seafarers and non-hospital-based 25-Jun-08
0028
dialysis clinics and non-hospital based ambulatory
surgical clinics with ancillary services
DEPT. MEMO. NO. 2008-
9-Oct-08 08-363 GAMCA Referral Decking System 26-Sep-08
0210
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008- Gradual phase-out of mercury in all Philippine
17-Sep-08 08-337 30-Jul-08
0021 health care facilities and institutions
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008- Policies and guidelines in the collaborative approach
17-Sep-08 08-337 8-Aug-08
0022 of TB and HIV prevention and control
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008-
17-Sep-08 08-337 National policy of patient safety 30-Jul-08
0023
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008- Adoption and institutionalization of an integrated
17-Sep-08 08-337 7-Jul-08
0024 code alert system within the health sector
Guidelines on the implementation of the integrated
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008- drug test operations and management information
17-Sep-08 08-337 29-Jul-08
0025 system for screening and confirmatory drug test
laboratory operation
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008- Guidelines on the pilot implementation of the
12-Aug-08 08-291 7-May-08
0014 electronic essential drug price monitoring system
Guidelines and policy concerning the regulation of
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008-
soap products as defined under the ASEAN cosmetic
12-Aug-08 08-291 0015 (DOH-BFAD-DTI 17-Dec-07
directive and of persons or establishments
JOINT ADM. ORDER)
manufacturing and/or distributing the same.
Guidelines for the implementation of the
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008-
12-Aug-08 08-291 Programmatic Management on Drug Resistant 26-May-08
0018
Tuberculosis
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008- Revised schedule of fees for the registration and
12-Aug-08 08-291 18-Jun-08
0019 licensure of dental laboratories in the Philippines

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (PROPER)


Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008-
12-Aug-08 08-291 Policy guide on local health system development 2-May-08
0020
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- Revised IRR of E.O. No. 51 (Milk Code) (with notes
1-Aug-08 08-279 15-May-06
0012 from Dept. Cir. No. 2008-0064)
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008- Adopting the 2008 revised list of notifiable diseases,
1-Aug-08 08-279 12-Feb-08
0009 syndromes, health-related events and conditions
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008- Revised guidelines for implementing Tuberculosis
1-Aug-08 08-279 21-May-08
0011 Control Program in Children
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008- DOH partnership with DOLE for strengthening
1-Aug-08 08-279 24-Apr-08
0012 support for workplace health programs
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008- Implementing guidelines for the DOH P100 Project
1-Aug-08 08-279 30-May-08
0013 for DOH and pilot LGU hospitals
Amendments to the A.O. No. 2008-0004 on revised
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008- National Policy on Living Non-Related Organ
10-Jul-08 08-249 29-May-08
0004-A Donation and Transplantation and its implementing
structure
Functional arrangement for managing field
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008-
10-Jul-08 08-249 implementation in support of health sector reform 12-Mar-08
0005
efforts
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008-
10-Jul-08 08-249 Integrating replication strategies in DOH operations 22-Jan-08
0006
Revised rules and regulations governing the
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008-
10-Jul-08 08-249 registration and licensure of dental laboratories in 7-May-08
0010
the Philippines
Standards and technical requirements for the
DEPT. MEMO. NO. 2008-
10-Jul-08 08-249 licensure and regulation of ambulatory surgical 28-May-08
0111
clinics providing oral and maxillo-facial surgery
Addendum to A.O. No. 2006-0018 RE:
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006-
23-May-08 08-193 Implementing Guidelines for the Philippine National 17-Apr-08
0018-A
Drug Formulary System

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (PROPER)


Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Schedule of fees for the licensure of general clinical
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008-
23-May-08 08-193 laboratories and the registration of special clinical 14-Mar-08
0007
laboratories
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008- Rules and regulations governing the regulation of
23-May-08 08-193 2-May-08
0008 blood service facilities
DEPT. CIR. NO. 2008- Certain provisions of A.O. No. 2006-0012 declared
23-May-08 08-193 11-Mar-08
0064 as ineffective
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- Amended guidelines on the payment of hazard pay
4-Apr-08 08-128 16-May-06
0011 to public health workers under R.A. No. 7305
Revised national policy on living non related organ
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008-
4-Apr-08 08-128 donation and transplantation and its implementing 3-Mar-08
0004
structures
Zinc supplementation and reformulated oral
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
7-Feb-08 08-052 rehydration salt in the management of diarrhea 17-Dec-07
0045
among children
Posting of schedule of fees for laboratory and other
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008-
7-Feb-08 08-052 diagnostic services of hospitals and other health 15-Jan-08
0002
facilities
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007- Norms of behavior for officials and employees of the
25-Jan-08 08-034 27-Dec-07
0042 DOH
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
25-Jan-08 08-034 DOH Rules on Gift Giving 27-Dec-07
0043
Implementing rules and regulations of R.A. No.
9439 re: An Act prohibiting the detention of
ADM. ORDER NO. 2008-
25-Jan-08 08-034 patients in hospital and medical clinics on grounds 7-Jan-08
0001
of non-payment of hospital bills or medical
expenses
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
15-Jan-08 08-018 Regulation of birthing homes 28-Nov-07
0039

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Guidelines on the mandatory allocation of a certain
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
15-Jan-08 08-018 percentage of the authorized bed capacity as 7-Nov-07
0041
charity beds in private hospitals
DEPT. CIR. NO. 2007- Containers and labels of milk products within the
15-Jan-08 08-018 17-Dec-07
0272 scope of E.O 51, Milk Code
Policy and guidelines governing the pilot testing of
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007- the common submission Dossier template as
7-Dec-07 07-412 19-Oct-07
0035 technical requirements for the registration of
medical devices
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007- Guidelines on the Philippine Integrated Disease
7-Dec-07 07-412 1-Oct-07
0036 Surveillance and Response framework
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007- Creation of the National Steering Committee for
7-Dec-07 07-412 9-Nov-07
0037 Health
Regulations on the issuance of a license to operate
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
12-Nov-07 07-388 to companies that manufacture, import or distribute 28-Sep-07
0032
toys for the Philippine market
Amendment to IRR of Chapter XX - "Pollution of the
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
12-Nov-07 07-388 Environment" of the Code on Sanitation of the 28-Sep-07
0033
Philippines (P.D. No. 856)
Revised rules and regulations governing the
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
18-Oct-07 07-362 licensure and regulations for clinical laboratories in 22-Aug-07
0027
the Philippines
Implementing guidelines of E.O. No. 663 -
Implementing the national commitment for Bakuna
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007- ang Una sa Sanggol at Ina, attaining WHO's goal to
18-Oct-07 07-362 2-Oct-07
0028 eliminate measles and neonatal tetanus, eradicate
polio, control hepatitis B and other vaccine
preventable diseases for the "Knock-out Tigdas"
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007- Implementation guidelines for the WHO support to
18-Oct-07 07-362 23-Jul-07
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (PROPER)


Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Policies and guidelines for the accreditation of
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007- training institutions, training programs and training
21-Sep-07 07-337 11-Apr-07
0020 providers for embalmers and undertakers in the
Philippines
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007- Harmonization and streamlining of the licensure
21-Sep-07 07-337 6-Jun-07
0021 system for hospitals
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007- Violations under the One-Stop Licensure system for
21-Sep-07 07-337 6-Jun-07
0022 hospitals
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007- Schedule of fees for the one-stop shop licensure
21-Sep-07 07-337 6-Jun-07
0023 system for hospitals
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
21-Sep-07 07-337 Guidelines for the licensure of DOH hospitals 6-Jun-07
0024
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007- Revised guidelines for conducting medical fitness
21-Sep-07 07-337 27-Jul-07
0025 examinations for seafarers
Revitalization of the mother-baby friendly hospital
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
21-Sep-07 07-337 initiative in health facilities with maternity and 10-Jul-07
0026
newborn care services
Amendment to A.O. No. 2007-0015 re: Revised
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
31-Aug-07 07-313 guidelines in the management and prevention of 21-May-07
0015-A
schistosomiasis
Guidelines on the acceptance and processing of
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
31-Aug-07 07-313 foreign and local donations during emergency and 28-May-07
0017
disaster situations
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007- National policy on the management of the dead and
31-Aug-07 07-313 4-Jul-07
0018 missing persons during emergencies and disasters
Guidelines for the implementation of the Quality
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
31-Aug-07 07-313 Assurance System on Direct Sputum Smear 11-Apr-07
0019
Microscopy (DSSM)
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007- Revised guidelines in the management, and
21-Jun-07 07-226 7-May-07
0015 prevention of schistosomiasis

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (PROPER)


Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Guidelines on the implementation of the Online Job
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
7-Jun-07 07-214 Posting System for human resources for health (e- 18-May-07
0013
Jobs for Health)
Guidelines on the issuance of certificate of product
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007- registration for equipment or devices used for
7-Jun-07 07-214 14-Mar-07
0014 treating sharps, pathological and infectious waste
(with attached Joint DOH-DENR AO 2, s. 2005)
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007- Philippine National Standards fro Drinking Water
16-May-07 07-182 9-Mar-07
0012 2007
Repeal of A.O. No. 118-B, s. 1992 re: Rules and
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007- regulations governing the accreditation of clinical
4-May-07 07-166 4-Apr-07
0011 laboratories for the training of medical technology
interns
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007- Operational framework for the sustainable
2-Apr-07 07-132 9-Mar-07
0009 establishment of a mental health program
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
2-Apr-07 07-132 National Policy on Violence and Injury Prevention 19-Mar-07
0010
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007- Guidelines in the implementation of oral health
16-Mar-07 07-118 3-Jan-07
0007 program for public health services
Amendments to A.O. No. 93, s. 2003 on allowable
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
16-Mar-07 07-118 rates of payment for health human resource 21-Feb-07
0008
development activities of the DOH
Amendments to A.O. No. 2006-0033, Guidelines for
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006-
20-Feb-07 07-085 the DOH-PITC Expanded Drug Access Pilot Program 5-Feb-07
0033-A
using convenience stores as BNB Express outlets
Amendments to A.O. No. 46, s. 1988 re:
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
20-Feb-07 07-085 Organizational arrangements to implement the 26-Jan-07
0006
National Drug Policy
Amendment to A.O. No. 2006-0004: Guidelines for
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006-
14-Feb-07 07-075 the issuance of Certificate of Need to Establish a 15-Jan-07
0004-A
New Hospital

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Amended policies and guidelines for the
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006-
14-Feb-07 07-075 institutionalization and decentralization of the DOH 8-Dec-06
0039
Drug Consignment System
Designation of the National Epidemiology Center
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
14-Feb-07 07-075 (NEC) as the National International Health 17-Jan-07
0002
Regulation Focal Point
Policies and guidelines governing the registration
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
14-Feb-07 07-075 and licensing of establishments dealing with medical 8-Jan-07
0003
devices
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
14-Feb-07 07-075 National Tobacco Prevention and Control Program 15-Jan-07
0004
Standard requirements and procedures of treatment
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
14-Feb-07 07-075 of drinking water at household level using 1.25% 15-Jan-07
0005
sodium hypochlorite, Na(HOCl2)
Amendment to A.O. No. 1, s. 2003 re: Operational
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- guidelines in the conduct of pre-employment
18-Jan-07 07-030 20-Dec-06
0038 medical examination of overseas workers and
seafarers
Revised schedules of fees for certain services
rendered by the Bureau of Health Facilities and
Services and Centers for Health Development in
ADM. ORDER NO. 2007-
18-Jan-07 07-030 relation to the regulation of health facilities and 5-Jan-07
0001
services and validity period of license to operate,
accreditation, authority to operate, and clearance to
operate for certain health facilities and services
Schedule of fees for certain services rendered by
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006-
16-Jan-07 07-025 Centers for Health Development in relation to P.D. 15-Dec-06
0036
No. 856 - Code on Sanitation of the Philippines
Amendment to A.O. No. 163, s. 2004, Rules and
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006-
16-Jan-07 07-025 regulations governing the registration, licensure and 19-Dec-06
0037
operation of dialysis clinics in the Philippines

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (PROPER)


Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- Delegation of authorities for certain transactions in
9-Jan-07 07-011 10-Oct-06
0034 the offices under the DOH
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- National policy and strategic framework on male
9-Jan-07 07-011 15-Nov-06
0035 involvement in reproductive health
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- Revised guidelines on the payment of longevity pay
28-Nov-06 06-459 14-Aug-06
0032 to deserving public health worker
Guidelines for the DOH-PITC Expanded Drug Access
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006-
28-Nov-06 06-459 Pilot Program using convenience stores as BNB 2-Oct-06
0033
express outlets
Guidelines for the issuance of the Need for Training
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006-
17-Oct-06 06-412 Certificate (NTC) by the DOH under the Exchange 18-Sep-06
0030
Visitors Program (EVP)
Guidelines for operationalizing the Competency-
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006-
17-Oct-06 06-412 Based Human Resources for Health Management 6-Sep-06
0031
and Development Systems
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- Implementing guidelines for performance-based
14-Sep-06 06-374 12-Jul-06
0027 budgeting for DOH Retained hospitals
Strategic and operational framework for
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006-
14-Sep-06 06-374 establishing Integrated Helminth Control Program 15-Aug-06
0028
(IHCP)
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- Guidelines for rationalizing the health care delivery
14-Sep-06 06-374 15-Jun-06
0029 system based on health needs
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- Guidelines for establishment of performance-based
1-Sep-06 06-352 12-Jul-06
0022 budget for public health
Implementing guidelines on financing FOURmula
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006-
1-Sep-06 06-352 One for Health (F1) investments and budget 30-Jun-06
0023
reforms
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- Rules and regulations governing the accreditation of
1-Sep-06 06-352 10-May-06
0024 laboratories for drinking water analysis
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- Guidelines establishing the Health Commodities
1-Sep-06 06-352 25-Jul-06
0025 Reference Specification Information System

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (PROPER)


Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Implementing guidelines in the conduct of the
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006-
1-Sep-06 06-352 National TB Control Program - Directly Observed 4-Jul-06
0026
Treatment Short-Course (NTP-DOTS) certification
Supplemental guidelines to A.O. No. 67, s. 87,
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- Revised rules and regulations on registration of
22-Aug-06 06-338 10-Aug-06
0021 pharmaceutical products and Bureau Circular No.
05, s. 97 in evaluating new drug applications
Incentive scheme framework for enhancing inter-
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- LGU coordination in health through inter-local
17-Aug-06 06-332 3-Aug-06
0017 health zones and ensuring their sustainable
operations
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- Implementing guidelines for the Philippine National
17-Aug-06 06-332 8-May-06
0018 Drug Formulary System
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- Medical examination rating system for OFW for
17-Aug-06 06-332 26-Jul-06
0019 Korea under the Employment Permit System (EPS)
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- Guidelines for evaluation of consumer participation
17-Aug-06 06-332 13-Jun-06
0020 strategies in FOURmula One for health
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- Implementing guidelines on local scholarships for
13-Jul-06 06-281 22-Jun-06
0014 training and development
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- National policy and strategic framework on child
13-Jul-06 06-281 16-Jun-06
0016 injury prevention
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005- Lifting of moratorium on accreditation of new OFW
10-Jul-06 06-278 26-Jun-06
0026-A clinics per A.O. No. 2005-0026
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- Implementing guidelines on Hepatitis B
10-Jul-06 06-278 23-Jun-06
0015 immunization for infants
Revised IRR of E.O. No. 51 - Milk Code, Relevant
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- international agreements, penalizing violations
20-Jun-06 06-252 15-May-06
0012 thereof, and for other purposes (SEE ALSO 08-279
W/ NOTES)

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Guidelines in establishing governing boards for
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006-
26-May-06 06-219 augmenting management capacity of public 28-Apr-06
0007
hospitals
Guidelines on public-private collaboration in delivery
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006-
26-May-06 06-219 of health services including family planning for 10-May-06
0008
women of reproductive age
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- Guidelines institutionalizing and strengthening the
26-May-06 06-219 14-Feb-06
0009 essential drug price monitoring system
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- Implementation guidelines of the technical
11-May-06 06-195 0006 (Joint DOH & DOH- assistance packages in support to the ARMM 28-Feb-06
ARMM AO 2006-02) Strategy for Health Improvement
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- Revised guidelines on international travels and
28-Apr-06 06-184 17-Mar-06
0005 foreign fellowships/scholarships
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- Guidelines for the issuance of Certificate of Need to
19-Apr-06 06-170 13-Mar-06
0004 Establish a New Hospital
Amendment to A.O. No. 2005-0003 re: Guidelines
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005- on the issuance of Certificate of Product
6-Apr-06 06-152 7-Mar-06
0003-B Registration for water purification equipment and
device
Procedural guidelines on the procurement,
inspection and distribution of various drugs and
medicines under the Low-Cost Medicine Program of
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005-
6-Apr-06 06-152 the DOH in collaboration with the PITC and other 27-Dec-05
0033
government entities mandated and authorized to
undertake procurement and distribution in favor of
the DOH
Strategic framework and operational guidelines for
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006-
21-Mar-06 06-129 the implementation of health programs for persons 22-Feb-06
0003
with disabilities

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (PROPER)


Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Establishment of the Continuing Quality
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006-
2-Mar-06 06-102 Improvement Program and Committee in DOH 23-Jan-06
0002
hospitals
ADM. ORDER NO. 2006- Operational guidelines for parasitologic screening of
8-Feb-06 06-074 10-Jan-06
0001 food handlers
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005- Guidelines on Quality Assurance Program (QAP) for
12-Jan-06 06-030 18-Nov-05
0032 all HIV Testing Laboratories
Amendment to A.O. No. 147, s. 2004: Amending
A.O. No. 70-A, s. 2002 (re: Revised rules and
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005-
4-Jan-06 06-012 regulations governing the registration, licensure and 12-Dec-05
0029
operation of hospitals and other health facilities in
the Philippines)
Guidelines and procedures for the automatic
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005-
4-Jan-06 06-012 renewal of the Certificate of Product Registration 7-Dec-05
0030
issued by the Bureau of Food and Drugs
Guidelines and procedure for the issuance of the
Principal Certificate of Product Registration and the
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005-
4-Jan-06 06-012 listing of identical drug products based on the 7-Dec-05
0031
identity of the manufacturer and pharmaceutical
formulation
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005-
8-Dec-05 05-483 Creation of the National Codex Committee 25-Nov-05
0028 (Joint DOH-DA AO)
Further amendment to A.O. No. 2005-0022 re:
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005- Amendments to A.O. No. 164, s. 2002 (Revised
24-Nov-05 05-458 26-Sep-05
0022-A guidelines on management of animal bite patients)
on the immunization program policies
Amendment to A.O. No. 181, s. 2004 on the revised
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005- rules and regulations governing accreditation of
20-Oct-05 05-413 13-Sep-05
0024 medical facility for overseas workers and seafarers
(Annex A)

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (PROPER)


Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Implementation of the ASEAN harmonized Cosmetic
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005-
20-Oct-05 05-413 Regulatory Scheme and ASEAN Common Technical 6-Oct-05
0025
Documents
Moratorium on accreditation of new medical
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005-
20-Oct-05 05-413 facilities authorized to conduct medical examination 27-Sep-05
0026
of overseas Filipino workers and seafarers
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005- Rules and regulations governing the regulation of
20-Oct-05 05-413 15-Aug-05
0027 HIV testing laboratories
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005- Implementing guidelines for FOURmula One for
14-Sep-05 05-374 30-Aug-05
0023 Health as framework for health reforms
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005- Guidelines on the management and control of
5-Sep-05 05-361 15-Jul-05
0021 meningococcal disease
Amendment to AO No. 164, s. 2002 (re: Revised
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005-
5-Sep-05 05-361 guidelines on management of animal bite patients) 25-Aug-05
0022
on the immunization program policies
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005- Implementing guidelines on the "Patak Kontra Polio"
25-Aug-05 05-349 11-Aug-05
0020 in ARMM and in high risk areas
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005- Philippine National Standards for ethnic food
3-Aug-05 05-316 30-Jun-05
0018 products
19-Jul-05 05-295 ADM. ORDER NO. 152 Prescribing regulations for irradiated food 1-Mar-04
Amendment to A.O. No. 2005-003 re: Guidelines on
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005-
19-Jul-05 05-295 the issuance of Certificate of Product Registration 6-Jun-05
0003-A
for water purification equipment and device
Adoption of the Association of Southeast Asian
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005-
8-Jul-05 05-281 Nation (ASEAN) Harmonized Cosmetic Regulatory 21-Apr-05
0015
Scheme and ASEAN Common Technical Documents
General policies and guidelines governing brand
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005-
8-Jul-05 05-281 names of products for registration with the Bureau 21-Jun-05
0016
of Food and Drugs

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (PROPER)


Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005- Revised roles and responsibilities of the 8 sanitaria
17-Jun-05 05-251 30-May-05
0013 hospitals
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005-
17-Jun-05 05-251 National policies on infant and young child feeding 23-May-05
0014
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005- Guidelines for foodborne disease surveillance of
9-Jun-05 05-236 11-May-05
0012 DOH, Philippines with salmonella as pilot pathogen
Guidelines for the DOH retained hospitals to engage
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005-
3-Jun-05 05-227 in wholesale procurement and distribution of 4-Apr-05
0010
essential drugs
Supplemental guidelines to A.O. No. 144 (s. 2004)
re: "Guidelines for the establishment and operations
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005- of Botika ng Barangay and Pharmaceutical
3-Jun-05 05-227 4-Apr-05
0011 Distribution" relative to the inclusion of other drugs
which are classified as Prescription Drugs and other
related matters
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005- Schedule of fees for certain services rendered by
25-May-05 05-218 25-Apr-05
0009 Bureau of Health Facilities and Services
Rules and regulations for the establishment of the
Philippine National Blood Services amending
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005-
19-May-05 05-210 pertinent provisions of A.O. No. 9, s. 1995 re: Rules 10-Jan-05
0002
and regulations implementing R.A. No. 7719 -
National Blood Services Act of 1994)
Standard guidelines for conducting medical fitness
25-Apr-05 05-176 ADM. ORDER NO. 176 23-Jan-01
examinations for Filipino seafarers
Policy and requirements for availing of special
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005-
25-Apr-05 05-176 permit for restricted use of unregistered drug and 18-Apr-05
0008
test kits for HIV/AIDS
Amending A.O. No. 142, s. 2004 by providing
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005- exemption from the requirement of Certificate of
12-Apr-05 05-159 31-Mar-05
0007 Product Registration for all goods procured through
UNICEF, UNDP, WHO and GDF

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005- Establishment of a cervical cancer screening
4-Apr-05 05-143 10-Feb-05
0006 program
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005- Guidelines in the management of adverse reactions
3-Mar-05 05-100 14-Jan-05
0004 to anti-filarial chemotherapy
Cost for the newborn screening and maximum
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005- allowable services fee for the collection of newborn
3-Mar-05 05-100 8-Feb-05
0005 screening samples in all newborn screening
collecting health facilities
Guidelines on the issuance of Certificate of Product
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005-
4-Feb-05 05-054 Registration for water purification equipment and 11-Jan-05
0003
device
IRR of R.A. No. 9271 known as the "Quarantine Act
26-Jan-05 05-044 ADM. ORDER NO. 186 13-Dec-04
of 2004"
Revised minimum guidelines for the retention,
26-Jan-05 05-044 ADM. ORDER NO. 187 sourcing and distribution of PHIC professional fees 30-Nov-04
as "Common Funds" in DOH hospitals
Implementation guidelines for the Phase II of the
26-Jan-05 05-044 ADM. ORDER NO. 188 support to Philippine Health Sector Reform and 19-Dec-04
Population Management Programs (GTZ)
Establishment of the geographically isolated and
13-Jan-05 05-025 ADM. ORDER NO. 185 disadvantaged areas (GIDA) in support to local 27-Aug-04
health systems development
Revised policies and guidelines governing patent
ADM. ORDER NO. 2005-
13-Jan-05 05-025 and trade secret rights in relation to the registration 13-Jan-05
0001
of pharmaceutical products
Guidelines on the registration of traditionally-used
10-Jan-05 05-019 ADM. ORDER NO. 184 28-Dec-04
herbal products
Guidelines in the use of Albendazole or Mebendazole
4-Jan-05 05-010 ADM. ORDER NO. 176 in the treatment of soil-transmitted helminthiasis in 18-Nov-04
children 12 months old and above

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Amendments to A.O. No. 171, s. 2004 on the
policies and guidelines to implement the relevant
4-Jan-05 05-010 ADM. ORDER NO. 177 12-Nov-04
provisions of R.A. No. 9257 (Expanded Senior
Citizens Act of 2003)
Guidelines on the implementation of the National
4-Jan-05 05-010 ADM. ORDER NO. 179 12-Nov-04
Prevention of Blindness Program (NPBP)
Guidelines for implementing tuberculosis control
4-Jan-05 05-010 ADM. ORDER NO. 178 27-Oct-04
program in children
Additional guidelines for the Simplified Supplier
4-Jan-05 05-010 ADM. ORDER NO. 180 7-Dec-04
Registration System (SSRS)
Revised rules and regulations governing
4-Jan-05 05-010 ADM. ORDER NO. 181 accreditation of medical facilities for overseas 9-Sep-04
workers and seafarers
Rules and regulations governing the licensure and
4-Jan-05 05-010 ADM. ORDER NO. 183 16-Nov-04
regulation of ambulatory surgical clinics
Rules and regulations implementing R.A. No. 9288
4-Jan-05 05-010 DEPT. CIR. NO. 333 22-Oct-04
re: Newborn Screening Act of 2004
24-Nov-04 04-387 ADM. ORDER NO. 172 Guidelines on the registration of herbal medicines 16-Sep-04
Implementing guidelines for Refocusing Health
24-Nov-04 04-387 ADM. ORDER NO. 174 11-Oct-04
Sector Reform Agenda (HSRA) implementation
Radiation protection standards for radiofrequency
24-Nov-04 04-387 ADM. ORDER NO. 175 11-Oct-04
radiation in the frequency range 3khz to 300 GHz
10-Nov-04 04-372 ADM. ORDER NO. 168 National Policy on Health Emergencies and Disasters 9-Sep-04
Implementing guidelines for the exclusive use of
10-Nov-04 04-372 ADM. ORDER NO. 169 generic names or generic terminology in all 6-Sep-04
prescriptions and orders in all DOH facilities
Policies and guidelines to implement the relevant
10-Nov-04 04-372 ADM. ORDER NO. 171 provisions of R.A. No. 9257, otherwise known as the 1-Oct-04
"Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2003"

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Schedule of fees and charges in authentication of
10-Nov-04 04-372 ADM. ORDER NO. 173 certificates of registration of masseurs and 6-Oct-04
embalmers
Manual on Basic Radiation Protection and Safety of
10-Nov-04 04-372 DEPT. CIR. NO. 323 29-Sep-04
X-Ray Sources in the Philippines
Guidelines on advertising, promotion and other
10-Nov-04 04-372 DEPT. CIR. NO. 330 marketing materials on breastmilk substitutes, 20-Oct-04
breastmilk supplement and other related products
Adoption of approved list of blood testing reagents
10-Nov-04 04-372 DEPT. MEMO. NO. 92 13-Sep-04
for use of blood service facilities
Guidelines enhancing informational transparency on
10-Nov-04 04-372 DEPT. MEMO. NO. 98 the transactional visits of sales and medical 21-Sep-04
representatives in all DOH facilities
Repeal of A.O. No. 5, s. 2001 re: GAMCA Medical
7-Oct-04 04-333 ADM. ORDER NO. 167 30-Aug-04
Referral Decking System
15-Sep-04 04-306 ADM. ORDER NO. 164 Amendment to A.O. No. 149, s. 2004 12-Aug-04
Interim guidelines in surveillance of avian influenza
15-Sep-04 04-306 ADM. ORDER NO. 165 19-Aug-04
(bird flu) in humans in the Philippines
Revocation of Bureau Circular Nos. 01 (s. 1990) and
15-Sep-04 04-306 ADM. ORDER NO. 166 30-Aug-04
02 (s. 2004)
Adoption of the monitoring system of the Salt
15-Sep-04 04-306 DEPT. MEMO. NO. 81 15-Jun-04
Iodization Program in the Philippines
Revised guidelines on current good manufacturing,
24-Aug-04 04-284 ADM. ORDER NO. 153 7-May-04
packing, repacking, or holding food
Implementing guidelines for the creation of National
24-Aug-04 04-284 ADM. ORDER NO. 154 and Regional Coordinating Committees on Public- 14-Jun-04
Private Mix DOTS
Implementing guidelines for managing mass
24-Aug-04 04-284 ADM. ORDER NO. 155 23-Jun-04
casualty incidents during emergencies and disasters

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
IRR for the transition from chlorofluorocarbon
(CFC)/ozone depleting substances (ODS) -
containing metered dose inhalers to CFC/ODS-free
24-Aug-04 04-284 ADM. ORDER NO. 156 24-Jun-04
alternatives-drugs used in the treatment of
bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary
disease, year 2004 to year 2010
24-Aug-04 04-284 ADM. ORDER NO. 162 Further amendment to A.O. No. 10-A, s. 2001 12-Jul-04
Revised rules and regulations governing
24-Aug-04 04-284 ADM. ORDER NO. 163 registration, licensure and operation of dialysis 14-Jun-04
clinics in the Philippines
Emphasizing the monitoring system and clarifying
the roles of the STD/AIDS Cooperative Central
24-Aug-04 04-284 DEPT. CIR. NO. 224 Laboratory (SACCL) and the Research Institute for 31-May-04
Tropical Medicine in confirmatory testing for
HIV/AIDS in the Philippines
Guidelines for eligibility check for public bidding in
24-Aug-04 04-284 DEPT. MEMO. NO. 73 19-Jul-04
the DOH
Continuing suspension of the "Referral Decking
22-Jul-04 04-237 ADM. ORDER NO. 159 16-Jul-04
System"
Amending A.O. No. 70-A, s. 2002 re: Revised rules
and regulations governing the registration,
29-Jun-04 04-204 ADM. ORDER NO. 150 28-Apr-04
licensure, and operation of hospitals and other
related health facilities in the Philippines
Establishment and accreditation of newborn
29-Jun-04 04-204 DEPT. MEMO. NO. 59 7-Jun-04
screening centers
Guidelines for the establishment and operations of
8-Jun-04 04-170 ADM. ORDER NO. 144 Botika ng Barangays and Pharmaceutical 14-Apr-04
Distribution Networks
Revised policies and guidelines for the
8-Jun-04 04-170 ADM. ORDER NO. 145 institutionalization and decentralization of the DOH 5-Apr-04
consignment system

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Amending A.O. No. 70-A, s. 2002 re: Revised rules
and regulations governing the registration, licensure
8-Jun-04 04-170 ADM. ORDER NO. 147 28-Apr-04
and operation of hospitals and other health facilities
in the Philippines
Adoption of revised implementing guidelines on
18-May-04 04-146 DEPT. MEMO. NO. 33 8-Mar-04
Operation Timbang
Revised guidelines for hospital-based TB control
2-Apr-04 04-105 ADM. ORDER NO. 140 program under the hospitals as centers of wellness 24-Feb-04
program
Revised IRR of R.A. No. 8172 "An Act Promoting
2-Apr-04 04-105 DEPT. CIR. NO. 96 Salt Iodization Nationwide and for Related 3-Mar-04
Purposes"
IRR of R.A. No. 8976 "An Act Establishing the
2-Apr-04 04-105 DEPT. CIR. NO. 97 Philippine Food Fortification Program and for Other 3-Mar-04
Purposes"
Essential drugs price bulletin for the month of
2-Apr-04 04-105 DEPT. MEMO. NO. 28 19-Mar-04
January 2004
Guidelines for designating Hospital Referral Centers
19-Mar-04 04-084 ADM. ORDER NO.137 for Management of SARS and other severe 4-Feb-04
emerging and re-emerging infectious disease
Guidelines for the implementation of the Simplified
19-Mar-04 04-084 ADM. ORDER NO.138 23-Feb-04
Supplier Registration System (SSRS)
Guidelines on the implementation of the Drug Test
5-Mar-04 04-072 ADM. ORDER NO. 107 27-Oct-03
Operations Management System (DTOMIS)
Guidelines for rapid coverage assessment and
5-Mar-04 04-072 ADM. ORDER NO. 133 9-Feb-04
reporting performance on "Ligtas Tigdas 2004"
Guidelines governing the registration and
5-Mar-04 04-072 ADM. ORDER NO. 134 performance evaluation of drug screening test kits 9-Jan-04
and reagents
Guidelines on the granting of Diamond Sangkap
5-Mar-04 04-072 ADM. ORDER NO. 82 9-Sep-03
Pinoy Seal to manufacturers of fortified products

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Creating the DOH Natural Family Planning Program
20-Feb-04 04-055 ADM. ORDER NO. 132 7-Jan-04
and its Program Management
Rules and regulations governing authorization of
15-Jan-04 04-016 ADM. ORDER NO. 101-A 14-Oct-03
blood collection unit and blood station
15-Jan-04 04-016 ADM. ORDER NO. 118-A Amendment to A.O. No. 10-A, s. 2001 1-Dec-03
Strengthening implementation of the National
15-Jan-04 04-016 ADM. ORDER NO. 121 9-Dec-03
Newborn Screening System
A smoking cessation program to support the
15-Jan-04 04-016 ADM. ORDER NO. 122 National Tobacco Control and Healthy Lifestyle 10-Dec-03
Program
Abolition of existing procurement-related
15-Jan-04 04-016 ADM. ORDER NO. 130 5-Jan-04
accreditation committees
Rules and regulations governing accreditation of
15-Jan-04 04-016 ADM. ORDER NO. 81 hospitals engaged in the conduct of kidney 1-Sep-03
transplantation
Allowable rates of payment for health human
15-Jan-04 04-016 ADM. ORDER NO. 93 23-Sep-03
resource development activities of DOH
Laboratories providing and intending to provide
15-Jan-04 04-016 DEPT. CIR. NO. 349 14-Oct-03
tests for newborn screening (SEE 03-521)
Clarification on physical plant requirements of
15-Jan-04 04-016 DEPT. MEMO. NO. 148 13-Nov-03
clinical laboratories
Payment of salary increase for public health workers
30-Dec-03 03-595 ADM. ORDER NO. 118 after completion of graduate studies for a degree 1-Dec-03
course
Updated guidelines on micronutrient
30-Dec-03 03-595 ADM. ORDER NO. 119 2-Dec-03
supplementation (Vitamin A, Iron and Iodine)
30-Dec-03 03-595 ADM. ORDER NO.101 National Policy on Oral Health 14-Oct-03
27-Nov-03 03-554 ADM. ORDER NO. 101 National Policy on Oral Health 14-Oct-03
Suspension of the implementation of A.O. No. 70-A,
27-Nov-03 03-554 ADM. ORDER NO. 114 19-Nov-03
s. 2002

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
12-Nov-03 03-521 ADM. ORDER NO. 100 Guidelines to strengthen Sentrong Sigla certification 10-Oct-03
Revised rules and regulations governing the
12-Nov-03 03-521 ADM. ORDER NO. 105 registration/licensure of dental laboratories in the 22-Oct-03
Philippines
Laboratories providing and intending to provide
12-Nov-03 03-521 DEPT. CIR. NO. 349 14-Oct-03
tests for newborn screening
Guidelines for acute flaccid paralysis, measles and
5-Nov-03 03-512 ADM. ORDER NO. 95 29-Sep-03
neonatal tetanus disease surveillance system
Connection of all accredited drug testing
5-Nov-03 03-512 DEPT. MEMO. NO. 134 centers/laboratories with the DOH Drug Testing 20-Oct-03
Operations Management Information System
Addendum to A.O. No. 5, s. 2003 re: Guidelines and
procedure for the institutionalization of the DOH
Drug Consignment System entitled Guidelines on
7-Oct-03 03-472 ADM. ORDER NO. 78 the retention and use of hospital income pursuant 21-Aug-03
to Special Provision No. 6 of DOH Appropriations
under R.A. 9206 FY2003, General Appropriations
Act
Guidelines to fast-track procurement of specific
7-Oct-03 03-472 ADM. ORDER NO. 89 18-Sep-03
essential drugs and medicines by the DOH
Reclassification and revision in the use of
7-Oct-03 03-472 ADM. ORDER NO. 90 Hydroquinone and/or Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid) 18-Sep-03
preparations
Revised policies and guidelines on the private
7-Oct-03 03-472 ADM. ORDER NO. 92 practice of medical and paramedical professionals in 22-Sep-03
government health facilities
Designation of Ms. Graciela Eleazar as OIC, Office of
18-Sep-03 03-449 ADM. ORDER NO. 85 12-Sep-03
the Director-General
Guidelines on protests on decisions of the Central
18-Sep-03 03-449 ADM. ORDER NO. 86 12-Sep-03
Office Bids & Awards Committee

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Amending D.C. No. 168-A, s. 1995 re:
Reclassification of ampalaya (momordica charantia)
8-Aug-03 03-378 DEPT. CIR. NO. 196-A 23-Jun-03
for scientifically-validated herbal medicinal plant to
folklorically-validated herbal medicinal plant
Headship of the clinical laboratory and number of
8-Aug-03 03-378 DEPT. MEMO. NO. 37-A 20-Mar-03
laboratories a pathologist can handle
Suspension of implementation of Department
8-Aug-03 03-378 DEPT. MEMO. NO. 92 4-Aug-03
Memorandum No. 37-A, s. 2003
Schedule of fees and charges for Quarantine
25-Jul-03 03-360 ADM. ORDER NO. 60 19-Jun-03
Services
Guidelines on the transfer of fund utilization
9-Jul-03 03-329 ADM. ORDER NO. 58 intended for the capability upgrading of specific 16-Jun-03
DOH SARS referral hospitals
Policy Guidelines on the Operationalization of Botika
9-Jul-03 03-329 ADM. ORDER NO. 64 1-Jul-03
ng Barangay by the centers for health development
Adoption of International Reference Standards in
3-Jul-03 03-317 ADM. ORDER NO. 25 3-Mar-03
Philippine Growth Table and Chart Materials
DOH crematoria and other alternative technology
3-Jul-03 03-317 ADM. ORDER NO. 29 17-Mar-03
for hospital waste treatment and disposal
Policies on the nationwide implementation of the
3-Jul-03 03-317 ADM. ORDER NO. 39 21-Apr-03
expanded program on immunization (SEE 03-265)
3-Jul-03 03-317 ADM. ORDER NO. 41 Philippine Organ Donation Program under the DOH 30-Apr-03
Classification of clinical laboratories based on
3-Jul-03 03-317 ADM. ORDER NO. 48 23-May-03
institutional character
3-Jul-03 03-317 ADM. ORDER NO. 54 Amendment to A.O. No. 33, s. 2001, as amended 6-Jun-03
Guidelines on the processing and clearance of
3-Jul-03 03-317 ADM. ORDER NO. 54-A 6-Jun-03
importations through donations by the DOH
Guidelines on the implementation of E.O. No. 36
5-Jun-03 03-265 ADM. ORDER NO. 34-B issued on 9/19/01, Reorganizing administrative 2-Apr-03
regions in Mindanao in relation to the DOH

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Policies on the nationwide implementation of the
5-Jun-03 03-265 ADM. ORDER NO. 39 21-Apr-03
expanded program on immunization
Designation of the following DOH Hospitals as SARS
5-Jun-03 03-265 ADM. ORDER NO. 45 19-May-03
REFERRAL HOSPITALS
5-Jun-03 03-265 ADM. ORDER NO. 46 Additional DOH designated referral hospital 20-May-03
Guidelines for the finalization of CY 2003 Work and
9-May-03 03-222 ADM. ORDER NO. 19 14-Feb-03
Financial Plan
Amendment to A.O. No. 101-A s. 2000 Management
9-May-03 03-222 ADM. ORDER NO. 27-A of the Indigency Fund at the DOH specialty 11-Mar-03
hospitals
Implementation arrangement for the project
9-May-03 03-222 ADM. ORDER NO. 3 entitled Upgrading of the Medical Equipment of 6-Jan-03
Zamboanga City Medical Center
Guidelines to fast-track procurement of specific
9-May-03 03-222 ADM. ORDER NO. 34-A essential drugs and medicines by the different DOH 2-Apr-03
hospitals based on actual demand patterns
Guideline on labeling and advertisement of
9-May-03 03-222 ADM. ORDER NO. 56 cigarettes and designating the BFAD as its 24-Oct-01
regulating agency
Guidelines prescribing the procedures for repair and
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 10 21-Jan-03
maintenance of DOH (Central Office) vehicles
Implementation of A.O. No. 5, s. 2001 held in
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 106 26-Apr-02
abeyance
Clarification on the implementation of A.O. Nos. 178
(s. 2001) and 23 (s. 2001) on entitlement to
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 113 longevity pay under the Magna Carta of Public 8-May-02
Health Workers (R.A. 7305) and its implementing
rules and regulations

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Policy guidelines and procedures in the
implementation of the P60 Million financial
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 122 assistance from the PCSO for the purchase of drugs 29-May-02
and medicines by the DTI thru the PITC to be sold
in government hospitals
Amendment to A.O. No. 70-A, s. 2002 - Revised
rules and regulations governing the registration,
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 127 7-Jun-02
licensure and operation of hospitals and other
health facilities in the Philippines
Implementing policies and policy directions relative
to the completion of all ongoing and backlogged
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 129 19-Jun-02
health facilities infrastructure projects including
those implemented by phase
Policy guidelines and procedures in the
implementation of the PCSO P20 Million financial
assistance for the purchase of low-priced generic
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 13 over-the-counter drugs and two selected 29-Jan-03
prescription drugs by PITC-DTI to be sold in Botika
ng Barangay through the accredited pharmaceutical
distribution network
Amendment to the Revised 2001 schedule of fees
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 134 16-Jul-02
and charges of BFAD for food manufacturers
Effectivity of the notice to proceed, purchase
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 139 29-Jul-02
contracts and purchase orders
Interim accreditation guidelines for DOH drugs and
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 14 15-May-01
medicines supplies (SEE 03-181)
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 146-A Quarterly submission of Historical Procurement Data 27-Aug-02
Revised guidelines governing the management of
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 147 health human resources training of development 2-Sep-02
programs in the DOH

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Medical Pool Placement and Utilization Program
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 149 13-Sep-02
(Med Pool PUP)
Requirements for supplier's authorized
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 161 representatives during public bidding and other 14-Oct-02
modes of procurement
Implementing guidelines on Constructors
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 161-A Performance Evaluation System for DOH 14-Oct-02
infrastructure projects
Guidelines for the inspection and acceptance of
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 170 11-Nov-02
goods procured by, or donated to DOH
Amendment to A.O. No. 154, s. 2000 on the
delegation of authority on the approval of
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 171 procurement contracts/purchase order and other 12-Nov-02
accountable forms used during the procurement of
goods, consulting services and civil works
Guidelines for the implementation of the Matching
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 173 18-Nov-02
Grant Program (MGP) 2002-2003
Transfer of administrative jurisdiction of Dr. Jose N.
Rodriguez Memorial Hospital from Center for Health
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 177 22-Nov-02
Development-Southern Tagalog to the Center for
Health Development-NCR
Guidelines implementing the recommendation of the
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 17-A Oversight Committee on DOH Re-engineering 10-Feb-03
(Resolution No. 002 dated June 19, 2002)
Amendment to A.O. No. 4, s. 2003 dated January 7,
2003 re: Forms of Bid Security, Performance
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 20 Security, Advance Payment Guaranty and Project 17-Feb-03
Guaranty for GOP-Funded Infrastructure Projects of
the DOH

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Amendment to the revised implementing rules and
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 22 regulations of the Magna Carta for Public Health 4-Jun-01
Workers (R.A. No. 7305)
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 23 Amendment to A.O. No. 178, s. 2001 4-Jun-01
Guidelines on labeling and advertisement of
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 24 28-Feb-03
cigarettes (see 03-140)
Rules and regulations for licensing local
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 27 19-Jun-01
manufacturers of vaccines and biological products
Guidelines for the implementation of the LGU
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 30 26-Jun-01
Performance Program for 2001-2002
Guidelines on the accreditation of suppliers of
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 33 medical equipment, parts, accessories and medical 6-Jul-01
equipment repair shop
Provisional accreditation of DOH drugs and
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 34 10-Jul-01
medicines suppliers
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 35 Guidelines on the issuance of DOH ID cards 13-Apr-03
Allowing drug manufacturers and suppliers without
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 40 CPR's to participate in the bidding of the DOH 20-Aug-01
Central Office
Adoption of approved list of blood testing reagents
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 41 31-Jul-01
for use of Blood Service Facilities
Guidelines for sourcing, pooling, and distribution of
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 42 2-Aug-01
Medicare "Common Funds" in DOH hospitals
Guidelines on the application of larvicides on the
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 45 breeding sites of dengue vector mosquitoes in 16-Aug-01
domestic water
Rules and regulations on the registration, including
approval and conduct of clinical trials, and lot or
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 47-A 30-Aug-01
batch release certification of vaccines and biologic
products

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Adoption of the Standard Days Method (SDM or
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 49 "Necklace Method") as additional NFP method for 16-Sep-01
the Philippine FP Program
Guidelines and procedure for the institutionalization
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 5 10-Jan-03
of DOH drug consignment system
Revised 2001 schedule of fees and charges for the
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 50 corresponding services rendered by the Bureau of 17-Sep-01
Food and Drugs
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 50-A National Family Planning Policy 17-Sep-01
Decentralization of dental prosthetic laboratory
licensing functions of the Bureau of Health Facilities
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 51 25-Sep-01
and Services to the Center for Health Development -
NCR
Implementing guidelines on classification of patients
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 51-A and on availment of medical social services in 12-Oct-01
government hospitals
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 53 Recalling A.O. No. 40, s. 2001 9-Oct-01
Formulation of a Standard Operating Procedure in
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 55 23-Oct-01
releasing Muslim cadavers from all DOH hospitals
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 58 National Policy on Health Promotion 7-Nov-01
Rules and regulations governing the establishment,
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 59 operation and maintenance of clinical laboratories in 19-Nov-01
the Philippines
Fire safety in DOH buildings, structures and facilities
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 61 with special emphasis on hospitals and other health 20-Nov-01
facilities
Implementing guidelines for the provision of
assistance in the upgrading of devolved local health
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 67-A hospitals and RHUs based on Sentrong Sigla 14-Dec-01
Standards, PHIC accreditation and DOH licensing
standards

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Guidelines and procedures in the utilization of funds
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 69 for drug importation and distribution for the Pharma 20-Dec-01
50 Project
Revised rules and regulations governing the
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 70-A registration licensure and operation of hospitals and 3-Jan-02
other health facilities in the Philippines
Implementing guidelines for the Polio-Free
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 71 7-Jan-02
Maintenance Immunization Campaign
Creation of DOH National Infectious Disease
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 76 5-Feb-02
Advisory Council
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 125 National NFP Strategic Plan Year 2002-2006 5-Jun-02
Amendment to A.O. No. 109-A, s. 2002 on the
management of the construction phase of
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 152 24-Sep-02
infrastructure projects for hospitals and other health
facilities
Policy guidelines and procedures in the
implementation of the PCSO P20 Million financial
assistance for the purchase of low-priced generic
6-May-03 03-215 ADM. ORDER NO. 159 over-the-counter drugs and two selected 7-Oct-02
prescription drugs by PITC-DTI to be sold in Botika
ng Barangay through the accredited pharmaceutical
distribution network
Granting of provisional accreditation to
11-Apr-03 03-181 ADM. ORDER NO. 1 26-Feb-01
pharmaceuticals suppliers
Interim accreditation guidelines for DOH drugs and
11-Apr-03 03-181 ADM. ORDER NO. 14 15-May-01
medicines suppliers
Policies and guidelines on the private practice of
11-Apr-03 03-181 ADM. ORDER NO. 172 medical and paramedical professionals in 9-Jan-01
government health facilities

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Amendment to A.O. No. 117, s. 2000, relative to
the guidelines on the accreditation of suppliers of
11-Apr-03 03-181 ADM. ORDER NO. 177 24-Jan-01
medical equipment, parts, accessories and medical
equipment repair shop
Policies and guidelines in the conduct of local and
11-Apr-03 03-181 ADM. ORDER NO. 179 30-Jan-01
foreign medical and surgical missions
Corporate re-structuring project for selected DOH
11-Apr-03 03-181 ADM. ORDER NO. 181 hospitals in support of the health sector reform 8-Feb-01
agenda
Revised operational guidelines for the
11-Apr-03 03-181 ADM. ORDER NO. 181-A implementation of the Doctors to the Barrios 8-Feb-01
Program
Adoption and implementation of Code Alert System
11-Apr-03 03-181 ADM. ORDER NO. 182 15-Feb-01
for DOH hospitals during emergencies and disasters
Use of Hydroquinone and/or Tretinoin (Retinoic
11-Apr-03 03-181 ADM. ORDER NO. 1-A 26-Feb-01
Acid)
Implementation arrangement for the projecR
11-Apr-03 03-181 ADM. ORDER NO. 2 entitled Establishment of the National Tuberculosis 1-Mar-01
Deference Laboratory
Revised guidelines in the granting of
quarters/housing benefits/allowance pursuant to
11-Apr-03 03-181 ADM. ORDER NO. 27 11-Mar-03
R.A. No. 7305 (Magna Carta for Public Health
Workers)
Revised rules and regulations governing the
11-Apr-03 03-181 ADM. ORDER NO. 28 registration, licensure of dental laboratories in the 14-Mar-03
Philippines
Recalling A.O. No. 99, s. 2000 Providing for the
banning and withdrawal of the fixed-dose
11-Apr-03 03-181 ADM. ORDER NO. 3 6-Mar-01
combination drug product Loratidine +
Pseudoephedrine (Clarinase) from the market

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Guidelines for the lease/rental of computers,
11-Apr-03 03-181 ADM. ORDER NO. 30 24-Mar-03
communication, information and other equipment
Guidelines in the operationalization of Botika ng
11-Apr-03 03-181 ADM. ORDER NO. 34 2-Apr-03
Barangay CHD III Pilot Areas
11-Apr-03 03-181 ADM. ORDER NO. 5 Referral Decking System 8-Mar-01
Implementing guidelines for the provision of grants
and technical assistance in support to the
11-Apr-03 03-181 ADM. ORDER NO. 7 15-Mar-01
implementation of the Sentrong Sigla Movement
2002
Decentralization of some regulatory functions of the
Bureau of Health Facilities and Services on clinical
11-Apr-03 03-181 ADM. ORDER NO. 7-C laboratories and HIV testing laboratories to the 29-Mar-01
Centers for Health Development in the transition
phase
11-Apr-03 03-181 ADM. ORDER NO. 8 The National Mental Health Policy 2-Apr-01
JOINT DA-DOH ADM.
11-Apr-03 03-181 Accreditation of marine biotoxins testing centers 27-Dec-02
ORDER NO. 01
QUARANTINE ADM. Designation of an additional quarantine anchorage
11-Apr-03 03-181 26-Mar-01
ORDER NO. 7-A in Manila Harbor
Guidelines on labeling and advertisements of
19-Mar-03 03-140 ADM. ORDER NO. 24 28-Feb-03
cigarettes
Operational guidelines in the conduct of pre-
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 1 employment medical exam of overseas workers and 2-Jan-03
seafarers
Coverage/scope and frequency of medical
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 100 examination of overseas contract workers and 18-Apr-02
seafarers
Revised operational guidelines for the
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 100-A implementation of the Doctors to the Barrios 18-Apr-02
Program

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Operational guidelines for the implementation of the
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 100-B 18-Apr-02
Rural Health Team Placement Program
Schedule of fees for certain services rendered by
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 102 22-Apr-02
the Bureau of Health Facilities and Services
Supplemental guidelines on the usage of 10,000
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 102-A I.U. Vitamin A for pregnant women under Vitamin A 22-Apr-02
supplementation program
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 103 Batch Certification of Antibiotics 23-Apr-02
Amendment to A.O. No. 33, s. 2001, re: Guidelines
on the accreditation of suppliers of medical
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 109 2-May-02
equipment, parts, accessories and medical
equipment repair shop
Management of the construction phase of
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 109-A infrastructure projects for hospitals and other health 2-May-02
facilities
Schedule of fees for certain services rendered by
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 118 20-May-02
the Bureau of Health Facilities and Services
National policy on kidney transplantation for living
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 124 3-Jun-02
non-related donors
National policy on diagnosis and chemotherapy for
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 129-A 19-Jun-02
malaria
Waiver of excess fees and charges for Philhealth
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 137 24-Jul-02
indigent patients in all DOH Retained Hospitals
Implementing guidelines for the full
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 142 operationalization of the Contract Distribution 5-Aug-02
System (CSD) for DOH procured drugs
Implementing guidelines of the electronic
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 146 procurement system in the DOH Central Office 21-Aug-02
using a private sector partner platform (with MOA)

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Guidelines on the conduct of Health Care Financing
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 15 Local Study Tours under the Integrated Community 3-Feb-03
Health Care Service Project
Implementing guidelines for the creation and
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 153 operationalization of outreach/itinerant teams for 25-Sep-02
voluntary sterilization services
Requirements for supplier's authorized
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 154 representatives during public bidding and other 27-Sep-02
modes of procurement
Guidelines governing accreditation of training
centers/institutions and trainer conducting training
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 155 30-Sep-02
program or review/seminar courses for embalmers
in the Philippines
Guidelines on the conduct of KALAHI Medical and
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 157 2-Oct-02
Dental Missions
Implementing guidelines and procedures in the
procurement and requisition of drugs and medicines
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 163 16-Oct-02
by the DOH Pursuant to E.O. No. 49 dated Jan. 21,
1993
Revised guidelines on management of animal bite
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 164 16-Oct-02
patients
Guidelines in payment of CY 2003 Hazard Pay of
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 17 10-Feb-03
officials and employees of the DOH
Revised maximum allowable service fees for the
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 181 5-Dec-02
provision of whole blood and blood components
Grant of SONA incentive bonus to all officers and
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 183 11-Nov-02
employees of DOH for CY 2002
Guidelines on the development of investment
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 189 17-Dec-02
proposals for the health sector

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Forms of bid security, performance Security,
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 4 advance payment guaranty and project guaranty for 7-Jan-03
GOP-funded infrastructure projects of the DOH
Revised National Sexually Transmitted Infections
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 5-A 10-Jan-03
(STI) Case Management Guidelines
Licensing of Botika ng Barangay (BnB) in various
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 70 3-Jan-02
LGUs
Amendment to A.O. No. 173, s. 2002, Guidelines for
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 9 the implementation of the Matching Grant Program 20-Jan-03
2002-2003
Current good manufacturing practice guidelines for
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 90 18-Mar-02
cosmetic products
Amendment to AO 41, s. 2001, re Adoption of
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 94 approved list of blood testing reagents for use of 26-Mar-02
Blood Service Facilities
Guidelines for multiple micronutrient
12-Mar-03 03-128 ADM. ORDER NO. 96 supplementation for pregnant women in UNICEF 3-Apr-02
CPC V Areas
DOH-DBM JOINT ADM. Implementing guidelines of Sec. 2, DOH Special
12-Mar-03 03-128 29-May-02
ORDER NO. 122-A Provision, CY 2002 GAA, entitled: Phase-out Plan
Standard guidelines for conducting medical fitness
2-May-01 01-190 ADM. ORDER NO. 176 23-Jan-01
exam for Filipino seafarers (SEE 05-176)
Prevention and Management of Abortion and its
29-Sep-00 00-377 ADM. ORDER NO. 45-B 2-May-00
Complications (PMAC) Policy
Magna Carta of Public Health Workers (R.A. 7305) -
2-Dec-99 99-396 IRR R.A. 7305 Nov. 1999
Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations
2-Dec-99 99-396 Code of Conduct of Public Health Workers
Revising A.O. Nos. 88A (1990); 17 (1993); and 12
(1995) re: delegation of authority to certain officials
13-Jun-97 97-157 ADM. ORDER NO. 40-A 6-Dec-97
of DOH CO and at the different levels of
organizational segments of the DOH

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
IRR of Chapter II - "Water Supply" of the Code of
20-Jan-97 97-018 IRR P.D. 856 30-Oct-95
Sanitation (P.D. 856)
IRR of Chapter XVII - "Sewage Collection and
20-Jan-97 97-018 IRR P.D. 856 Disposal, Excreta Disposal and Drainage" of the 15-Nov-95
Code of Sanitation (P.D. 856)
IRR of Chapter III - "Food Establishments" - of the
20-Jan-97 97-018 IRR P.D. 856 27-Dec-95
Code of Sanitation (P.D. 856)
IRR of Chapter XXI "Disposal of Dead Persons" - of
20-Jan-97 97-018 IRR P.D. 856 30-Sep-96
the Code of Sanitation (P.D. 856)
IRR of Chapter XIII - "Massage Clinics and Sauna
20-Jan-97 97-018 IRR P.D. 856 Bath Establishments" - of the Code of Sanitation 2-Oct-96
(P.D. 856)
24-May-95 95-118 ADM. ORDER NO. 1 Creation of a National Voluntary Blood Services Unit 1-Feb-95
Transitory guidelines for the utilization of DOH
procured anti-tuberculosis drugs: blister packed and
24-May-95 95-118 ADM. ORDER NO. 1-A 1-Feb-95
loose preparations for short course regimens of
patient classifications
Rules and regulations on the supervision of health
24-May-95 95-118 ADM. ORDER NO. 34 20-Jul-94
maintenance organizations
Phasing-out of Potassium Bromate as a flour
24-May-95 95-118 ADM. ORDER NO. 39 14-Nov-94
treatment agent for bread-making
Supplemental rules and regulations in registration
24-May-95 95-118 ADM. ORDER NO. 41 of pharmaceutical products, entitled to a conditional 20-Dec-94
certificate of product registration
Guidelines on micronutrient fortification of
24-May-95 95-118 ADM. ORDER NO. 4-A 14-Feb-95
processed foods
Rules and functions of the DOH representatives to
24-May-95 95-118 ADM. ORDER NO. 8 local government and support of the national and 10-Apr-95
regional health offices

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Other laboratory examinations and fees in addition
24-May-95 95-118 BUREAU CIR. NO. 01 to existing medical examinations, new medical 3-Aug-94
examination report forms and other requirements
General policies and principles governing the
3-Feb-94 94-046 ADM. ORDER NO. 1 3-Aug-92
Poliovirus eradication project
Rules and regulations on Labeling and
3-Feb-94 94-046 ADM. ORDER NO. 10 22-Mar-93
advertisement of cigarettes
Establishing primary health care as the core
strategy in program thrusts of government at all
3-Feb-94 94-046 ADM. ORDER NO. 11 31-Mar-93
levels and creating the various structures to
oversee its implementation
Procedures for coordinating legislative action within
3-Feb-94 94-046 ADM. ORDER NO. 13 the DOH and for formulating timely responses to 16-Apr-93
proposed and pending legislation
Revised A.O. No. 11, s. 1993, on establishing
primary health care as the core strategy in program
3-Feb-94 94-046 ADM. ORDER NO. 14-A 21-May-93
thrust of government at all levels and creating the
various structures to oversee its implementation
Guidelines for the accreditation of private
3-Feb-94 94-046 ADM. ORDER NO. 22 28-Dec-93
organizations for healthcare and development
Policy and requirements for availing of
3-Feb-94 94-046 ADM. ORDER NO. 4 compassionate special permit for restricted use of 23-Nov-92
unregistered drug and device product/preparation
8-Oct-93 93-176 DEPT. ORDER NO. 188-B Revised Schedule of Fees and Charges 28-May-93
General policies and principles governing the
8-Oct-93 93-233 ADM. ORDER NO. 1 3-Aug-92
Poliovirus eradication project (SEE 94-046)
Rules and regulations on Labeling and
8-Oct-93 93-233 ADM. ORDER NO. 10 22-Feb-93
advertisement of cigarettes (SEE 94-046)

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Establishing primary health care as the core
strategy in program thrusts of government at all
8-Oct-93 93-233 ADM. ORDER NO. 11 31-Mar-93
levels and creating the various structures to
oversee its implementation (SEE 94-046)
Procedures for coordinating legislative action w/in
8-Oct-93 93-233 ADM. ORDER NO. 13 the DOH and for formulating timely responses to 16-Apr-93
proposed and pending legislation (SEE 94-046)
Revised A.O. No. 11, s. 1993, on establishing
primary health care as the core strategy in program
8-Oct-93 93-233 ADM. ORDER NO. 14-A thrust of government at all levels and creating the 21-May-93
various structures to oversee its implementation
(SEE 94-046)
8-Oct-93 93-233 ADM. ORDER NO. 15 Banning smoking in health facilities under the DOH 3-Jun-93
Reporting scheme in accordance with DOH
8-Oct-93 93-233 ADM. ORDER NO. 16 streamlining per M.O. No. 27 of the Office of the 23-Jun-93
President
Formal transfer of the STD Control program from
8-Oct-93 93-233 ADM. ORDER NO. 19 the office of public health services/communicable 29-Jul-93
disease control service to the office
Institutionalization of the field epidemiology training
8-Oct-93 93-233 ADM. ORDER NO. 2 30-Sep-92
program in the DOH
8-Oct-93 93-233 ADM. ORDER NO. 3 Memorandum Circular No. 13 21-Oct-92
Policy and requirements for availing of
compassionate special permit for restricted use of
8-Oct-93 93-233 ADM. ORDER NO. 4 23-Nov-92
unregistered drug and device product/preparation
(SEE 94-046)
banning Loperamide Hydrochloride liquid
8-Oct-93 93-233 ADM. ORDER NO. 5 11-Nov-92
preparation for children
8-Oct-93 93-233 ADM. ORDER NO. 6 Amendment to A.O. No. 121, s. 1992 23-Nov-92

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Implementing guidelines and procedures on the
8-Oct-93 93-233 ADM. ORDER NO. 7-A transfer of Health functions in autonomous region in 21-Jan-93
Muslim Mindanao
8-Oct-93 93-233 ADM. ORDER NO. 8 Prohibiting smoking in the DOH and its premises 28-Jan-93
Rules and Regulations governing the Accreditation
15-Jul-92 IPD 538 ADM.ORD.NO. 118-B of clinical laboratories for training of medical 6-Mar-92
technology interns
Implementing the Procurement Policy Board
30-Jan-91 IPD 229 ADM. ORDER NO. 101 Resolution on the use of A4 (size 210 x 297 mm) 10-Jan-91
paper by member-agencies
The Philippine Cancer Control Program (SEE IPD
30-Jan-91 IPD 229 ADM. ORDER NO. 89-A 18-Apr-90
203)
Amendment to A.O. No. 62, s. 1989 re: Rules and
30-Jan-91 IPD 229 ADM. ORDER NO. 90 regulations to implement prescribing requirements 23-Apr-90
(SEE IPD 203)
Declaring a ban on the use of chloramphenicol in
30-Jan-91 IPD 229 ADM. ORDER NO. 91 30-Apr-90
food producing animals (SEE IPD 203)
Postponement of the deadlines of A.O. 85 s. 1990
30-Jan-91 IPD 229 ADM. ORDER NO. 93 11-Jun-90
(SEE IPD 203)
Delegation of authority for the Provincial Health
Officers to grant permit to DOH personnel in their
30-Jan-91 IPD 229 ADM. ORDER NO. 94 respective provinces who are seeking to run and 26-Jul-90
serve as members of the Board of Directors of
electric cooperatives (SEE IPD 203)
Amendment to Sec. 25, Art. 25, 1.6 of the
violations and penalties of A.O. No. 85-A s, 1990 on
the rules and regulations governing accreditation of
30-Jan-91 IPD 229 ADM. ORDER NO. 94-A 29-Aug-90
medical clinics/hospitals conducting medical
examination of overseas contract workers and
seafarers (SEE IPD 203)

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Guidelines on the registration of fixed dose
30-Jan-91 IPD 229 ADM. ORDER NO. 96 19-Sep-90
combination drug products (SEE IPD 203)
Fees for certain laboratory examinations performed
30-Jan-91 IPD 229 ADM. ORDER NO. 97 3-Dec-90
in the Bureau of Research and Laboratories
Guidelines on advertisement and promotion to
implement the Generic Act of 1988 (R.A. No. 6675)
30-Jan-91 IPD 229 ADM. ORDER NO. 98 3-Dec-90
for multi-active ingredient fixed dose combination
products
Requirements for labeling materials of categories of
pharmaceutical products containing four or more
30-Jan-91 IPD 229 ADM. ORDER NO. 99 3-Dec-90
active ingredients outside the coverage of A.O. No.
85, s. 1990
Requirements for labeling materials of certain
6-Dec-90 IPD 203 ADM. ORDER NO. 85 categories of products containing two or more 15-Feb-90
active ingredients
Revised rules and regulations governing
accreditation of medical clinics and hospitals and
6-Dec-90 IPD 203 ADM. ORDER NO. 85-A 22-Feb-90
the conduct of medical examination for overseas
workers and seafarers
Guidelines on the adoption of flexible working hours
6-Dec-90 IPD 203 ADM. ORDER NO. 86 in the DOH and delegation of authority to approve 27-Feb-90
the same
Amendment of A.O. No. 83, delegation of authority
6-Dec-90 IPD 203 ADM. ORDER NO. 87 to indorse certain budgetary transactions to the 7-Mar-90
DBM
Monitoring expenditures incurred in implementing
6-Dec-90 IPD 203 ADM. ORDER NO. 87-A 12-Mar-89
the Philippine Health Development Projects

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Reiterating the terms of appointments under E.O.
119 of Regional Directors, Assistant Regional
6-Dec-90 IPD 203 ADM. ORDER NO. 88 Directors, Provincial Health Officers, Assistant 14-Mar-90
Provincial Health Officers, District Health Officers or
Chief of District Hospitals
Delegation of authority for the implementation of
6-Dec-90 IPD 203 ADM. ORDER NO. 88-A 9-Apr-90
DOH Decentralization Policy
Implementing rules and regulations of Batas
Pambansa Blg. 702: An act prohibiting the demand
6-Dec-90 IPD 203 ADM. ORDER NO. 89 of deposits or advance payments for the 20-Mar-90
confinement and treatment of patients in hospitals
and medical clinics under certain cases
6-Dec-90 IPD 203 ADM. ORDER NO. 89-A The Philippine Cancer Control Program 18-Apr-90
Amendment to A.O. No. 62, s. 1989 re: Rules and
6-Dec-90 IPD 203 ADM. ORDER NO. 90 23-Apr-90
regulations to implement prescribing requirements
Declaring a ban on the use of chloramphenicol in
6-Dec-90 IPD 203 ADM. ORDER NO. 91 30-Apr-90
food producing animals
Designation of the Director of the Biologicals
Production Service as the Chief Implementing
Officer of the rules, regulations, guidelines and
6-Dec-90 IPD 203 ADM. ORDER NO. 92 9-May-90
procedures in housing (A.O. No. 54-A, s. 1988) and
in security (A.O. No. 54-B, s. 1988) in the DOH
Compound, Alabang
Authority of Ms. Teresita Hilario to sign certificate of
clearance of employees covering commutation of
leave, final settlement to employees transferring
6-Dec-90 IPD 203 ADM. ORDER NO. 92-A 8-Jun-90
from one agency to another, going on extended
laves, resigning, retiring, being separated from the
service or leaving the Philippines
Postponement of the deadlines of A.O. No. 85, s.
6-Dec-90 IPD 203 ADM. ORDER NO. 93 11-Jun-90
1990

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Delegation of authority for the Provincial Health
Officers to grant permit to DOH personnel in their
6-Dec-90 IPD 203 ADM. ORDER NO. 94 respective provinces who are seeking to run and 26-Jun-90
serve as members of the Board of Directors of
electric cooperatives
Amendment to Sec. 25, Art. 25, 1.6 of the
violations and penalties of A.O. No. 85-A, s, 1990
on the rules and regulations governing accreditation
6-Dec-90 IPD 203 ADM. ORDER NO. 94-A 29-Aug-90
of medical clinics/hospitals conducting medical
examination of overseas contract workers and
seafarers
Accounting for foreign assistance granted to family
6-Dec-90 IPD 203 ADM. ORDER NO. 95 31-Aug-90
planning projects
Guidelines on the registration of fixed dose
6-Dec-90 IPD 203 ADM. ORDER NO. 96 19-Sep-90
combination drug products
Guidelines on the Use of Utility Vehicles and
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 AADM.ORD.NO. 53-A Motorcycles Procured Under the Primary Health 29-Nov-88
Care financing project of the USAID
Delegation of Authority to Chiefs of Regional
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM.ORD.NO. 54 Medical Centers/regional hospitals/sanitaria 2-Dec-88
regarding leave applications
Guidelines, Rules and regulations on security and
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 54-B maintenance of order in the DOH Compound in 9-Dec-88
Alabang and Muntinlupa, MM (SEE IPD 18)
Requirements for labeling materials of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 55 7-Dec-88
pharmaceutical products (SEE IPD 18)
Rules and regulations governing the accreditation of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 55-A 2-Jan-89
laboratories performing HIV testing (SEE IPD 18)
Revised regulations for the licensing of drug
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 56 3-Jan-89
establishments and outlets (SEE IPD 18)

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Revised rules and regulations covering the
collection, processing and provision of human blood
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 57 3-Jan-89
and the establishment and operation of blood banks
(SEE IPD 18)
Policies for the prevention and the control of HIV
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 57-A 4-Jan-89
Infection/AIDS in the Philippines (SEE IPD 18)
Authorizing the provincial health officer of
Zamboanga del Sur to allocate resources to operate
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 58 a 5-bed hospital facility in the Main Health Center of 13-Jan-89
Dinas, in anticipation of the approval of a 19-bed
municipal hospital in Dinas, Zamboanga del Sur
Standards for service capabilities, manpower
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 59 staffing and equipment for hospital laboratories in 16-Jan-89
the DOH (SEE IPD 18)
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 60 DOH policies on RA 6683 on Early Retirement Law 3-Feb-89
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 61 Public Assistance and Complaints Unit in the DOH 14-Feb-89
Rules and regulations to implement prescribing
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 62 9-Mar-89
requirements under the Generic Act of 1988
Rules and regulations to implement dispensing
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 63 requirements under the Generic Act of 1988 (RA 9-Mar-89
6675)
Amendment of A.O. 55, s. 1988 otherwise known as
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 64 Requirements for Labeling Materials of 13-Mar-89
Pharmaceutical Products
Guidelines on advertisement and promotions to
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 65 13-Mar-89
implement the Generics Act of 1988
Rules and regulations on the process of review and
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 66 evaluation on questioned drugs or drug 15-Mar-89
combinations
Revised rules and regulations on registration of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 67 15-Mar-89
pharmaceutical products

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Guidelines on the payment of salary for medical
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 68 17-Mar-89
specialist/resident physician under the medical pool
Revised rules and regulations covering the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 68-A registration, licensure and operation of hospitals in 3-Apr-89
the Philippines
Amendment to AO 65 re: Guidelines on
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 69 advertisement and promotions to implement the 14-Apr-89
Generics Act of 1988
Re-classifying Pseudoephedrine and drug products
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 70 26-Apr-89
containing pseudoephedrine as prescription drugs
Revised policies, procedures and guidelines covering
affiliation and training of students in the DOH
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 70-A 18-May-89
hospitals, rural health units and other health
agencies
Adjustment of complaints and grievances at the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 71 6-Jun-89
central office level
Adjustment of complaints and grievances in the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 72 6-Jun-89
hospital setting
Guidelines in the cancellation of the salary of an
employee in the central office from the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 73 7-Jul-89
computerized monthly payroll and the subsequent
order to pay when requirement/s are met
Guidelines for payment of personnel claims not
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 74 18-Jul-89
covered by computerized monthly payroll
Survey on hospitals, clinics with beds regardless of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 75 number operating on 24-hours basis and dental 26-Jul-89
prosthetic laboratories
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 76 Amendment of Administrative Order No. 82, s. 1989 28-Aug-89
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 77 Amendment of A.O. 63, 2. 1989 28-Aug-89

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Authority of the Undersecretary, Acting as Chief of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM.ORD.NO. 78 Staff, to issue Implementing Instructions in 29-Aug-89
furtherance of policies and programs of the DOH
Transitional remedial labeling in compliance with RA
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 79 18-Sep-89
6675
Creation of the Central Office Infrastructure, Bids
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 80 and Awards Committee, Prequalifications 18-Sep-89
Committee and Technical Evaluation Committee
Delegation of authority to the Regional Health
Directors, Acting Regional Health Directors, and
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 81 OICs of Regional Health Offices to review and 26-Sep-89
approve contract of lease for quarters of certain
health officers under their respective regions
Dental prosthetic laboratories licensing guidelines
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 82 6-Oct-89
under the Bureau of Licensing and Regulation
Delegation of authority to Regional Health Directors
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 ADM. ORDER NO. 83 and Chiefs of Special Hospitals to endorse 27-Nov-89
transactions requiring action by the DBM
Authority for pediatricians of DOH to attend the Post-
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 6 6-Jan-89
graduate course in neonatal medicine
Authority for Physicians of DOH to attend the 16th
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 5 annual post-graduate course of the Dept. of 6-Jan-89
Pediatrics
Authority for Physicians of DOH to attend the 15th
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 4 annual convention of the Phil. Psychiatric 4-Jan-89
Association
Attendance of DOH Physicians and Personnel in "A
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 3 4-Jan-89
Tobacco Smoking Control Program Convention
Authority for Physicians of DOH to Attend the First
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 2 30-Jan-89
Joint PMAAPPA Congress at the PICC

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Authority for Nurses of DOH to attend the 28th
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 1 Founding Anniversary of the DOH National League 3-Jan-89
of Nurses Inc.
Submission of Quarterly Trial Balance with Details
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 14-A of accounts 82, 83 and 91 to the Accounting Office, 25-Jan-89
COA
Designation of Vice Mayor Bugnosen Acting
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 14 25-Jan-89
Executive Director of the Cordillera Executive Board
Authority for Dentists of DOH to atatend the 26th
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 13-B Annual Convention of the Phil. Association of 23-Jan-89
Hospital Dentists
Authority for Physicians of DOH to attend the 22nd
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 13-A post-graduate course and specialty post-graduate 23-Jan-89
course both in pediatrics
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 13 Memo.Cir.no. 90 dated 3 Jan. 1989 of the O.P. 23-Jan-89
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 12 E.O. No. 344 dated Jan. 13, 1989 of the O.P. 23-Jan-89
Search for Nominees to the 1988 Pres. Awards for
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 11 19-Jan-89
Outstanding Public Service of the DOH
Travelling Seminars in Various Places to be
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 10 17-Jan-89
Conducted by the Phil. Medical Women's Asso. Inc
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 9 Observance of the 40th Dental Health Week 16-Jan-89
Attendance of DOH Officials and Employees in the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 7 Second Symposium-Convention of the Phil. 10-Jan-89
Association of Technial Assistance Participants
Consolidation of Licensing Activities and Functions
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 6-A 6-Jan-89
Under the Office of the Assistant Regional Director
Resolution No. 2054 dated 12/7/88 of the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 27 15-Feb-89
Commission on Elections
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 26 E.O. No. 346 dated Deb. 2, 1989 of the O.P. 15-Feb-89
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 25 Memo.Cir.nO. 3 dated Jan. 20, 1989 of the CSC 14-Feb-89

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Reminder on the Donation of DOH used tires to the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 24 9-Feb-89
Dept. of Agriculture
Attendance of DOH Physicians Who are Members of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 22 9-Feb-89
PCCP/IACPS/PATACSI in its 8th Annual Convention
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 21-A A.O. No. 108 dated Jan. 23, 1989 8-Feb-89
Hospital Networking discounted rate for the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 21 7-Feb-89
procurement of bedlinen
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 20 Memo.Ord.No. 215 dated Jan. 10, 1989 of the O.P. 7-Feb-89
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 19 Memo.Cir.No. 92 dated Jan. 19, 1989 from the O.P. 7-Feb-89
Authority for Pathologist and other laboratory
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 17 Physicians of DOH to Attend the 38th Annual 3-Feb-89
Convention of the Phil. Society of Pathologist
Schedule of DOH Medical Specialist Qualifying
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 16-A 2-Feb-89
Exams
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 16 Memo.Cir.No. 2 dated 1/16/89 of the CSC 2-Feb-89
Guidelines for the Distribution and Utilization of the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 15-A 30-Jan-89
Family Health Guide
Authority for Dentists in DOH to Participate in the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 14-B Nationwide Observance of National Dental Health 25-Jan-89
Week
Attendance DOH Personnel in the Pista sa
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 36 24-Feb-89
Kababaihan
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 35 Memo.Ord.No. 219 dated Feb. 13, 1989 of the O.P. 23-Feb-89
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 34 Memo.Cir.No. 94 dated Feb. 13, 1989 of the O.P. 22-Feb-89
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 33-A Adm.Ord.No. 11 dated Jan. 30, 1989 from the O.P. 21-Feb-89
Authority for DOH Physicians to Attend the 82nd
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 33 21-Feb-89
Annual Convention on Official Time
Authority for Government Physicians to Attend the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 32 40th Year Foundation Day of the Phil. Medical 21-Feb-89
Women's Association

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Schedule of Departmental Conferences in the Phil.
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 31 21-Feb-89
Heart Center, Q.C.
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 30-A Phil. Population Project II Completion Report 20-Feb-89
Memo.Cir.No. 5 dated Feb. 7, 1989 of the Civil
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 30 20-Feb-89
Service Commission
Attendance of DOH Physicians in the 3rd Post-
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 28 15-Feb-89
Graduate course in Internal Medicine
M.O. No. 236 dated May 22, 1989 of the OP,
centralizing in the Office of Budget and Corporate
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 100 7-Jun-89
Affairs the monitoring and evaluation and approval
process of proposed government contracts
M.O. No. 237 dated May 23, 1989 of the OP further
liberalizing the existing procedural guidelines for the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 101 7-Jun-89
acquisition and use of information technology
resources in government
15th Annual Convention and Scientific Meeting of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 102 8-Jul-89
the OR Nurses Association
A.O. No. 126 dated May 8, 1989 of the OP,
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 102-A amending Sect. 2 of AO No. 36 dated September 13-Jun-89
23, 1989 regarding Cordillera Adm. Region
E.O. No. 359 dated June 2, 1989 - policy and
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 102-B prescribing guidelines and procedures in the 13-Jun-89
implementing of the provisions of E.O. No. 285
Proc. No. 408 dated May 5, 1989, extending the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 103 National Fund Campaign of the Philippine Olympic 14-Jun-89
Committee
Proc. No. 409 dated May 11, 1989 extending the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 104 period of the Fund Campaign of the Foundation for 14-Jul-89
Rehabilitation and Prevention of Blindness

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
NEDA Board Res. No. 2/89 - Guidelines for
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 105 government and non-government organization 14-Jun-89
collaboration
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 105-A Sight-saving month celebration 14-Jul-89
MC No. 22 dated May 29, 1989 CSC - perception
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 106 15-Jun-89
survey of government reorganization
MC No. 21 dated May 29, 1989 CSC - inclusion of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 107 certain positions in the list of positions covered by 15-Jun-89
Res. 435/s. 80
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 108 7th Post-Graduate in Dermatology 16-Jun-89
Executive Order No. 356 dated May 23, 1989,
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 108-A amending E.O No. 526, s. 1979 rationalization of 19-Jun-89
government computer services
E.O No. 357 dated May 24, 1989, Strengthening the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 109 existing coordinating mechanism of the national 19-Jun-89
shelter Program under E.O No. 90, s. 1986
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 109-A Blood Donor's Week 20-Jun-89
MC No. 23, s. 1989 of the CSC 89th Anniversary of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 110 21-Jun-89
the Philippine CS
NBC No. 408 dated march 13, 1989 funding of the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 111 terminal leave benefits of civilian officials and 21-Jul-89
employees who availed the early retirement
Neurologic Emergencies Seminar by the Brain
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 112 22-Jun-89
Foundation
Association of Nursing Service Administrators
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 113 23-Jun-89
seminar workshop
COA Cir. No. 89-306 dated May 5, 1989 re -
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 114 simplified system for reimbursement of traveling 26-Jun-89
expenses for field personnel

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
COA Cir. 89-305 re: Constitutional prohibition
against appointment or designation of any member
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 115 26-Jun-89
of the Armed Forces in active service to civilian
positions in the government
COA Cir. 89-304 dated May 4, 1989 strict
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 116 observance of Sec. 17 of E.O No. 129 re: Grant of 26-Jun-89
representation expenses
Release of regional reserve of One Million Pesos per
province out of the lump-sum appropriation of Four
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 117 28-Jun-89
Million Pesos for RHU drugs and medicines for CY
1989
Recruitment of training applicants for the Field
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 118 28-Jun-89
Epidemiology Training Program
17th Intensive Post-Graduate Course on "Traditions
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 119 30-Jun-89
and Changes of OB-Gyne Practice"
Mid-Year Convention of the Philippine College of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 119-A Chest Physicians, International Academy of Chest 3-Jul-89
Physicians and Surgeons, Inc.
E.O. No. 348 dated February 17, 1989 - Approving
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 120 and adopting the Philippine Development Plan for 4-Jul-89
Women for 1989 to 1992
4th Boeringer Ingelheim Chest Symposium entitled
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 121 4-Jul-89
"Pulmonary Disease Update"
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 122 Basic Life Support Seminar Workshop 6-Jul-89
5K Fun Run by the Bay II sponsored by the USAID
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 123 7-Jul-89
Employees Recreation Association
First Post-Graduate Course in Basic and Clinical
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 123-A 7-Jul-89
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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
M.C. No.25 dated June 27, 1989 of the CSC
adopting, pursuant to its Res. No. 89-445 and P.D.
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 123-B No. 692 known as the Revised Accountancy Law of 11-Jul-89
1976, policies on appointment to various accountant
positions
Hospital networking discounted rate for the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 123-C 11-Jul-89
procurement of bedlinen
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 124 Philippine Public Health Association Seminar 12-Jul-89
M.O. No. 175-A dated May 8, 1989 of the OP,
clarifying the scope and coverage of Memo Order
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 124-A 13-Jul-89
No. 175 relative to the implementation of the local
government project
Amendment to DC No. 47 to include hospital
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 125 nursing service inspector in the composition of the 17-Jul-89
Regional Inspection Team
Medical Social Workers Association of the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 126 18-Jul-89
Philippines Forum on "The AIDS Profile"
Letter dated July 6, 1989 of the Acting Director
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 127 NEDA regarding the provision of Sec. 4.2 19-Jul-89
(Amendment of Project for Consulting Service)
Letter dated June 22, 1989 from Compensation and
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 128 Position Classification Bureau, clarifying payment of 19-Jul-89
monthly COLA
M.O. No. 243 dated June 27, 1989 from the OP
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 129 directing certain government offices to purchase 19-Jul-89
their rice and corn from Masaganang Sakahan, Inc.
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 130 Medicare-Private Health Insurance Tie-Up Project 19-Jul-89
Post-graduate course and mid-year convention of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 131 21-Jul-89
the Philippine Psychiatric Association

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Reporting of Family Planning Program Performance
of participating agencies, government and non-
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 132 21-Jul-89
government organization and individually owned
clinics
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 133 Contest of official correspondence in Filipino 24-Jul-89
Monitoring of the evaluation of proposed
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 134 24-Jul-89
government contracts
67th Foundation Anniversary and 32nd Nurses
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 135 Week Celebration of the Philippine Nurses 24-Jul-89
Association
Annual Convention of the Philippine Association of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 135-A 25-Jul-89
Radiologic Technologist
Amendment of D.C. No. 117 dated. June 28, 1989 -
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 136 Regional Reserve Funds for RHU drugs and 26-Jul-89
medicine
Award given to Dr. Mary Ann Lansang as
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 137 31-Jul-89
Outstanding Young Scientist for Medicine for 1989
Announcement of CSC Career Service Professional
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 138 1-Aug-89
Exam Sub-Prof and Prof. (Cultural Communities)
Coordination with the assistance to the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 139 1-Aug-89
Constituency Building Group, National Drug Policy
Authority for Government Physicians to attend Post-
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 139-A 4-Aug-89
Graduate course on emergency pediatrics
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 140 Post-Graduate Course on Emergency Pediatrics 4-Aug-89
Philippine Neurological Associations Annual
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 141 4-Aug-89
Convention
M.C. No. 102 dated July 14, 1989 of the OP - 14th
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 142 Federation of ASEAN Economic Association 2-Aug-89
Convention
Nutritionists-Dietitians Association 35th Annual
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 143 7-Aug-89
Convention

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
45th Annual Convention of the Philippine College of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 144 8-Aug-89
Surgeons
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 145 Highlights of the CSC Sept. 14/89 9-Aug-89
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 146 Nursing seminars sponsored by St. Paul College 9-Aug-89
E.O. No. 365 dated July 28, 1989 OP - Increase of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 147 Medicare benefits and monthly contribution of GSIS 10-Aug-89
med. beneficiaries
M.C. No. 27 dated July 12, 1989 CSC - payment of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 148 honoraria to personnel of the conducting agency 11-Aug-89
personnel who act as lecturers
Training of Evaluation Committee Members for
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 148-A 11-Aug-89
Dental Health Program
M.C. No. 26 dated July 7, 1989 of the CSC updating
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 149 14-Aug-89
the list of positions covered by MC No. 10, s. 1977
M.C. No. 29 (7-19-89) - CSC announcing that
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 150 effective January 1990 temporary appointments will 14-Aug-89
not be entertained
9th annual convention of the Philippine Medical
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 150-A 15-Aug-89
Women's Association
M.C. No. 28 dated July 17, 1989 of the CSC -
amendments to Sec. 6 of CSC MC No. 20, s. 1989
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 150-B 16-Aug-89
regarding guidelines on the appointment of
personnel in CAR
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 150-C Celebration of the National Health Education Week 15-Aug-89
Guidelines for the implementation of the MBM-COA
Joint Cir. 86-1 and National Budget Cir. 391,
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 150-D 15-Aug-89
prescribing the increase in traveling allowance of
government officials and employees
Amending the D.C. No. 125 dated July 20, 1998 -
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 151 17-Aug-89
Funding and Financial Reporting

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (PROPER)


Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Invitation for application to the position of Health
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 152 17-Aug-89
Adviser at the PIHES
E.O. No. 363 dated July 17, 1989 of the OP -
Decentralizing the Coordinative and Management
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 153 18-Aug-89
Mechanism for the implementation of Integrated
Area Development Project
M.C. No. 35 dated August 4, 1989 of CSC -
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 154 21-Aug-89
Sponsorship of the poster (cartoon) design contest
M.C. No.37 dated August 7, 1989 of CDC - Four-day
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 155 22-Aug-89
radio program sponsor over Ugnayang Pambansa
M.C. No. 33 dated August 2, 1989 of CSC -
Inclusion of the position of Radio Station Manager
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 156 22-Aug-89
and 8 others in the list of positions covered by Res.
435
M.C. No. 36 dated August 4, 1989 of CSC -
Inclusion of the position of Ash Handler/Tender and
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 157 22-Aug-89
12 others in the list of positions covered by CSC NC
No. 10, s. 1977
Amendment to D.C. No. 124 dated July 12, 1989 -
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 158 23-Aug-89
to collect travel allowance
7th post-graduate course on "Pedia. Infectious
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 158-A 23-Aug-89
Diseases - Part II"
DOH Policies on the availment of foreign fellowships
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 159 25-Aug-89
and other travel grants
M.C. No. 34 dated August 4, 1989 of CSC
dispensing with the submission of PDS (CS Form
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 160 25-Aug-89
212) and PDF (CS Form 122-D) for every renewal of
appointment of casual/emergency employee/laborer

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
M.C. No. 39 dated August 10, 1989 of CSC -
inclusion of the positions Senior Materials
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 161 28-Aug-89
Laboratory Technician and 5 others covered by Res.
No. 435
M.C. No. 30 dated July 20, 1989 of CSC - Guidelines
in the application of penalties in administrative
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 162 cases which involve offenses provided for under 28-Aug-89
CSC (P.D. No. 807) and the Code of Conduct (R.A.
No. 6713)
Guidelines for the issuance of medical certificates
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 162-A 28-Aug-89
and certificate of employment
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 163 Records disposition schedule of the DOH 29-Aug-89
Post-graduate course on Tumors in Infants and
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 164 30-Aug-89
Children
Three-in-One Post-Graduate Course in Hematology,
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 165 5-Sep-89
Immunology and Allergology
Consultative conference of the DOH National League
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 166 5-Sep-89
of Nurses
Annual convention of Health Education Association
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 167 6-Sep-89
of the Philippines (HEAP)
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 167-A Annual convention of the HEAP 8-Sep-89
Medicare Circular Nos. 264 & 266 - Increasing
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 168 monthly benefits contribution & Documentary 11-Sep-89
requirements for hospital submission
M.C. No. 38 of the CSC - Amending pertinent
portions of CSC M.C. 18, s. 1988 which provides for
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 168-A 11-Sep-89
the merging of Selection Board and Promotion
Board into Selection Board
E.O. No. 366 - Further amending E.O 308 as
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 168-B amended by E.O 318, both series of 1988, and for 11-Sep-89
other purposes

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Health Employees Suggestions and Incentive
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 169 12-Sep-89
Awards Committee Res. 1
Symposium on "Christian Values in the Government
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 169-A 13-Sep-89
Apostolate in Promoting Evangelism (AGAPE)"
Memo of Cabinet Sec. Jose De Jesus dated 9-11-89
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 170 re: Resolution of the House to respect the merit and 14-Sep-89
fitness principle in government civil service
14th annual convention of the Philippine College of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 171 15-Sep-89
Hospital Administrators
M.C. No. 41 of the CSC - DART (Do-Away-With-Red-
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 172 15-Sep-89
Tape)
M.C. No. 104 of the OP - Clarification of applicability
of the amended implementing rules and regulations
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 173 18-Sep-89
of PD 1594 relative to the prosecution of foreign-
assisted project
Joint Circular No. 1-89 of the CSC-DBM-GSIS -
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 174 Prescribing guidelines on the filing/processing of 18-Sep-89
retirement applications, etc.
PGH 3-day post-graduate course on Critical Care
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 175 18-Sep-89
Medicine
3-day Convention of the 1st Mindanao Federation of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 176 18-Sep-89
Pharmaceutical Association
Lists of physicians who passed the Medical
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 177 18-Sep-89
Specialists qualifying examination
Submission by all Regional Health Offices of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 178 quarterly reports on affiliation and training activities 19-Sep-89
of students
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 179 Graduate Programs in Economics, UP 19-Sep-89
M.O. No. 251 of the OP - issuing guidelines for the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 180 operations of the Public Assistance and Complaints 19-Sep-89
Unit (PACU)

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
E.O. No. 367 of the OP - Amending E.O 129, s.
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 181 1968 regarding clothing allowance, per diems, pre- 20-Sep-89
travel expenses, etc.
Proc. No. 404 of the OP - Declaring the existence of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 182 a state of public calamity in certain areas in Regions 20-Sep-89
1, III and CAR
Seminar-Workshop on Micro CDC/ISIS Version 2.3
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 183 21-Sep-89
for Beginners
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 184 NBC No. 410 - Payment of overtime services 21-Sep-89
Adoption of economy measures and the imposition
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 184-A 21-Sep-89
of reserves for CY 1989
Amendment to D.C. No. 167-A to include
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 185 22-Sep-89
participants entitlement to claim registration fee
MCU Medical Alumni Association 26th medical post-
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 185-A 22-Sep-89
graduate
Annual seminar in transfusion med. by Philippine
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 185-B Blood Coordinating Council./Philippine Society of 22-Sep-89
Hematology and Blood Transfusion
Nationwide implementation of field health service
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 185-C 25-Sep-89
information system
NBC No. 411 - Adoption of economy measures and
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 186 the imposition of budget reserve equivalent to 10% 26-Sep-89
of PS, MOOE
M.C. No. 43 of CSC regarding a government
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 187 27-Sep-89
employee holding more than one position
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 188 M.C. No. 42 of CSC - Probationary appointments 28-Sep-89
Clarification regarding queries as to whether or not
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 189 Administrative Officers of hospitals under the 4-Oct-89
Regions are entitled to RATA
First workshop on Neurodevelopment Behaviour and
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 190 5-Oct-89
Learning Disorders

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Rules and regulations on the standardization of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 191 compensation and position classification in the 5-Oct-89
government
List of allowances/additional compensation of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 192 government officials and employees which shall be 5-Oct-89
deemed integrated in the basic salary
Restatement with amendments of NBC 409
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 193 prescribing guidelines on the use of intelligence and 10-Oct-89
confidential funds
M.C. No. 44 of the CSC - Prescribing rules and
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 194 regulations on the issuance of notice of position 10-Oct-89
allocation and salary adjustment
Attendance of DOH Personnel in the "Pista ng
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT.CIR.NO. 36 24-Feb-89
Kababaihan"
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 38 Submission of statement of assets and liabilities 1-Mar-89
Announcement of the adoption of Open
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 39 Printing/Open distribution of Application scheme for 1-Mar-89
civil service examinations
Authority for Physicians of DOH to attend the post-
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 39-A graduate in Dermatology, UST on March 3-4, 1989, 1-Mar-89
on official time
Authority for Physicians of DOH to attend the 2nd
Postgraduate course with the theme Update in
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 40 6-Mar-89
Cancer Treatment" at Jose R. Reyes Memorial
Medical Center on April 5-10, 1989, on official time
NBC No. 402 (1-10-89), requiring the submission of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 41 five legible copies of the plantilla of personnel of 6-Mar-89
each department
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 41-A Guidelines on the treatment of xerophthalmia 7-Mar-89
Guidelines of logistics for non-government agencies
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 42 7-Mar-89
participating in family planning service delivery

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Adoption of the Revised Advice of Allotment (AA)
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 42-A 7-Mar-89
Form No. BF-001-1
NBC No. 401 (2-8-89): Guidelines for the issuance
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 42-B 8-Mar-89
of funding warrants for grants-in-cash
Authority for government physicians to attend the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 43 second pharmacology update of the MCU-FDTMF on 9-Mar-80
April 14-15, 1989, on official time
Authority for the DOH physicians to attend the
Philippine OB-Gyne Society 1989 Mid-Year Scientific
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 44 9-Mar-89
Seminar on April 17, 1989 with the theme "Safe
Motherhood" on official time
M.C. No. 11, s. 1989 of the CSC, prescribing the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 45 guidelines in the implementation of the summer 9-Mar-89
student fellowship in the civil service
Authority for surgeons of DOH to attend the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 46 Philippine College of Surgeons Convention on May 5- 9-Mar-89
6, 1989 at Davao City on official time
Authority for DOH Dentists to attend the 81st
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 47 Annual Session and Scientific Meeting of the PDA 9-Mar-89
from May 14-19, 1989 at PICC, on official time
M.C. No. 9, s. 1989 of the CSC, issuing the revised
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 48 guidelines in the conduct of government training 13-Mar-89
and development programs
E.O. No. 348 (2/17/89) from the OP entitled
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 50 "Approving and Adopting Philippine Development 15-Mar-89
Plan for Women for 1989 to 1992"
M.C. No. 8, s. 1989 of the CSC, restoring to
government offices the responsibilities of computing
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 51 the terminal leave of employees and rescinding its 15-Mar-89
requirement for confirmation before payment of
said terminal leave

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Authority for Medical Center Chiefs, Chiefs of
Hospitals and others to attend the 14th Anniversary
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 52 16-Mar-80
Celebration of the Philippine College of Hospital
Administrators on April 19, 1989, on official time
E.O. No. 349 (OP) authorizing the department
secretaries to accept, approve and sign "By
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 54 Authority of the President" the applications for early 20-Mar-89
retirement of presidential appointees who wish to
avail of the benefits of R.A. No. 6683
Authority for Physicians and Laboratory Personnel of
DOH to attend the PBCC 2-month Comprehensive
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 55 21-Mar-89
Course in Blood Banking from April 17 to June 9,
1989
Authority for government physicians within MM to
participate in the series of lectures/wet clinics to be
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 55-A 21-Mar-89
conducted by Department of Pediatrics, Dr. Jose
Fabella Memorial Hospital, on official time
Authority for government physicians to attend the
post-graduate course in Ambulatory Pediatrics to be
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 56 27-Mar-89
conducted by the PCMC on April 19-21, 1989, on
official time
M.C. No. 96, s. 1989 (OP) authorizing the records
officers to the symposium convention of the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 57 29-Mar-89
Philippine Records Management Association, Inc. on
May 16-17 1989 at Manila Garden Hotel symposium
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 60 Civil Service Week celebration in the DOH 3-Apr-89
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 61 Rates of payment of honoraria to resource persons 3-Apr-89
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 62 Resolution No. 89-163 of the CSC 4-Apr-89
Authority for Personnel Officers and others to attend
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 64 the 18th annual conference on Public Personnel 7-Apr-89
Administration on May 12-13, 1989

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
R.A. No. 6713, Code of Conduct and Ethical
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 65 7-Apr-89
Standards for Public Officials and Employees
Authority for officials and members of the staff of
regions VI, VII, VIII to attend the 1st
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 65-A seminar/dialogue to be conducted by Philippine 7-Apr-89
Hospital Association on April 15-16, 1989 in Bacolod
City, on official time
M.C. No. 97, s. 1989 (OP), enjoining all government
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 66 offices to support the President's 1989 Summer 10-Apr-89
Youth Program
Proclamation No. 387 (1989), proclaiming the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 67 launching of the President's 1989 Summer Youth 10-Apr-89
Program
Authority for all members of the UP Institute of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 68 Public Health Alumni Society to attend the 12th 11-Apr-89
annual convention on May 25, 1989 on official time
Authority for pharmacists of the DOH to attend the
39th annual meeting of the Philippine
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 69 13-Apr-89
Pharmaceutical Association on April 29, 1989 on
official time.
Authority for certain midwives of the DOH to attend
the 39th Annual Meeting of the Philippine
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 69-A 14-Apr-89
Pharmaceutical Association on April 29, 1989 on
official time
Authority for Pathologists and Med. Technologists of
the DOH to attend the 3rd HIV Testing Proficiency
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 71 18-Apr-89
Workshop from July 10-14, 1989 at Research
Institute for Tropical Medicine (SEE IPD 203)
M.O No. 228 of the OP -Prescribing guidelines
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 72 governing the rendition and payment of overtime 18-Apr-89
services of government personnel (SEE IPD 203)

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
A.O. No. 119, OP, Directing the strengthening of the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 73 internal control systems of government offices, 18-Apr-89
agencies, GOCCs and LGUs in their fiscal operations
Treatment of income and excess income in R.A. No.
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 75 6688, The General Appropriations Act for CY 1989 21-Apr-89
(SEE IPD 203)
Memorandum from the OP requiring a "Report of
compliance with A.O. No. 110 mandating the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 77 24-Feb-89
creation of Public Assistance and Complaints Unit in
each government agency" (SEE IPD 203)
Guidelines on the use of Iodinated Oil and Iodized
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 78 26-Apr-89
Oil (SEE IPD 203)
M.C. No.12 (CSC) - Allowing every department or
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 79 agency to establish its own Performance Evaluation 28-Apr-89
System (SEE IPD 203)
Compensation and Position Classification Bureau
Letter addressed to the Medical Center Chief,
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 79-A 28-Apr-89
National Children's Hospital regarding additional
COLA granted under NCC No. 31
Reminder on the time of attendance of flag
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 80 2-May-89
ceremony
Announcement by the CSC of CS Processional and
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 82 8-May-89
Subprofessional Examinations
General guidelines on PACU matters and required
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 83 8-May-89
data on the organizational set-up of PACUs
Attendance of Midwives in the 8th Regional
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 83-A Convention of the Sulu and Mindanao Midwives 8-May-89
Association on July 14-15, 1989 at Zamboanga City
Role of DOH in the Lakas Program under the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 83-B Philippine Food and Nutrition Program for 1989- 8-May-89
1990

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Qualifying examinations for the various specialties
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 84 under the DOH to be held at Valle Verde Country 10-May-89
Club, Pasig City on May 28, 1989, on official time
Authority for Medical Social Workers of DOH to
attend the general assembly of the Medical Social
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 85 11-May-89
Workers Association of the Philippines at Philippine
Heart Center on May 26, 1989, on official time
Authority for medical technologists of the DOH to
Attend the four major Continuing Professional
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 86 Education for Medical Technologists for 1989 of the 11-May-89
Philippine Association of Medical Technologists, Inc.,
on official time
Attendance in the Third Asian Course on Tropical
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 86-A Epidemiology from October 9-27, 1989 at the 11-May-89
College of Public Health, UP Manila
Celebration of the International Day Against Drug
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 86-B 12-May-89
Abuse and Illicit Trafficking of Drugs, June 26, 1989
Schedule of conferences in the Philippine Heart
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 87 15-May-89
Center, QC
Rules implementing the Code of Conduct and Ethical
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 87-A 16-May-89
Standards for Public Officials and Employees
M.C. No.16 (CSC) - requesting agencies for the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 88 submission of reports on the status of their 17-May-89
reorganization
Proc. No. 406 (OP) - Declaring the period from 1990
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 89 to 2000 as the "Decade of Physical Fitness and 18-May-89
Sports"
M.C. No. 15 (CSC) - Disallowing all applications for
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 90 leave of absence where the purpose or reason for 19-May-89
such leave is for employment

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
M.O. No. 232 (OP) -Authorizing the transfer of all
properties, records and accounts of the Presidential
Committee on Public Ethics and Accountability
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 91 19-May-89
(PCPEA) to the Property Unit, Malacanang Records
Office and Accounting Office, both under the Office
of the President
M.C. No.14 (CSC) - Prescribing the adoption of
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 92 22-May-89
flexible working hours for all officials and employees
Promotion of Wednesday as Immunization Day
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 92-A 22-May-89
nationwide
Authorizing national government agencies to
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 92-B 24-May-89
approve change of creditor
Invitation for applications to the position of National
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 93 26-May-89
Aids Program Manager
M.C. No. 101 (OP) - Prohibiting government officials
and employees from (a) securing or using
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 94 30-May-89
ambulance other than its purpose (b) applying
tint/color to the windows of ambulance
List of insurance companies authorized to become
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 95 sureties upon official recognizance , stipulations, 30-May-89
bonds and undertakings
Guidelines for the Celebration of Nutrition Month,
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 96 2-Jun-89
1989
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 96-A Midwifery Week Convention 5-Jun-89
M.C. No. 19 of the CSC - Fees for the reproduction,
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 97 mailing and certification of Statement of Assets and 6-Jun-89
Liabilities
Proc. No. 412 (OP) - Declaring the month of June
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 98 7-Jun-89
1989 as Information Technology Month

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
M.O. No. 238 (OP) - Directing all agencies of the
31-Jul-90 IPD 144 DEPT. CIR. NO. 99 government implementing Infrastructure projects to 7-Jun-89
post details of nationally-funded projects
Rules and regulations governing affiliation of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 1 paramedical schools and colleges, i.e., occupational 23-Jun-78
and physical therapy in MOH hospitals and RHUs
Rules and regulations governing the examination for
admission to the practice of massage, and the
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 10 5-May-53
operation of massage clinics, offices or
establishments in the Philippines
Regulation Part C-9: Drugs: Registration of drugs
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 101 25-Apr-69
and pharmaceutical specialties
Medical Care for indigent and government
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 102 23-Jul-62
employees
Guidelines for the implementation of student
affiliation with government hospitals, regional
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 103 30-Jun-69
training centers, regional health laboratories and
other agencies of the DOH
Regulations on non-nutritive sweeteners applicable
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 103-A 1-Oct-84
to both food and drugs
Creation of a Committee on Medical and Nursing
Education, which shall have supervision regarding
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 104 medical and nursing education, including medical 15-Sep-62
affiliation and paramedical training in designated
training hospitals
Amending the provisions of A.O. No. 87, s. 1968, on
the guidelines for the implementation of student
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 104 19-Aug-69
affiliation with hospitals and other agencies of the
DOH

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Amending the provisions of A.O. No. 5-B, s, 1981,
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 104-B to liberalize the regulations implementing bed 5-Nov-84
subsidy to private hospitals
Providing rules and regulations for the requisitioning
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 105 30-Jul-69
and purchasing of hospital equipment
Supervision and control of all hospitals under the
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 106 13-Dec-62
DOH
Amendments to A.O. No. 60, s. 1968, on
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 106-A regulations governing the operation of drug 25-Jan-85
establishments
Regulation Part C-1: Drug Labeling: Prescription
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 109 15-Aug-69
drug label symbol
Amendment to A.O. No. 103, s. 1969, prescribing
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 110 guidelines for the implementation of student 18-Dec-69
affiliation with different agencies under the DOH
Guidelines for hospitals under the MOH with
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 110 21-Nov-80
trainees under the volunteer training program
Rules and regulations governing transport
management project's operation, maintenance and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 111 utilization of all vehicles of the DOH and its 23-Jan-70
instrumentalities and duties and responsibilities of
personnel thereof
Regulation governing importation of food color
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 112 27-Mar-85
additives
Guidelines and policies governing affiliates in
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 113 2-Dec-80
psychology in the MOH
Regulations concerning the dental services for
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 116 private schools in accordance with the provisions of 5-Mar-70
R.A. No. 124, as amended by R.A. No. 951

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Statement of policies on dental public health and
establishment of minimum standard requirements
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 118 16-Jun-70
for dental health services in accordance with the
provisions of R.A. No. 3814 and E.O. No. 34
Rules and regulations governing the affiliation of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 121 nursing schools and colleges in government 26-Dec-69
hospitals under the DOH
General regulations governing the prohibition of the
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 122 use of Cyclamic Acid and its salts (B-6.3 Food 14-Aug-70
Additives and Preservatives)
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 123 Inspection of deliveries 28-Aug-63
General regulations for labeling artificial sweeteners
in the dietary management of disease in man:
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 123 14-Aug-70
Prohibited artificial sweeteners (B-6.2 Food
Additives and Preservatives)
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 123-A Standard for Banana sauce 24-Jul-85
Regulation governing the revised schedule of
laboratory fees for analysis, examination and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 124 21-Jul-70
testing of products submitted to the Food and Drug
Administration
Regulation prescribing the standard of identity,
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 125 6-Aug-70
quality and fill of container for canned pineapple
Regulation Part C-10: Drugs: Statement of lot
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 126 number, expiration date, registration number and 6-Aug-70
storage conditions of pharmaceutical specialties
Regulation prescribing the standard of identity,
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 127 quality and fill of container for canned pineapple 6-Aug-70
juice
Regulation prescribing the standard of identity for
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 128 24-Aug-70
bagoong (fish or shrimp)
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 128-A Revised schedule of hospital fees and charges 22-Apr-81

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Regulation prescribing the standard of identity and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 129 24-Aug-70
quality for patis (fish sauce)
Banning and withdrawal of Flosint Tablets
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 129 5-Sep-85
(Indoprofen) from the market
Physical and medical examination of proposed
appointees in the classified and unclassified
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 12-B positions and the annual physical and medical 27-May-55
examination of all officials and employees of the
Department and the bureaus and offices under it
Policy of action on complaints filed with the
Regional Health Offices and those published in
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 13 3-Jun-66
newspapers involving regional health officials &
employees, and/or offices under the regions
Implementation of the approved standards,
classifying hospitals by categories as primary,
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 13 27-Dec-78
secondary and tertiary levels of health care, and the
new licensing standards
Amending the nursing and midwifery portion of A.O.
No. 26-C, s. 1982, on policies, procedures and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 13 9-Dec-86
guidelines governing affiliation and training of
student in MOH hospitals, RHUs and other agencies
Regulation Part C-3.2: Drugs: Prohibition of the use
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 131 15-Oct-70
of more than one name for a given formulation
Regulation prescribing the standards of identity and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 132 20-Oct-70
quality of milk and milk products
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 132-A Merit promotion in the DOH 21-Mar-64
Guidelines for the implementation of student
affiliation with government training hospitals,
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 133 1-Sep-70
regional training centers, regional training
laboratories and other agencies of the DOH

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Regulation prescribing the standard of identity and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 134 25-Sep-70
quality of vinegar
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 136-A Standard for instant coffee 18-Nov-85
Standard for soluble coffee with added
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 136-B 18-Nov-85
carbohydrates
Policies governing the admission of children to
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 14 17-Jun-66
schools and nurseries in the lepsoria
Rules and regulations and standard requirements
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 14 governing the registration and licensure of dental 13-Nov-78
prosthetic laboratories in the Philippines
Placing of all psychiatric wards and their personnel,
maintained by regional hospitals under the direct
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 145 30-Oct-64
control and supervision of Chiefs of Hospitals
concerned
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 145 Performance rating system 17-Feb-71
Banning and withdrawal of Merital 25/50 mg
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 147 30-Jan-86
capsules from the market
Regulations governing the issuances of supplies and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 148 7-Dec-64
materials in stock
Procedure to be observed in the procurement of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 148-A equipment and supplies of newly-organized 7-Dec-64
hospitals under the DOH
Payment of electric current used by those living in
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 15 5-Aug-55
government quarters and dormitory
Regulation Part D-4 Cosmetic: Registration of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 150 6-Aug-71
cosmetic specialties
Regulation Part C-7 Drug and Devices: Certification
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 151 18-Aug-71
of antibiotics
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 152 Affiliation with Public Health Centers 6-Sep-71
Withdrawal of Gravigard IUD and CU-T from the
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 152 11-Feb-86
market

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Regulation Part B-Food, Sub-part 8 - Packaging; 8.1
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 153 prescribing the packaging of sugar for direct 8-Sep-71
consumption
Regulation B-4 Definition and standards of identity
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 154 30-Aug-71
for foods
Rules and regulations, designations, definitions and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 154-B 29-Jan-65
standards of purity concerning food
Designations, definitions, and the standards of
purity for homogenized milk, reconstituted,
reconstructed or recombined milk/evaporated
milk/sweetened, condensed milk; flavored drink or
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 154-C 27-Jan-65
flavored dairy drinks; flavored reconstituted milk;
flavored reconstituted drink/dairy drink/skim milk;
homogenized cream/whipping cream; reconstituted,
reconstructed or recombined cream
Revised rules and regulations governing the
collection, processing and sale of human blood and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 156 20-Sep-71
the establishment and operation of blood banks and
blood processing laboratories
Standard operating procedures in the procurement
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 157 15-Feb-65
of drugs and medicines by the DOH
Regulation Part B-12 Date Marking of Prepackaged
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 16 29-Jan-79
Foods
Placing the North General Hospital, San Lazaro
Hospital and the Maternity and Children's Hospital
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 162 20-Jul-65
temporarily under the direct control and supervision
of the Secretary of Health
Guidelines for the implementation of student
affiliation with government training hospitals,
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 162 3-Jun-71
regional training centers, regional training
laboratories and other agencies of the DOH

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 163-A Permissible food colors 20-Aug-65
Reorganization of the Bureau of Medical Services
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 164 pursuant to Sec. 5 of R.A. No. 4226 otherwise 26-Aug-65
known as the Hospital Licensure Act
Policies, rules and regulations governing the
transfer of all dental health services from the
Regional Health Offices, Hospitals, and Sanitaria,
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 166 the Office of Health Education and Personnel 17-Sep-65
Training, the Bureau of Medical Services and other
units of the DOH to the Bureau of Dental Health
Service
Rules and regulations on leprosy control in the
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 167 undated
Philippines
Provisions for additional service beds for medicare
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 168 10-Mar-72
cases under Program I in hospitals under the DOH
Policies, rules and regulations governing the
organization of the Malaria Eradication Service and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 17 22-Aug-66
the transfer of malaria activities from the Bureau of
Disease Control and the Regional Health Offices
Professional practice of rural health physicians
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 170 under the DOH in connection with the 24-Mar-72
implementation of program of R.A. No. 6111
Supplementing rules and regulations on the
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 171 professional practice of salaried physicians under 13-Jun-72
the DOH provided in A.O. No. 167, s. 1972
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 172 Further amendment to A.O. No. 41, s. 1967 15-Jun-72
Withdrawal of Dihydrostreptomycin from all
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 178 11-Oct-72
pharmaceutical products intended for human use
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 179 Restricted use of Hexachlorophene 13-Oct-72
Rules and regulations governing the importation
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 18 27-Oct-56
and distribution of radioisotopes in the Philippines

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Implementing Rules and regulations on the
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 181 professional practice of physicians under the DOH in 30-Oct-72
connection with A.O. Nos. 167, 170 and 171
Supplementary rules and regulations governing
collection, processing and sale of human blood and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 184 22-Dec-72
the establishment and operation of blood banks and
processing laboratories
Physical security of installations, documents and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 188 22-Jun-73
materials
Regulations on hospital and professional fees for
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 189 services rendered to medicare patients in hospitals 7-Aug-73
under DOH
Revised rules and regulations governing the
collection, processing and sale of human blood and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 193 7-Sep-73
the establishment and operation of blood banks and
blood processing laboratories
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 194 Ban on the use of Diethylstilbestrol (DES) 18-Sep-73
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 195 Restricted use of Boric Acid and Sodium Borate 18-Sep-73
Rules and regulations governing the hospital
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 198-A pharmacy internship program in hospitals under the 31-Oct-73
DOH
Further amendment regarding referral of abandoned
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 1-A 6-Jul-81
children to MSSD
Rules and regulations governing affiliation of
dietetic interns and undergraduate nutrition
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 2 23-Jun-78
students of schools and colleges in government
hospitals under MOH
Regulation B-4 Definitions and Standards of identity
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 200-A 12-Nov-73
for foods; B-4.5 Cheese and Cheese Products

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Revised rules and regulations governing the
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 201 registration, operation and maintenance of clinical 26-Oct-73
laboratories
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 202 Banning the use of Jequirity beans 26-May-05
Amendment to Administrative Order No. 162 s,
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 205 11-Feb-74
1971
Code of practice for the processing and handling of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 206 14-Feb-74
quick frozen foods
Human Foods; current good manufacturing practice
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 208 (sanitation) in manufacture, processing, packing or 14-Feb-74
holding
Rules and regulations governing the granting of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 20-A subsidy to the Philippine Tuberculosis Society 11-Jan-57
pursuant to R.A. No. 1600
Rules and regulations for the accreditation of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 21 19-Apr-78
training laboratories for Medical Technology interns
Rules and regulations for the accreditation of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 21 19-Apr-79
training lab. for medical technology interns
Amendment to Administrative Order No. 162, s.
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 210 11-Feb-74
1971
Participation of community hospital and health
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 214 6-May-74
centers in the allocation of local hospital funds
Drugs; current good manufacturing practice in
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 220 13-Jun-74
manufacture, processing, packing or holding
Amendment to Administrative Order No. 209, s.
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 221 29-Jul-74
1974, dated March 8, 1974
Amendment to Administrative Order No. 162, s.
1971, as amended by A.O. No. 210, s. 1974,
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 222 19-Aug-74
relative to the guidelines for the implementation of
student affiliations

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Amending Administrative Order No. 210, s. 1974,
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 224 3-Oct-74
regarding student affiliation
Regulation B-4 Definitions and Standards for Food;
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 228 B.4.17 Nut Products; B.4.17.01 Peanut Product 16-Dec-74
Butter
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 22-A Research policies and guidelines in the MOH 1-Apr-82
Regulations and instructions covering the motor
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 23 20-Sep-66
pool services
Regulation B-4 Definitions and Standards for Food/B-
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 230 20-Dec-74
4-15 Fats and Oils/ B-4-15-01 Shortening
Regulation B-4 Definitions and Standards for Food/B-
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 231 20-Dec-74
14-15 Fats and Oils/B-4:15:02 Lard
Regulation B-4 Definitions and Standards for Food
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 232 16-Dec-74
/B-4.18 Margarine
Regulation B-4 Definitions and Standards for Food/B-
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 233 4.9 of Condiments, Sauces, Seasoning/B.4.9.06 16-Dec-74
Tomato Catsup (Catsup)
Regulation B.4 Definitions and Standards for Food:
B.4.6 -Dressings for Food/B.4.6.01 Mayonnaise
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 235 18-Mar-75
(Mayonnaise Dressing & Mayonnaise Salad
Dressing)
Regulation B.4 Definitions and Standards for Food/B-
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 236 18-Mar-75
4.6 Dressing for Food/B.4.6.0.3 Salad Dressing
Regulation B-4 Definitions and Standards for
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 237 Food/B.4.6. Dressings for Food/B.4.6.02 French 18-Mar-75
Dressing
B-4 Definitions and Standards for Food; B-4.13 Jam
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 238 (Fruit Preserves) and Jellies; B-4.13.01 Jams 18-Mar-75
(naming of fruits)

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Regulation B-4 Definitions and Standards for
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 239 Food/B.4.13 Jams (Fruit Preserves) and 18-Mar-75
Jellies/B.4.13.02 Jellies (naming the fruit)
Issuance of certificate of compliance with technical
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 24 22-May-79
requirements by the FDA
Regulations governing the revised fees for the
operation of food, drug, and cosmetic
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 241 1-Jul-75
establishments and the registration, analysis
examination and testing of products
Amending Sec. 5 of A.O. No. 184 s. 1972,
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 242 7-May-75
concerning the cost of blood
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 24-A Banning Neomycin in anti-diarrheal preparations 19-May-82
Amending Sec. 1 Par. VII of A.O. No. 241 (1975) re
Regulations governing the revised fees for the
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 250 operation of food, drug, cosmetic establishments 18-Jul-75
and the registration, analysis, examination and
testing of products
Rules and regulations governing affiliation of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 252 students of schools and colleges of social work with 4-Aug-75
government hospitals under the DOH
Policies, guidelines and standards on dental health
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 255 7-Aug-75
services
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 259 Sanitation of swimming pools and bathing places 7-Oct-75
Relationship between the Food and Drug
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 260 Administration and the regional health offices with 16-Oct-75
respect to certain functions
Amending A.O. No. 121, s. 1969, on rules and
regulations governing affiliation of nursing schools
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 261 14-Oct-75
and colleges in government hospitals under the
DOH

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Amending A.O. No. 261, s. 1975, on rules and
regulations governing affiliation of nursing schools
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 265 9-Dec-75
and colleges in government hospitals under the
DOH
Policies on the rural health practice program for
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 269 2-Feb-76
medical and nursing graduates
Sanitation requirements, rules and regulations and
enforcement on the provisions of Chapter IV, the
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 26-B 2-Jun-82
portion on "Abattoirs" of the Code of Sanitation of
the Philippines (P.D. No. 856)
Policies, procedures and guidelines governing
affiliation and training of students in the MOH
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 26-C 25-May-82
hospitals, rural health units and other health
agencies
Amendments to the rules and regulations
implementing the provisions of R.A. No. 4226, re
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 270 9-Dec-75
Hospital Licensure Act, prescribed under Bureau
Administrative Order No. 1, s. 1965
Rules and regulations governing affiliation of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 274 medical technology schools, colleges and 27-Jan-76
universities in government hospitals under the DOH
Rules and regulations governing affiliation of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 275 midwifery schools in government hospitals under 28-Jan-76
the DOH
Rules and regulations governing the pharmacy
interns in hospitals under the DOH, in accordance
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 276 9-Feb-76
with Arts. II and III, R.A. No. 5921 and the special
provision of the of GAA
Rules and regulations governing affiliation of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 277 Radiologic technology schools and colleges in 16-Feb-76
government hospitals under the DOH

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Sanitation requirements, rules and regulations and
enforcement of the provisions of Chapter IV, the
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 27-A 7-Jun-82
portion on "Markets" of the Code on Sanitation of
the Philippines
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 28 Headspace in containers of cooking oil 7-Oct-66
Banning and withdrawal of Penicillin for topical
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 283 27-May-76
application
Amending Sec. 11 Subsection A of A.O. No. 201, s.
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 290 1973, governing requirements for a clinical 5-Aug-76
laboratory
Amending Section 7 and Section 13, Subsection (a)
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 291 of A.O. No. 156, s. 1971, concerning requirements 9-Jun-76
for a blood bank and/or blood processing laboratory
Revised supplementary rules and regulations
governing collection, processing, and sale of human
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 293 12-Aug-76
blood and the establishment and operation of blood
banks and blood processing laboratories
Criteria for accreditation of teaching and training
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 30 9-Jul-79
hospitals under the MOH
Registration of hazardous substances and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 303 3-Sep-76
manufacturer of hazardous substances
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 306 Amended standards on industrial dental services 9-Dec-76
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 312 Household hazardous substances 17-Jan-77
Reclassifying Ephedrine and Ephedrine-containing
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 33 cough syrup from "Over-the-Counter Drugs" to 30-Jun-82
prescription drugs
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 330 Restricted use of Dipyrone 9-Jun-77

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Amending Sec.13, Subsections (c) and (d) and
Section 14, Subsection (b) of A.O. No. 156, s. 1971,
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 339 concerning requirements for a blood bank and/or 31-May-05
blood processing laboratory as amended by A.O.
No. 144-32, s. 1973
Implementing the provisions of R.A. No. 3814 in
relation to R.A. No. 1054, re Free Emergency
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 34 22-Dec-66
Medical and Dental Treatment Law, by the agencies
concerned
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 341 Ban on the use of Chloroform (Trichloromethane) 5-May-78
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 342 Banning Tetracyclines for children under 8 years old 5-May-78
Amending A.O. No. 265, s. 1975, on rules and
regulations governing affiliations on nursing schools
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 344 17-May-78
and colleges in government hospitals under the
DOH to include affiliation in RHUs
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 35 Revised merit promotion plan in the MOH 9-Jul-79
Registration of food and food products intended for
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 37 import/export with the Food and Drug 8-Jun-79
Administration
Restriction on the use of several brand names for a
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 38 15-Jun-79
formulation of a drug or pharmaceutical specialty
Delisting of fertilizer, pesticide, insecticide, and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 39 other economic poison as household hazardous 15-Jun-79
substances
Revised supplementary rules and regulations
governing collections, processing and sale of human
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 4 12-Jul-78
blood and establishment & operation of blood banks
and blood processing labs.
Revised policies and procedures on deliveries of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 4 9-Jul-86
foodstuffs to the hospitals and sanitaria of the MOH
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 41 Revised schedules of hospital fees and charges 19-Jul-67

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Rules and regulations governing affiliation of
undergraduate nutrition students and student
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 41 23-Feb-79
nurses in government hospitals and rural health
units under the MOH
Policies, rules and regulations governing the
organization of the Cancer Center of the J. Reyes
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 42 Memorial Hospital, and also to provide guidelines in 23-Aug-67
the functions of the agencies concerned and their
relationship to each other
Regulation Part C-10: Drugs registration of herbal
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 42 19-Aug-82
and/or traditional drugs both local and imported
Allowing the use of donated CU-T (Copper T 380
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 45 and A IUD) devices by the Population Commission, 6-Jun-88
as an exemption to A.O. No. 152, s. 1986
Revised rules and regulations governing the
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 49-B registration, operation and maintenance of clinical 24-Oct-88
laboratories in the Philippines
Rules and regulations governing affiliation of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 5 medical colleges in government hospitals under the 26-Jul-78
MOH
Rules and regulations governing the operation of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 50 food and food produces manufacturing and 4-Aug-67
processing establishments
Implementing guidelines for DOH compliance with
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 51 16-Nov-88
R.A. No. 6675 (Generics Act of 1988)
Rules and regulations for the accreditation of an
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 51-A 29-Dec-82
Urban Pest Control Operator
General organization and delineation of functions of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 52 13-Dec-67
the Food and Drug Administration
Rules and regulations on housing in the DOH
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 54-A 9-Dec-88
Compound, Alabang

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Guidelines, rules and regulations on security and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 54-B maintenance of order in the DOH Compound, 9-Dec-88
Alabang
Requirements for labeling materials of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 55 7-Dec-88
pharmaceutical products
Rules and regulations governing the accreditation of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 55-A 2-Jan-89
laboratories performing HIV testing
Rules and regulations governing the collection, processing
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 56 and sale of human blood and the establishment and 7-Apr-59
operation of blood banks and blood processing laboratory
Revised regulations for the licensing of drug
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 56 3-Jan-89
establishments and outlets
Revised rules and regulations governing the
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 57 collection, processing and provision of human blood 3-Jan-89
and the establishment and operation of blood banks
Policies for the prevention and control of HIV
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 57-A 4-Jan-89
infection/AIDS in the Philippines
Procedures or regulations prescribed in so far as the
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 59 supply as medicines, medical supplies and dental 5-Aug-59
supplies and equipment for field units are concerned
Standards for service capabilities, manpower,
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 59 staffing, and equipment for hospital laboratories in 16-Jan-89
the DOH
Regulations relating to the manufacture of products
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 6 20-Mar-52
containing antibiotics
General regulations for the enforcement of the
Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act - (A-7 Operation of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 60 5-Mar-68
drug establishments and A-8 requirements for
cosmetic laboratory)

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
General regulations for the enforcement of the
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 61 Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act - (C-3 misbranding - 5-Mar-68
drugs and devices)
Prohibition against the employment of members of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 65 family related within the 3rd degree of affinity or 5-Jan-80
consanguinity in the same institution/hospital/office
Policies, rules and regulations governing the
transfer of supervision and control of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 67 28-Dec-79
Schistosomiasis control activities in Region IX and
XII to the RHO's concerned
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 68 Adjustment of complaints and grievances 13-May-68
Supplemental policies on the functions of hospital
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 7 11-Mar-66
administrator and medical director
Guidelines on the evaluation and registration of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 7 30-Jul-86
fixed dose combination drugs
Procedure in handling deliveries of foodstuffs under
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 70 12-Mar-60
contract to the different hospitals and sanitaria
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 70 Registration of imported food and food products 29-Aug-83
Seizure and confiscation of violative food, drug and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 72 cosmetics, for the protection of the interest and 6-Sep-83
consumers
Policies and procedures regarding the fiscal
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 74 1-Jun-60
operations affecting the Regional Health offices
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 77 Referrals of abandoned children to the MSSD 5-Mar-80
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 78 Revised merit promotion plan in the MOH 28-Feb-80
Guidelines for the implementation of student
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 79 affiliation with hospitals & other agencies of the 8-Jul-68
DOH
Procedure to determine the cost of the services
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 8 15-Apr-66
rendered by hospitals to patients

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Prescribed policies, rules and regulations and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 84 procedures in the granting of national aid to active 14-Dec-60
puericulture centers
Further amendment of policies, rules and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 85 regulations governing the Cancer Center of the Dr. 21-Oct-68
Jose Reyes Memorial Hospital
Vesting upon the Secretary of Health the power to
promulgate all rules and regulations necessary to
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 86 regulate the proper working and harmonious and 27-Dec-60
efficient administration of each and all of the offices
and dependencies of the DOH
Further amendments to the provisions of A.O. No.
85 on the policies, rules and regulations governing
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 86 4-Nov-68
the Cancer Center of the Dr. Jose Reyes Memorial
Hospital
Guidelines for the implementation of student
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 87 affiliation with hospitals and other agencies of the 14-Nov-68
DOH
Policies, procedures and guidelines governing
affiliation and training of students in the MOH
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 87 28-Apr-80
hospitals, rural health units and other health
agencies
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 88-A Regulatory guidelines concerning food additives 25-May-84
Rules and regulations governing the labeling of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 88-B prepackaged food products distributed in the 25-May-84
Philippines
Exemption of certain drugs from prescription
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 89 3-Oct-68
requirements
Guides for the implementation of Art. XVI of the
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 89-A Revised Administrative Code regarding cemeteries 15-Aug-61
and disposition of human cadavers

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Rules and regulations governing the health and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 9 4-Jun-52
sanitary requirement of coastwise vessels
Policies and guidelines on deliveries of foodstuffs to
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 90 19-Nov-68
the hospitals and sanitaria of the DOH
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 90-A Naming of fruit beverages 13-Jun-80
Rules and regulations covering the sale,
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 92 distribution, dispensing, importation, manufacture 3-Dec-68
of depressant and stimulant drugs
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 93 Apportionment and distribution of honorarium 9-Jul-80
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 94 Teaching after office hours 25-Feb-69
Rules and regulations regarding the use of ionizing
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 96 25-Jan-62
radiations
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 96 Revised schedule of hospital fees and charges 13-Mar-69
Regulations governing the residential site of chiefs
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 96-B 2-Aug-80
of hospitals granted quarters allowances
Referrals of abandoned children to the MSSD,
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 97-A 15-Aug-80
amending A.O. No. 77
Providing policies, rules and regulations governing
the collection and disposition of donations and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 98 service fees derived from the services of dental 27-Mar-69
personnel assigned in the different national
hospitals
Rules and regulations governing the construction,
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 99-A 9-Jul-62
operation and maintenance of hospitals
Regulation Part-C-11: Listing of local herbal and/or
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 ADM. ORDER NO. 99-A 14-Aug-84
traditional drugs
Guide for handling psychiatric emergencies in
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 DEPT. CIR. NO. 10 21-Jan-69
general practice
Opinion No. 150, s.1981, of the Minister of Justice
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 MINISTRY CIR. NO. 101 requiring issuance of Sanitary Permit and Health 27-Oct-81
Certificates

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
MINSITRY CIR. NO. 103- Articles of organization of the Medical Staff of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 9-Sep-62
A Hospitals under the DOH
Amendment to M.C. No. 9-A, s, 1983, to include
private hospitals with obstetrical service and the
revision of standards for physical facilities in the
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 DEPT. CIR. NO. 122-A 9-Dec-83
Nurseries and OB Wards in all hospitals,
government and private in order to reinforce the
rooming-in policy in connection with breastfeeding
Opinion No. 136 of the Secretary of Justice
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 MINISTRY CIR. NO. 124 16-Apr-74
regarding practice of midwifery by registered nurses
Guidelines for the apportionments of local
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 DEPT. CIR. NO. 126-A 11-Dec-84
government contributions to hospitals
Clarification of alleged health risks in the use of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 DEPT. CIR. NO. 129 21-Oct-87
chlorine for disinfecting drinking water
Guidelines on the appointment of part-time rural
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 MINSITRY CIR. NO. 130 22-Dec-84
health physicians in certain rural areas
The creation of a smoke-free environment within
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 DEPT. CIR. NO. 147-A 27-Nov-87
the DOH
Rules and regulations relative to the disposal of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 DEPT. CIR. NO. 155-B 1-Aug-63
unclaimed cadavers
Procedures as to the disposal of dead fetuses and of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 DEPT. CIR. NO. 163 amputated limbs and deceased organs taken from 5-Dec-69
the human body
E.O. No. 51 (10-20-86) adopting a National Code of
Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes, Breastmilk
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 DEPT. CIR. NO. 17 23-Mar-87
Supplements and related products, penalizing
violations thereof, and for other purposes
Policy on permits to construct houses including
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 DEPT. CIR. NO. 171 stores in areas within the sanitarium reserved for 24-Nov-67
employees

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Issuance of quarantine clearance for foodstuffs
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 DEPT. CIR. NO. 190 13-Jan-64
exported abroad
Rules and regulations governing management of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 DEPT. CIR. NO. 207-A 3-Apr-64
nursing personnel in the hospital
Guidelines for the implementation of E.O. 51,
Adopting a National Code of Marketing of Breastmilk
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 DEPT. CIR. NO. 24 3-Apr-87
Substitutes, Breastmilk Supplements and other
related products
Opinion No. 118 s, 1974 of the Acting Secretary of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 DEPT. CIR. NO. 241 Justice re - administrative authority of the Cotabato 3-Sep-74
City Health Office
Amendment to Sections 2 and 4 of D.C. No. 207-A,
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 DEPT. CIR. NO. 257 2-Sep-64
s. 1964
Prescribing some supplementary guidelines and
regulations in the proper implementation of the
family planning program of the DOH; use of USAID
or UNICEF-donated vehicles for the Family Planning
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 DEPT. CIR. NO. 386 27-Sep-73
Project; the conduct of the field personnel involved
in the Department's Family Planning Program; and
clearance requirements from money and property
responsibility
Retrenchment policy of the government as covered
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 MINISTRY CIR. NO. 39-A 18-Feb-80
by LOI No. 981
Letter of authorization for the Ministry of Health to
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 MINISTRY CIR. NO. 40 29-Feb-80
establish health clinics within the BLISS sites
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 MINISTRY CIR. NO. 41 Guidelines on Hospital licensing 28-Feb-80
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 DEPT. CIR. NO. 47 Outdoor advertising of filled milk 19-May-61
Placement of expiration date and batch no. of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 DEPT. CIR. NO. 47 19-Mar-70
antibiotic-containing product
Revocation of licenses of hospitality girls found for
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 DEPT. CIR. NO. 47 21-May-87
antibody against HIV (AIDS virus)

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Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Amending Food Inspection Regulation No. 245
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 DEPT. CIR. NO. 50-A which prescribes definitions, standards and labeling 20-Jul-61
requirements for Philippine alcoholic beverages
Guidelines for the operations and management of
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 MINSITRY CIR. NO. 54 24-May-83
the Botika sa Barangay (BSB)
Authority of the Regional Health Directors to
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 MINISTRY CIR. NO. 55 24-May-83
implement health laws
Opinion No. 124, s. 1983 of the Minister of Justice
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 DEPT. CIR. NO. 88-A 1-Sep-83
relative to the power to appoint city health officers
Amendments on the implementation of the
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 MINISTRY CIR. NO. 96-A guidelines modifying Ministry Circular dated 20-Sep-83
12/15/81
Practice of rooming-in in all hospitals to encourage
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 MINISTRY CIR. NO. 9-A 25-Jan-83
breastfeeding
Medical clearance for blood donors, voluntary blood
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 MEMO. CIR. NO. 10 13-May-81
donation and blood component therapy
Deputation by the Dangerous Drugs Board of the
MEMO. CIR. Minister of Social Service and Development to
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 6-Feb-84
UNNUMBERED handle after care and follow-up cares of drug
dependent persons
Rules and regulations relative to the medical and
28-Feb-89 IPD 18 UNNUMBERED dental service which private schools, colleges and 2-Oct-53
universities in the Philippines shall provide

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
NATIONAL CENTER FOR DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
"Rules and regulations governing the collection,
handling, transport, treatment and disposal of
domestic sludge and septage" - a supplement to
27-Jul-00 04-245 the implementing rules and regulations of
Chapter XVII - Sewage collection and disposal,
and excreta disposal and drainage of the Code
on Sanitation of the Philippines (PD 856)

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF TRADITIONAL AND ALTERNATIVE HEALTH CARE
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Guidelines on the National Certification of
17-Nov-10 10-419 Circular No. 01 no date
Chriropractic
Guidelines Implementing R.A. 8423 IRR on the
National Certification of Acupuncturists and
19-Mar-08 08-107 11-Mar-08
Accreditation of Acupuncture Training Programs,
Centers and Clinics
Rules and regulations to implement RA 8423
creating the PITAHC to accelerate the
development of traditional and alternative health
17-Jul-02 02-318 care in the Philippines, providing for a traditional 7-Dec-99
and alterantive health care development fund
and for other purposes, otherrwise known as the
Traditional and Alternative Medicine Act of 1997

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF TRADITIONAL AND ALTERNATIVE HEALTH CARE
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
An Act Creating the PITAHC to accelerate the
development of traditional and alternative health
17-Jul-02 02-318 R.A. NO. 8423 care in the Philippines, providing for a traditional no date
and alterantive health care development fund
and for other purposes,

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE NATIONAL AIDS COUNCIL
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
IRR of RA 8504 "Philippine Aids Preventional and
29-Jun-95 99-223 IRR of RA 8504 13-Apr-99
Control Law of 1998"
Rules and Regulations Governing the
ADM.ORD.NO. 55-A (As
29-Jun-95 99-223 Accreditation of Laboratories Performing HIV 2-Jan-89
Annex B-1)
Testing
ADM.ORD.NO. 18 (As Annex Revised Guidelines in the Management of
29-Jun-95 99-223 21-Nov-95
B-2) HIV/AIDS Patients in the Hospital
Amendment to Adm. Ord. No. 18, s. 1995
ADM.ORD.NO. 9 (As Annex
29-Jun-95 99-223 Regarding the Guidelines in the Management of 10-May-97
B2)
HIV/AIDS Patients in the Hospital
National Policy Guidelines for the Prevention and
29-Jun-95 99-223 ADM.ORD.NO. 2 20-Feb-97
Management of Sexually Transmitted Disease

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
RADIATION HEALTH SERVICE
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
An Act Regulating the Practice of Radiologic
Technology in the Phil. Creating the Board of
07-Feb-90 94-049 RA NO. 7431 no date
Radiologic Technology, Defining its Powers and
Functions and for Other Purposes
Rules and Regulations Governing the
07-Feb-90 94-049 ADM.ORD.NO. 124 Establishment, Operation and Maintenance of An 01-Jun-92
X-ray Facility in the Phil.

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
NATIONAL CENTER FOR DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
"Rules and regulations governing the collection,
handling, transport, treatment and disposal of
domestic sludge and septage" - a supplement to
27-Jul-00 04-245 the implementing rules and regulations of
Chapter XVII - Sewage collection and disposal,
and excreta disposal and drainage of the Code
on Sanitation of the Philippines (PD 856)

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF TRADITIONAL AND ALTERNATIVE HEALTH CARE
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Guidelines on the National Certification of
17-Nov-10 10-419 Circular No. 01 no date
Chriropractic
Guidelines Implementing R.A. 8423 IRR on the
National Certification of Acupuncturists and
19-Mar-08 08-107 11-Mar-08
Accreditation of Acupuncture Training Programs,
Centers and Clinics
Rules and regulations to implement RA 8423
creating the PITAHC to accelerate the
development of traditional and alternative health
17-Jul-02 02-318 care in the Philippines, providing for a traditional 7-Dec-99
and alterantive health care development fund
and for other purposes, otherrwise known as the
Traditional and Alternative Medicine Act of 1997

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF TRADITIONAL AND ALTERNATIVE HEALTH CARE
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
An Act Creating the PITAHC to accelerate the
development of traditional and alternative health
17-Jul-02 02-318 R.A. NO. 8423 care in the Philippines, providing for a traditional no date
and alterantive health care development fund
and for other purposes,

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE NATIONAL AIDS COUNCIL
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
IRR of RA 8504 "Philippine Aids Preventional and
29-Jun-95 99-223 IRR of RA 8504 13-Apr-99
Control Law of 1998"
Rules and Regulations Governing the
ADM.ORD.NO. 55-A (As
29-Jun-95 99-223 Accreditation of Laboratories Performing HIV 2-Jan-89
Annex B-1)
Testing
ADM.ORD.NO. 18 (As Annex Revised Guidelines in the Management of
29-Jun-95 99-223 21-Nov-95
B-2) HIV/AIDS Patients in the Hospital
Amendment to Adm. Ord. No. 18, s. 1995
ADM.ORD.NO. 9 (As Annex
29-Jun-95 99-223 Regarding the Guidelines in the Management of 10-May-97
B2)
HIV/AIDS Patients in the Hospital
National Policy Guidelines for the Prevention and
29-Jun-95 99-223 ADM.ORD.NO. 2 20-Feb-97
Management of Sexually Transmitted Disease

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
RADIATION HEALTH SERVICE
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
An Act Regulating the Practice of Radiologic
Technology in the Phil. Creating the Board of
07-Feb-90 94-049 RA NO. 7431 no date
Radiologic Technology, Defining its Powers and
Functions and for Other Purposes
Rules and Regulations Governing the
07-Feb-90 94-049 ADM.ORD.NO. 124 Establishment, Operation and Maintenance of An 01-Jun-92
X-ray Facility in the Phil.

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Republic Act No. 9442 and Its Implementing
26-Jul-10 10-290 Memo Cir. No. 2010-012 8-Jul-10
Rules and Regulations
Declaring the Products Identified Below to be
Imminently Injurious, Unsafe or Dangerous and
26-Jul-10 10-290 Circular No. 2010-011 16-Jun-10
Authorizing the FDA Inspectors to Seize Said
Products from Public Sale or Distribution
Cut-Off Time for Receiving of Applications and
26-Jul-10 10-290 Circular No. 2010-010 24-May-10
Payments of Fees in FDA
Amendment to Memorandum Circular No. 5, s.
26-Jul-10 10-290 Circular No. 2010-009 1994 Dated April 20, 1994 Regarding Reports on 16-Apr-10
Adverse Drug Reaction
Adoption of the CODEX Standards on Food
26-Jul-10 10-290 Circular No. 2010-008 29-Mar-10
Contaminants in Processed Food
26-Jul-10 10-290 Circular No. 2010-007 Automatic Renewal of License to Operate (LTO) 15-Mar-10
Automatic Revalidation of License to Operate
26-Jul-10 10-290 Circular No. 2010-006 9-Mar-10
(LTO)
Submission of Process Flow in Handling Adverse
26-Feb-10 10-085 Circular No. 2010-005 Events from Drugs, Medical Devices, Food 17-Feb-10
Supplements, Milk Products, Herbals, etc.
Declaring the Products Identified Below to be
Imminently Injurious, Unsafe or Dangerous and
26-Feb-10 10-085 Circular No. 2010-004 18-Feb-10
Authorizing the FDA Inspectors to Seize Said
Products from Public Sale or Distribution
Revised Fees for Seminar on Licensing of Drug
26-Feb-10 10-085 Circular No. 2010-003 20-Jan-10
Establishments
Declaring the Products Identified Below to be
Imminently Injurious, Unsafe or Dangerous and
21-Jan-10 10-038 Circular No. 2010-002 8-Jan-10
Authorizing the FDA Inspectors to Seize Said
Products from Public Sale or Distribution

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Declaring the Products Identified Below to be
Imminently Injurious, Unsafe or Dangerous and
21-Jan-10 10-038 Circular No. 2010-001 8-Jan-10
Authorizing the FDA Inspectors to Seize Said
Products from Public Sale or Distribution
End Dates in the Importation and Distribution of
24-Nov-09 09-440 Circular No. 2009-004 Metered Dose Inhalers Containing 5-Nov-09
Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC)
Grace Period for the 4th Updates and
6-Nov-09 09-413 Circular No. 2009-003 Amendments of the Asean Cosmetic Directive 2-Jul-09
(ACD)
Specific Operational Instructions Implementing
Administrative Order No. 2008-0033 Dated
December 2, 2008, Subject: Rules and
Conditions in Exempting Antibiotic Drug Products
6-Nov-09 09-413 Circular No. 2009-002 from the Batch Certification Requirement 19-Jan-09
Amending for this Purpose Item III (C) and (D)
of Administrative Order No. 103 s. 2002 "Batch
Certification of Antibiotics", and for Other
Purposes
Rules on the Pilot Implementation of the Bureau
6-Nov-09 09-413 Circular No. 2009-001 of Food and Drugs Integrated Information 21-Jan-09
System (BIIS)
Department of Health's Reiteration of the Policy
6-Nov-09 09-413 Memo Cir. No. 2009-001 2-Oct-09
on Donation of Milk Products
Grace Period for the 3rd Updates and
6-Nov-09 09-413 Circular No. 2008-005 Amendments of the Asean Cosmetic Directive 9-Dec-08
(ACD)

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
The Implementing Rules and Regulations of
Joint DOH-DTI-IPO-BFAD Republic Act No. 9502 Otherwise Known as the
6-Nov-08 08-403 4-Nov-08
Adm. Ord. No. 2008 "Universally Accessible Cheaper and Quality
Medicines Act of 2008"
Testing of Infant Formula and Other Milk Product
14-Oct-08 08-377 Circular No. 2008-004 29-Sep-08
for the Presence of Melamine
Grace Period for the 2nd Updates and
14-Oct-08 08-377 Circular No. 2008-003 Amendments of the ASEAN Cosmetic Directive 7-Aug-08
(ACD)
Seminar Fees for the Participants of Seminars on
14-Oct-08 08-377 Circular No. 2008-002 Licensing of Establishments and Product 10-Jun-08
Registration
Grace Period for the New Updates and
14-Oct-08 08-377 Circular No. 2008-001 Amendments of the ASEAN Cosmetic Directive 2-May-08
(ACD)
Amendment to Bureau Circular No. 2007-013
"Updated Guidelines for the Implementation of
the Association of South East Asian Nation
14-Oct-08 08-377 Circular No. 2007-013-A 21-Jan-08
(ASEAN) Cosmetic Directive and the Association
of South East Asian Nation (ASEAN) Common
Technical Documents"
Updated Guidelines for the Implementation of
the Association of South East Asian (ASEAN)
14-Oct-08 08-377 Circular No. 2007-013 Cosmetic Directive and Association of South East 21-Dec-07
Asian Nation (ASEAN) Common Technical
Documents
14-Oct-08 08-377 Circular No. 2007-012 Updates on Site Information File 28-Nov-07

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Amendment to Bureau Circular No. 2007-006
Providing for the "Additional Requirement for
14-Oct-08 08-377 Circular No. 2007-006-A 24-Mar-08
Importation of Processed Food Products for
Distribution in the Philippines."
Adoption of the Association of Southeast Asian
Nations Common Technical Documents (ACTD)
7-Dec-07 07-415 Circular No. 2007-011 and Common Technical Requirements (ACTR) on 1-Oct-07
the Pharmaceutical Product Registration for
Human Use
Guidelines in the Initial Issuance and Renewal of
License to Operate for Iron Rice Premix
7-Dec-07 07-415 Circular No. 2007-010 10-Oct-07
Manufacturer/Repacker/Importer and Setting
Forth the Standards for Iron Rice Premix
7-Dec-07 07-415 Circular No. 2007-009 Updated Standards for Iodine Level of Salts 10-Oct-07
Amendment of Bureau Circular No. 2007-008
7-Dec-07 07-415 Circular No. 2007-008-B 27-Sep-07
Dated 1 August 2007
Amendment of Bureau Circular No. 2007-008
7-Dec-07 07-415 Circular No. 2007-008-A 9-Aug-07
Dated 1 August 2007
Creation of Sub-Committee Task Force for
7-Dec-07 07-415 Circular No. 2007-008 1-Aug-07
Pharmaceuticals
7-Dec-07 07-415 Circular No. 2007-007 Products Imported from China 27-Jul-07
Additional Requirement for Importation of
7-Dec-07 07-415 Circular No. 2007-006 Processed Food Products for Distribution in the 12-Jul-07
Philippines
Supplemental Guidelines for the Processing of
7-Dec-07 07-415 Circular No. 2007-005 Principal Certificate of Product Registration 2-Apr-07
(CPR)

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Guidelines for the Implementation of
Administrative Order No. 2007-006 (Amendment
7-Dec-07 07-415 Circular No. 2007-004 of Administrative Order No. 46 s. 1988 Re: 23-Feb-07
Organizational Arrangements to Implement the
National Drug Policy)
7-Dec-07 07-415 Circular No. 2007-003 Cold Chain Management Requirements 1-Feb-07
Guidelines in the Use of Nutrition and Health
7-Dec-07 07-415 Circular No. 2007-002 23-Jan-07
Claims in Food
Mandatory Submission of List of Products Being
7-Dec-07 07-415 Circular No. 2007-001 29-Jan-07
Handled
Additional Requirements in the Registration of
7-Dec-07 07-415 Circular No. 2006-018 28-Dec-06
Virgin Coconut Oil Food Supplement with Flavor
Amendment to Bureau Circular 2006-001
"Updated Guidelines for the Submission of
7-Dec-07 07-415 Circular No. 2006-017 18-Dec-06
Application for Notification, Registration and
Export of Cosmetic Products"
7-Dec-07 07-415 Circular No. 2006-016 Updated List of Food Additives 18-Oct-06
Amendment to Bureau Circular No. 008 s. 2006,
The Subject of Which is the "Lifting of
Moratorium on the Conduct of
Bioavailability/Bioequivalence Studies for
Selected Pharmaceutical Products and Bureau
7-Dec-07 07-415 Circular No. 2006-008-A 8-Oct-07
Circular No. 2007-005 or the "Supplemental
Guidelines for the Processing of Principal
Certificate of Product Registration", and
Providing for the Procedures and/or Guidelines
Thereof
7-Dec-07 07-415 Circular No. 06-2005 List of Recognized Laboratories 10-Feb-05

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Guidelines for the Issuance of a Conditional
Certificate of Product Registration for Veterinary
9-Nov-06 06-437 Circular No. 2006-015 18-Oct-06
Products with Initial Registration with the Bureau
of Food and Drugs
9-Nov-06 06-437 Circular No. 2006-014 Licensing of Veterinary Establishments 4-Oct-06
Amendment to Bureau Circular No. 17 S. 2005
9-Nov-06 06-437 Circular No. 2006-013 Further Updating the Accepted Whitening Agents 5-Sep-06
for Cosmetics
Maximum Allowable Limits of Heavy Metals for
9-Nov-06 06-437 Circular No. 2006-012 4-Sep-06
Cosmetic Products
Specific Operational Instructions Implementing
Administrative Order No. 2005-0031 Dated
December 7, 2005, Subject: Guidelines and
9-Nov-06 06-437 Circular No. 011, s. 2006 Procedure for the Issuance of the Principal 26-Jun-06
Certificate of Product Registration and the Listing
of Identical Drug Products Based on the Identity
of Manufacturer and Pharmaceutical Formulation
Good Manufacturing Practices Seminar for Food
9-Nov-06 06-437 Circular No. 10, s. 2006 Establishments Based on A.O. 153, s. 2004 and 19-Jun-06
Other Related Regulations
Amendment to Bureau Circular No. 06 s. 2005 -
9-Nov-06 06-437 Circular No. 09, s. 2006 22-May-06
List of Recognized Laboratories
Lifting of Moratorium on the Conduct of
9-Nov-06 06-437 Circular No. 008, s. 2006 Bioavailability/Bioequivalence Studies for 27-Apr-06
Selected Pharmaceutical Products

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Amendment to Bureau Circular No. 2006-005 re:
Guidelines for the Submission of Application for
Automatic Renewal Registration of
9-Nov-06 06-437 Circular No. 2006-007 21-Mar-06
Pharmaceutical Products, Medical Devices,
Prepackaged Food and Food Products, and
Household Hazardous Substances
Creation of BFAD Food Fortification Data
9-Nov-06 06-437 Circular No. 006, s. 2006 28-Feb-06
Management System Team
Guidelines for the Submission of Application for
Automatic Renewal Registration of
9-Nov-06 06-437 Circular No. 2006-005 Pharmaceutical Products, Medical Devices, 22-Feb-06
Prepackaged Food and Food Products, and
Household Hazardous Substances
9-Nov-06 06-437 Circular No. 004, s. 2006 Mandatory Fortification of Flour 28-Feb-06
Mandatory Attendance to the Cosmetic Seminar
9-Nov-06 06-437 Circular No. 003, s. 2006 Covering the 13 ASEAN Training Modules on 10-Feb-06
Good Manufacturing Practice
Implementation of Bureau of Food and Drugs
9-Nov-06 06-437 Circular No. 002, s. 2006 Quality Seal Program in Line with the FOURmula 9-Feb-06
ONE for Health Initiative
Updated Guidelines for the Submission of
9-Nov-06 06-437 Circular No. 2006-001 Application for Notification, Registration and 3-Jan-06
Export of Cosmetic Products
Cut-Off Time for the Receiving of Payments of
9-Nov-06 06-437 Circular No. 21, s. 2005 11-Nov-05
Fees in BFAD
10-Nov-05 05-433 Circular No. 20, s. 2005 Revised Assessment Slips 24-Oct-05
Extension of Submission of Site Information File"
10-Nov-05 05-433 Circular No. 19,s. 2005 21-Oct-05
(SIF)

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
New Advisory on Labeling Selective
10-Nov-05 05-433 Circular No. 18, s. 2005 Cycloxygenase-2 (COX-2) Inhibitors and Non- 12-Oct-05
Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS)
Update of Accepted Whitening Agents for
10-Nov-05 05-433 Circular No. 17, s. 2005 22-Sep-05
Cosmetics
Adopting the 2002 Recommended Energy and
26-Aug-05 05-353 Circular No. 16, s. 2005 9-Aug-05
Nutrient Intakes as the New Dietary Standard
26-Aug-05 05-353 Circular No. 15, s. 2005 PARECOXIB (DYNASTAT) 14-Jul-05
26-Aug-05 05-353 Circular No. 14, s. 2005 Re: GENE THERAPY 6-Jul-05
Reconstitution of the BFAD-Cosmetics Industry
26-Aug-05 05-353 Circular No. 13-A, s. 2005 29-Jun-05
Joint Committee
26-Aug-05 05-353 Circulr No. 13, s. 2005 Submission of Site Information File (SIF) 22-Jun-05
29-Jun-05 05-266 Circular No. 12, s. 2005 BFAD Quality Seal 20-Jun-05
Revised Labeling of Selective COX-2 Inhibitor
29-Jun-05 05-266 Circular No. 11, s. 2005 7-Jun-05
Drugs and NSAIDS
29-Jun-05 05-266 Circular No. 10, s. 2005 Creation of the Joint BFAD Inspectorate Team 5-May-05
4-May-05 05-189 Circular No. 09, s. 2005 Submission of Site Information File 7-Apr-05
4-May-05 05-189 Circular No. 8, s. 2005 Selective COX-2 Inhibitors 4-Apr-05
Full Implementation of the Lot or Batch Release
16-Mar-05 05-121 Circular No. 7, s. 2005 2-Mar-05
Certification Requirement
16-Mar-05 05-121 Circular No. 06, s. 2005 List of Recognized Laboratories 10-Feb-05
16-Mar-05 05-121 Circular No. 05, s. 2005 Black Box Warning for All Antidepressant Drugs 3-Jan-05
Revised Fees for Seminar on Licensing of Drug
16-Mar-05 05-121 Circular No. 4, s. 2005 1-Feb-05
Establishments
16-Mar-05 05-121 Circular No. 3, s. 2005 Submission of Site Information File 19-Jan-05
Revised Fees for Seminar on Licensing of Drug
19-Jan-05 05-032 Circular No. 2, s. 2005 10-Jan-05
Establishments
Classification of All Injectable Hyaluronic Acid as
19-Jan-05 05-032 Circular No. 1, s. 2005 4-Jan-05
Device

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Submission of Application for Registration in
19-Jan-05 05-032 Circular No. 20, s. 2004 Accordance with the ASEAN Common Technical 13-Dec-04
Document (ACTD) Format
Delisting of ROFECOXIB from Bureau of Food
19-Jan-05 05-032 Circular No. 19, s. 2004 26-Nov-04
and Drugs Registry of Drug Products
Mandating the Use of Vitamin A and Iron
19-Jan-05 05-032 Circular No. 18, s. 2004 17-Nov-04
Fortified Flour
19-Jan-05 05-032 Circular No. 17, s. 2004 TAHEEBO / Pau d' arco / Lapacho 28-Oct-04
19-Jan-05 05-032 Circular No. 16, s. 2004 Guideline on Probiotics 26-Oct-04
Guidelines in Advertising, Promotion and Other
Marketing Materials of Breastmilk Substitutes,
27-Oct-04 04-355 Circular No. 15, s. 2004 20-Oct-04
Breastmilk Supplement and Other Related
Products
Submission of Adverse Drug Reaction Reports on
27-Oct-04 04-355 Circular No. 14, a. 2004 12-Oct-04
COX-2 Inhibitors as Part of Safety Monitoring
Clarification of Par. A, Bureau Circular No. 6, s.
1999 (Revised B.C. No. 4 s. 1999 "New Protocol
27-Oct-04 04-355 Circular No. 13, s. 2004 27-Sep-04
for Registration of Drugs, Foods, Cosmetics and
Medical Devices)
27-Oct-04 04-355 Circular No. 12, s. 2004 Entry of Meat-Based Food Products into the EU 14-Sep-04
Food and Drugs (Composition and Labeling
Amendment) Regulation 2004 Issued by
27-Oct-04 04-355 Circular No. 11, s. 2004 2-Aug-04
Hongkong Food and Environmental Hygiene
Department
Information on the Exportation of Fresh/Frozen
27-Oct-04 04-355 Circular No. 10, s. 2004 Marine Products and Fresh, Frozen and Chilled 27-Jul-04
Chicken Meat from the Philippines

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Articles Regarding the Bioterrorism Act
3-Sep-04 04-293 Circular No. 09, s. 2004 Published/Released by the US Food and Drug 1-Jul-04
Administration
Regulation and Monitoring of the Mandatory
Fortification of Staples (Rice, Sugar, Flour and
3-Sep-04 04-293 Circular No. 08, s. 2004 10-Jun-04
Cooking Oil) and Their Utilization by Food
Processors as Ingredients
3-Sep-04 04-293 Circular No. 07, s. 2004 Registration of Veterinary Products 3-Jun-04
Office of the President Memorandum Order No.
3-Sep-04 04-293 Circular No. 06, s. 2004 136: Approving the 2004 Investment Priorities 18-May-04
Plan
Consolidation and Update of Permissible
3-Sep-04 04-293 Circular No. 05, s. 2004 6-Apr-04
Cosmetic Claims
3-Sep-04 04-293 Circular No. 4-B, s. 2004 Whitening Agents in Cosmetics Preparations 3-Apr-04
Different Brand Names for Narcotic/Opioid
3-Sep-04 04-293 Circular No. 4-A, s. 2004 31-Mar-04
Analgesic Drugs for Cancer Pain
Reiterating Memorandum Circular No. 008, s.
3-Sep-04 04-293 Circular No. 4, s. 2004 1988 (RE: Drug and Medical Devices 30-Mar-04
Registration)
Guidelines for the Registration and Performance
Validation of Methamphetamine
3-Sep-04 04-293 Circular No. 03, s. 2004 26-Mar-04
(MET)/Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) Drug
Screening Test Kits
3-Sep-04 04-293 Circular No. 02, s. 2004 Re: GINKGO BILOBA 10-Feb-04
Guidelines for the Assessment of Microbiological
3-Sep-04 04-293 Circular No. 01-A, s. 2004 4-Feb-04
Quality of Processed Foods
26-Jan-04 04-027 Circular No. 01, s. 2004 Sale of BFAD:ICR Mice and BFAD:SD Rat 8-Jan-04
Addendum to Bureau Circular No. 7, s. 2000
26-Jan-04 04-027 Circular No. 10, s. 2003 3-Dec-03
Dated 29 August 2000

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FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
26-Jan-04 04-027 Circular No. 09, s. 2003 Re: GINGKO BILOBA 20-Nov-03
Clarification of Guidelines on the Use of BFAD
26-Jan-04 04-027 Circular No. 08, s. 2003 18-Nov-03
Registered Brand Names
DOH Administrative Order No. 51 Dated 30 May
2003, Subject: Amendment to Administrative
Order No. 154 Dated 16 November 2003 re:
26-Jan-04 04-027 Circular No. 07, s. 2003 27-Jun-03
Revised Guidelines for Designation of Authority
for Certain Administrative Transactions in the
Central Office, Department of Health (DOH)
12-Jun-03 03-284 Circular No.06, s. 2003 Accreditation of Liaison Officers to BFAD 20-May-03
Attendance in Licensing Seminar as a
Requirement in the Application for A License to
12-Jun-03 03-284 Circular No. 05-B, s. 2003 10-Apr-03
Operate of a Drug Establishment/Drug Outlet
(AO 56 s. 1989)
Lifting of Moratorium on the Acceptance of
12-Jun-03 03-284 Circular No. 05-A, s. 2003 Application for Initial Registration of 10-Apr-03
Pharmaceutical Products
12-Jun-03 03-284 Circular No. 05, s. 2003 Classification of Hemodialysis Products as Drugs 10-Apr-03
12-Jun-03 03-284 Circular No. 04, s. 2003 Establishment of the BFAD Medical Clinic 27-Mar-03
Mandatory Dissemination of Information
12-Jun-03 03-284 Circular No. 03-A, s. 2003 Regarding the Precaution/Warning of Drug 17-Mar-03
Products Containing Phenylpropanolamine (PPA)
Mandatory Printing of Boxed Warning on All
12-Jun-03 03-284 Circular No. 03, s. 2003 Phenylpropanolamine (PPA) Containing Products 17-Mar-03
(OTC and Rx).
Classification of Paracetamol Syrup/Suspension
12-Jun-03 03-284 Circular No. 02, s. 2003 13-Feb-03
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Pattern in Writing of Date in All
12-Jun-03 03-284 Circular No. 01, s. 2003 Communications/Documents Addressed to BFAD 12-Feb-03
and Emanating from BFAD
Revised List of Permissible Cosmetics Claims
19-Sep-02 02-422 Circular No. 10, s. 2002 11-Sep-02
that Require Justification
Customs Memorandum Circular No. 218-2000
19-Sep-02 02-422 Circular No. 9, s. 2002 15-Aug-02
Dated 18 July-2002
19-Sep-02 02-422 Circular No. 8, s. 2002 Guidelines for Monitoring Iodized Salt 19-Sep-02
Upgrading of Manufacturing Facilities in
Harmony with A.O. No. 90 s. 2002, Current
19-Sep-02 02-422 Circular No. 7, s. 2002 29-Apr-02
Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) Guidelines
for Cosmetic Products
Amending Bureau Circular No. 02, s. 2002
Setting the Deadline for Compliance on the
Labeling and Advertisement of Cigarettes
19-Sep-02 02-422 Circular No. 6, s. 2002 4-Apr-02
Mandated Under DOH-Administrative Order No.
10, s. 1993 and Bureau Circular No. 16-A s,
2001
Extension of the Validity Period of Initial and
19-Sep-02 02-422 Circular No. 5, s. 2002 Renewal Registration of In-Vitro Diagnostic 4-Apr-02
Reagents/Kits
Certificate of Analysis on 3-MCPD in Soy Sauce
19-Sep-02 02-422 Memo Cir. No. 4, s. 2002 and Related Food Products Containing Acid 19-Feb-02
Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein
Reclassification of Sambong 250mg Tablet From
19-Sep-02 02-422 Circular No. 03, s. 2002 31-Jan-02
Over-The-Counter (OTC) to Household Remedy
Setting the Deadline for Compliance with Bureau
19-Sep-02 02-422 Circular No. 02, s. 2002 Circular No. 16-A s. 2001 on the Labeling and 22-Jan-02
Advertisement of Cigarettes

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Notarized Application Forms for Product
19-Sep-02 02-422 Circular No. 01, s. 2002 18-Jan-02
Registration
Amendment to the Revised 2001 Schedule of
19-Sep-02 02-422 Adm. Ord. No. 134, s. 2002 Fees and Charges of BFAD for Food 16-Jul-02
Manufacturers
Current Good Manufacturing Practice Guidelines
19-Sep-02 02-422 Adm. Ord. No. 90, s. 2002 18-Mar-02
for Cosmetic Products
Licensing of Botika ng Barangays (BnB) in
19-Sep-02 02-422 Adm. Ord. No. 70, s. 2002 3-Jan-02
Various Local Government Units
Guideline on Labeling and Advertisement of
19-Sep-02 02-422 Adm. Ord. No. 56, s. 2001 Cigarettes and Designating the Bureau of Food 24-Oct-01
and Drugs as Its Regulating Agency
Revised 2001 Schedule of Fees and Charges for
19-Sep-02 02-422 Adm. Ord. No. 50, s. 2001 the Corresponding Services Rendered by the 17-Sep-01
Bureau of Food and Drugs
Delisting of LEVENORGESTREL 750 mcg
19-Sep-02 02-422 Circular No. 18, s. 2001 (POSTINOR) from Bureau of Food and Drugs 7-Dec-01
Registry of Drug Products
Classification of Oral Rehydration Salts, Lagundi
19-Sep-02 02-422 Circular No. 17, s. 2001 300mg Tablet, Multivitamins Oral Formulations 29-Nov-01
and Pyrantel Embonate
5-Dec-01 01-474 Circular No. 16-A, s. 2001 Labeling and Advertisement of Cigarettes 20-Nov-01
Guidelines for the Immediate Processing of
5-Dec-01 01-474 Circular No. 16, s. 2001 Applications for Initial Registration of 20-Nov-01
Pharmaceutical Products
Amendment to BFAD Circular No. 23 Dated 16
5-Dec-01 01-474 Circular No. 15-A, s. 2001 13-Nov-01
September 1994

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Guidelines for the Immediate Processing of
5-Dec-01 01-474 Circular No. 15, s. 2001 Pending Applications for Renewal Registration of 26-Oct-01
Pharmaceutical Products
Amendment to Bureau Circular No. 13-A s. 2001
5-Dec-01 01-474 Circular No. 14, s. 2001 "Over-The-Counter (OTC) Drugs Reclassified as 26-Oct-01
Household Remedies"
Amendment to Bureau Circular No. 11 s., 2001
5-Dec-01 01-474 Circular No. 13-A, s. 2001 "Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drugs Reclassified as 17-Oct-01
Houshold Remedies"
5-Dec-01 01-474 Circular No. 13, s. 2001 Erratum to Bureau Circular No. 9, s. 2001 17-Oct-01
Addendum to Bureau Circular No. 6-A s. 2001
5-Dec-01 01-474 Circular No. 12, s. 2001 5-Oct-01
Dated June 11, 2001
Re: Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drugs Reclassified
5-Dec-01 01-474 Circular No. 11, s. 2001 20-Aug-01
as Household Remedies
5-Dec-01 01-474 Circular No. 10, s. 2001 Submission of Site Information File and Updating 10-Aug-01
1. Glass Ionomers of Automatic Restorative
5-Dec-01 01-474 Circular No. 9, s. 2001 Treatment (ART) 2. Fit and Fissure Sealant 3. 7-Aug-01
Hand Instruments with Kits for ART
Revised Minimum Required Samples for
5-Dec-01 01-474 Circular No. 6-A, s. 2001 11-Jun-01
Laboratory Analysis
Guidelines to be Observed on the
26-Jul-01 01-294 Circular No. 8, s. 2001 6-Jul-01
Implementation of Product Recall System
Proposed Guidelines for the Assessment of
26-Jul-01 01-294 Circular No. 7, s. 2001 22-Jun-01
Microbiological Quality of Processed Foods
26-Jul-01 01-294 Circular No. 6, s. 2001 Aflatoxin M1 in Milk 30-May-01
26-Jul-01 01-294 Circular No. 5, s. 2001 Acute Toxicity of Tin 30-May-01
Extension of the Validity of Monitored Release
17-May-01 01-205 Circular No. 4, s. 2001 20-Apr-01
Study

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Cancellation of the Certificates of Product
Registration, Seizure and Confiscation of BFAD
17-May-01 01-205 Circular No. 3, s. 2001 5-Apr-01
Registered Products, which do not Conform to
their Registered Specifications
Advisory on Voluntary Recall of Processed Meat
17-May-01 01-205 Circular No. 2, s. 2001 8-Mar-01
Products Imported from European Countries
Guidelines on the Temporary Ban on the
Importation of Processed Meat Products from
17-May-01 01-205 Circular No. 1, s. 2001 Cattle, Sheep and Goat, and Other Food 8-Mar-01
Ingredients Containing Substances Derived from
these Animals
Revised 2000 Schedule of Fees and Charges for
the Corresponding Services Rendered by the
Bureau of Licensing and Regulation, Bureau of
Adm. Ord. No. 104-A, s.
2-Feb-01 01-062 Research and Laboratories, Bureau of Food and 21-Aug-00
2000
Drugs and National Quarantine Office
(Amendment to Administrative Order No. 40 s.
2000)
The Need and Role of A Medical Director in the
2-Feb-01 01-062 Adm. Ord. No. 86, s. 2000 18-Jul-00
Phamaceutical Industry
Revised 2000 Schedule of Fees and Charges for
the Corresponding Services Rendered by the
2-Feb-01 01-062 Adm. Ord. No. 40, s. 2000 Bureau of Licensing and Regulation, Bureau of 17-Apr-00
Research and Laboratories, Bureau of Food and
Drugs and National Quarantine Office
2-Feb-01 01-062 Circular No. 9, s. 2000 Records Filing, Retrieval/Borrowing and Disposal 12-Dec-00
Confiscation of Unregistered CLARIDEM
2-Feb-01 01-062 Circular No. 8, s. 2000 21-Nov-00
Astringent No.3

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Creation of a BFAD-Cosmetics Industry Joint
2-Feb-01 01-062 Circular No. 7, s. 2000 29-Aug-00
Committee
Banning and Withdrawal of the Fixed-Dose-
7-Sep-00 00-346 Adm. Ord. No. 99, s. 2000 Combination Drug Product loratadine + 9-Aug-00
Pseudoephedrine (Clarinase) from the Market
Voluntary Withdrawal of Astemizole (Hismanal)
7-Sep-00 00-346 Adm. Ord. No. 98, s. 2000 9-Aug-00
from the Market
Banning and Withdrawal of Cisapride (Prepulsid)
7-Sep-00 00-346 Adm. Ord. No. 97, s. 2000 9-Aug-00
from the Market
Registration Requirements for A Government
Agency Importing A Pharmaceutical Product with
7-Sep-00 00-346 Adm. Ord. No. 85, s. 2000 14-Jul-00
a Registered Counterpart Brand in the
Philippines
Adm. Ord. No. 23-C, s. Policies and Guidelines on Over the Counter
7-Sep-00 00-346 9-Mar-00
2000 (OTC) Drug Products
7-Sep-00 00-346 Circular No. 6, s. 2000 Authentication of Documents 16-Aug-00
Standard Policy on Labeled Potency of
7-Sep-00 00-346 Circular No. 5-B, s. 2000 3-Aug-00
Phamaceutical Products
DOH Adm. Ord. No. 4-A, s. Banning and Withdrawal of Olaquindox and
25-Jul-00 00-264 11-Jan-00
2000 Carbadox from the Market
Memorandum No. 8, s. Revised Permissible Claims for Cosmetic
25-Jul-00 00-264 7-Jul-00
2000 Preparations
Amendment to FDA Circular No. 2 s. of 1982 on
25-Jul-00 00-264 Circular No. 03-A, s. 2000 8-Jun-00
the Importation of Semi-Synthetic Antibiotics
Provision of Speakers for the Joint Bureau of
Food and Drugs - Philippine Pharmaceutical
29-Jun-00 00-239 Circular No. 5-A, s. 2000 23-Jun-00
Association Sponsored Continuing Professional
Education Programs

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FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Attendance to the Joint Bureau of Food and
Drugs - Philippine Pharmaceutical Association
29-Jun-00 00-239 Circular No. 5, s. 2000 23-Jun-00
Sponsored Continuing Professional Education
Program
Implementation of Administrative Order No. 13,
29-Jun-00 00-239 Circular No. 4, a. 2000 s. 1999, "Use of Hydroquinone and/or Tretinoin 14-Jun-00
(Retinoic Acid)
Amendment to the Rules and Regulations
Implementing Republic Act No. 8203 Otherwise
29-Jun-00 00-239 31-Jan-00
Known as the "Special Law on Counterfeit
Drugs"
Use of Hydroquinone and/or Tretinoin (Retinoic
29-Jun-00 00-239 Adm. Ord. No. 13, s. 1999 6-Apr-99
Acid)
Submission of Test Procedures and Test
6-Mar-00 00-085 Circular No. 03, s. 2000 Specifications for Products to be Included in the 28-Feb-00
Philippine Pharmacopeia
Submission of List of All Pending Applications for
6-Mar-00 00-085 Circular No. 02, s. 2000 Registration/Listing of Cosmetic Products and 24-Jan-00
Household Hazardous Substances
Banning and Withdrawal of Trovafloxacin
6-Mar-00 00-085 Adm. Ord. No. 1, s. 2000 3-Jan-00
(Trovan) from the Market
Change of Manufacturers of Drug Products in
6-Mar-00 00-085 Adm. Ord. No. 54, s. 1999 22-Dec-99
Compliance with the CGMP Requirements
Submission of Suggested Retail Price of
Adm. Ord. No. 48-C, s.
6-Mar-00 00-085 Pharmaceutical Product as Additional 21-Nov-99
1999
Requirement for Product Registration

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Fee for Re-Submission of Application for Initial
or Renewal Registration of Pharmaceutical
Adm. Ord. No. 41-A, s.
6-Mar-00 00-085 Products Previously Disapproved Pursuant to 29-Sep-99
1999
Bureau of Food and Drugs (BFAD) Bureau
Circular No. 6, s. 1999
Rules and Regulations Implementing Republic
6-Mar-00 00-085 Act No. 8203 Otherwise Known as the Special 19-Nov-96
Law on Counterfeit Drug
Moratorium on the Acceptance of Application for
17-Jan-00 00-023 Circular No. 1, s. 2000 13-Jan-00
Initial Registration of Pharmaceutical Products
Expoliant and Expoliate as Permissible Claims for
17-Jan-00 00-023 Circular No. 23, s. 1999 24-Nov-99
Cosmetic Preparations
Deletion of the Requirement for a Certificate of
17-Jan-00 00-023 Circular No. 22, s. 1999 Brand Name Clearance in Filing an Application 27-Oct-99
for Registration of Branded Products
Guidelines for the Evaluation of Brand Names for
17-Jan-00 00-023 Circular No. 21, s. 1999 Products to be Registered with the Bureau of 27-Oct-99
Food and Drugs
Amended Criteria for Selection of Employees for
17-Jan-00 00-023 Circular No. 20, s. 1999 14-Oct-99
Filling of Vacant Position
Re-Iterating Section 20 (b)(1))B) of R.A. 3720
17-Jan-00 00-023 Circular No. 19, s. 1999 as Amended by Section 12 of E.O. 175 and no date
Section 29-A of E.O. 175
Importation and Registration of Imported Pre-
17-Jan-00 00-023 Circular No. 18, s. 1999 16-Aug-99
packed Food Products
Resumption of Acceptance of Application for
17-Jan-00 00-023 Circular No. 17-A, s. 1999 Registration of Branded Ethical/Prescription 23-Jul-99
Pharmaceutical Products

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Transfer of Processing of Brand Name Clearance
17-Jan-00 00-023 Circular No. 17, s. 1999 for Pharmaceutical Products to the Intellectual 23-Jul-99
Property Office (IPO)_
Moratorium on the Conduct of
Bioavailability/Bioequivalence Studies for
22-Jun-99 99-211 Circular No. 13-A, s. 1999 Pharmaceutical Products Included in the List B' 14-Jun-99
(Products with Reported Problems on
Bioavailability/Bioequivalence)
Dioxin Contaminated Food Products Monitored
22-Jun-99 99-211 Circular No. 13, s. 1999 14-Jun-99
by BFAD
Phasing-Out the Registration of Branded Version
of Registered Unbranded Drug Product and
22-Jun-99 99-211 Circular No. 12-B, s. 1999 Unbranded Version of Registered Branded Drug 11-Jun-99
Product (Memorandum Circular No. 10-A s.
1992)
Withdrawal from the Market of Products
22-Jun-99 99-211 Circular No. 12-A, s. 1999 Suspected to be Tainted with Meat and Other 11-Jun-99
Materials Containing Dioxin
Inventory and Temporary Cessation of
22-Jun-99 99-211 Circular No. 12, s. 1999 Distribution of Certain Food Products Produced 11-Jun-99
in Belgium and Other Suspected Countries
Submission of List of Products Validly Registered
22-Jun-99 99-211 Circular No. 11-A, s. 1999 9-Jun-99
and in the Market
Certification of Registrations' Annotation of
Suspension/Cancellation of Drug or Drug Product
22-Jun-99 99-211 Circular No. 11, s. 1999 1-Jun-99
Combination found to be
Adulterated/Misbranded
Criteria for Selection of Employees for Filling of
22-Jun-99 99-211 Circular No. 10,. S.1999 31-May-99
Vacant Position

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Labeling of Prepackaged Processed Meat
22-Jun-99 99-211 Circular No. 9, s. 1999 22-Apr-99
Products
Guidelines in the Collection and Submission of
22-Jun-99 99-211 Circular No. 8-A, s. 1999 Samples of Food, Drugs, Cosmetics, and Medical 19-Apr-99
Devices for Physico-Chemical Analysis
Delisting Oral Proteolytic Enzyme-Containing
22-Jun-99 99-211 Adm. Ord. No. 16, s. 1999 Drug Products in the Registry of Drugs with the 13-May-99
Bureau of Food and Drugs (BFAD)
Regulations for the Licensing of Salt
22-Jun-99 99-211 Adm. Ord. No. 14, s. 1999 3-May-99
Manufacturers
Use of Hydroquinone and/or Tretinoin (Retinoic
22-Jun-99 99-211 Adm. Ord. No. 13, s. 1999 6-Apr-99
Acid)
Use of Hydroquinone and/or Tretinoin (Retinoic
16-Apr-99 99-129 Adm. Ord. No. 13, s. 1999 6-Apr-99
Acid)
Amendment to Bureau Circular No. 8, s. 1998
"Registration of Imported Food Products Covered
16-Apr-99 99-129 Circular No. 8, s. 1999 by An Exlusive Distributorship Agreement and 13-Apr-99
Sale or Offer for Sale of the Same Products
Whose Registration Papers are Still In-Process"
Re-Iterating Article IV, Section 30 of Republic
16-Apr-99 99-129 Circular No. 7, s. 1999 18-Feb-99
Act 5921
Revised Bureau Circular No. 4, s. 1999 "New
16-Apr-99 99-129 Circular No. 6, s. 1999 Protocol for Registration of Drugs, Foods, 15-Feb-99
Cosmetics and Medical Devices
Revised Process of Submission of Application for
16-Apr-99 99-129 Circular No. 5, s. 1999 10-Feb-99
Product Registration
New Protocol for Registration of Drugs, Foods,
16-Apr-99 99-129 Circular No. 4, s. 1999 3-Feb-99
Cosmetics and Medical Devices

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
16-Apr-99 99-129 Circular No. 3, s. 1999 Alcohol with Disinfectant and Antiseptic Actions 2-Feb-99
Amendment to BFAD M.C. No. 25, s. 1992
16-Apr-99 99-129 Circular No. 2, s. 1999 Otherwise Known as "Additional Labeling 15-Jan-99
Requirement for Food Supplements"
Revised BFAD's Receipt of Renewal Application
16-Apr-99 99-129 Circular No. 1, s. 1999 14-Jan-99
Stamp
Registration of Imported Food Products Covered
by An Exclusive Distributorship Agreement;
25-Nov-98 98-349 Circular No. 8, s. 1998 27-Oct-98
and Sale or Offer for Sale of the Same Products
Whose Registration Papers are Still In-Process
Adoption of the Guiding Principles for Good
25-Nov-98 98-349 Circular No. 7, s. 1998 Manufaturing Practice (GMP) Guidelines in the 23-Oct-98
Manufacture of Cosmetic Products
Permissible Net Content Variation in Pre-
25-Nov-98 98-349 Circular No.6-A, s. 1998 20-Oct-98
Packaged Food
Fictitious, or Impostors Food and Drug
25-Nov-98 98-349 Circular No. 6, s. 1998 13-Oct-98
Regulation Officers (FDROs)
Extension of the Validity Period of Renewal
25-Nov-98 98-349 Circular No. 5, s. 1998 3-Aug-98
Registration of Medical and Dental Devices
Deadline for the Final Phase-Out of Potassium
25-Nov-98 98-349 Circular No. 4, s. 1998 Bromate as a Flour Treatment Agent set in A.O. 30-Jul-98
25, s. 1996
Upgrading of Manufacturing Facilities in
29-Jul-98 98-215 Circular No. 3, s. 1998 Consonance with CGMP Requirements Beginning 14-May-98
1996 up to Year-End 1999
29-Jul-98 98-215 Circular No. 2, s. 1998 Amended Criteria for Promotion 7-May-98
29-Jul-98 98-215 Circular No. 1, s. 1998 Criteria for Promotion 3-Mar-98
30-Oct-97 97-300 Circular No. 13, s. 1997 Submission of the List of Winners 5-Sep-97
30-Oct-97 97-300 Circular No. 12, s. 1997 1997 Updated Listing of Cosmetic Ingredients 4-Sep-97

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Extension of the Period to Declare Unregistered
30-Oct-97 97-300 Circular No. 11, s. 1997 Imported Food Products Under Bureau Circular 2-Sep-97
No. 4, s. 1997
Calendars/Posters and Other Form of
30-Oct-97 97-300 Circular No. 10, s. 1997 Advertisement Using Picture of Women that are 21-Aug-97
Perceived as Vulgar and Obscene
Specific Guidelines for Preparation of Order of
Payment and Collection of Fees for Certificate of
30-Oct-97 97-300 Circular No. 09, s. 1997 10-Jul-97
Authentication for Copies of BFAD Official
Document(s)
Implementation Details of BFAD Circular No. 1,
30-Oct-97 97-300 Circular No. 08, s. 1997 30-Apr-97
s. 1997
Batch Recall of Dexamethasone Sodium
30-Oct-97 97-300 Circular No. 07, s. 1997 Phosphate Injection (Dextrapin Injection) 14-Apr-97
8mg/2ml vial, Batch No. 1296, 2/99
Extension of the Period to Declare Unregistered
30-Oct-97 97-300 Circular No. 06, s. 1997 Imported Food Products Under Bureau Circular 31-Mar-97
No. 4, s. 1997
Amendment of Office Circular No. 1, s. 1994
30-Oct-97 97-300 Circular No. 5-A, s. 1997 Subject: Employee Suggestion and Incentive 20-Mar-97
Awards System
Revised Checklist of Requirements and the 1997
30-Oct-97 97-300 Circular No. 5, s. 1997 Guidelines for the Registration of Pharmaceutical 19-Mar-97
Products
Declaration of Unregistered Imported Food
Products in the Market and Allowing These
11-Mar-97 97-081 Circular No. 04, s. 1997 14-Feb-97
Declared Products on Certain Conditions Upon
Payment of Administrative Fine

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FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Guidelines for the Processing of Requests for
Authentication for Copies of BFAD Official
11-Mar-97 97-081 Circular No. 03, s. 1997 3-Feb-97
Documents by Parties Other Than the
Department of Health or any of Its Agencies
11-Mar-97 97-081 Circular No. 02, s. 1997 Accreditation of Drug Liaison Officers to BFAD 4-Feb-97
Enforcement of the Requirement for
Bioavailability Studies for Registration of
11-Mar-97 97-081 Circular No. 01, s. 1997 21-Jan-97
Products Included in the List B' (Prime) Under
DOH-Administrative Order 67 Series of 1989
Exclusion of Quinolone Derivatives and
11-Mar-97 97-081 Circular No. 6, s. 1996 Veterinary Antibiotic Products from the BFAD 1-Oct-96
Batch Certification Requirement
Iterating Article IV, Section 25 of Republic Act
11-Mar-97 97-081 Circular No. 5, s. 1996 7-Aug-96
5921
Iterating Article IV, Section 25 of Republic Act
3-Sep-96 96-221 Circular No. 5, s. 1996 7-Aug-96
5921, as Amended
Pertinent Provisions of Republic Act (R.A.) 7581
3-Sep-96 96-221 Circular No. 4, s. 1996 30-Jul-96
Otherwise Known as the Price Act
Requiring the Inclusion of Warning Statement
Bureau Order No.67-B, s.
25-Jul-96 96-183 for Products Containing Sodium Metabisulfite 5-Jun-96
1996
and Other Derivatives of this Sodium Salt
Authority of the Bureau of Food and Drugs and
DOH-Integrated Regional Field Offices to Levy,
Assess, Collect and Retain Fees to Cover the
Adm. Order No. 20-A, s.
25-Jul-96 96-183 Certification of Supervision Issued in the Sales 24-May-96
1996
Promotion Activities Involving Raffles, Seedings,
and Contests, Pursuant to the Provisions of
Consumer Act of the Philippines (RA 7394)

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FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Provisional Permit to Market Food Products
Bureau Order No. 59-B, s.
14-Jun-96 96-141 Pending Approval of the Application for Product 21-May-96
1996
Registration
14-Jun-96 96-141 Circular No. 3, s. 1996 Selling of Drugs or Medicines to the Public 22-Apr-96
Ban Against Importation of UK Beef and Beef
14-Jun-96 96-141 Circular No. 2, s. 1996 11-Apr-96
Products Effective Immediately
Revised Fees for Seminar on Licensing of Drug
11-Apr-96 96-083 Circular No. 1, s. 1996 1-Mar-96
Establishments
Period Within Which An Initial Conditional
11-Apr-96 96-083 Circular No. 4, s. 1995 17-Oct-95
Registration Shall be Processed and Issued
Revised and/or Updated Lists of Ingredients or
Substances in Cosmetics Recommended After A
11-Apr-96 96-083 Circular No. 3-A, s. 1995 9-Oct-95
Series of Review and Studies by the BFAD-
Industry Joint Study Group
11-Apr-96 96-083 Circular No. 3, s. 1995 BFAD Posters for Consumers of Drug Products 12-Sep-95
Amending Sections Three (III) Four (IV), Five
Bureau Order No. 101-H, s.
11-Apr-96 96-083 (V) and Six (VI) of Memorandum Circular No. 19- 9-Oct-95
1995
A, s. 1992
Bureau Memo. No. 21, s. Lists of Permissible Claims for Cosmetic
11-Apr-96 96-083 25-Sep-95
1995 Preparations, etc.
Cancellation of 1988-1989-1990 Inactive
20-Jun-95 95-139 Circular No. 2, s. 1995 15-May-95
Applications for Product Registrations
Phase-Out of Potassium Bromate as Flour
20-Jun-95 95-139 Circular No. 1, s. 1995 16-Feb-95
Treatment Agent in Bread-Making
20-Jun-95 95-139 Circular No. 2, s. 1994 Amendment of MC No. 4, s. 1994 18-Nov-94
Memorandum Circular No. 18, Series 1994
20-Jun-95 95-139 Circular No. 1, s. 1994 24-Oct-94
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Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Supplementary Instructions to DOH
Adminstrative Order No. 32 s. 1994 to Cover
Administrative Issuances to be Issued by Other
20-Jun-95 95-139 Adm. Order No. 33, s. 1994 8-Jul-94
Major Offices and Organizational Units of the
Department of Health to Take Effect July 15,
1994
Instructions Governing the Preparation,
Classification, Review, Approval, Dissemination,
20-Jun-95 95-139 Adm. Order No. 32, s. 1994 Use and Monitoring of Administrative Issuances 4-Jul-94
and Amending DOH Administrative Order No.
111, s. 1963, to Take Effect July 15, 1994
Amending Memo Circular No. 4, s. 1994
25-May-95 95-120 Circular No. 23, s. 1994 Compliance with the IRR of the Senior Citizens 16-Sep-94
Act
Inventory, Proper Disposal and/or Destruction of
25-May-95 95-120 Circular No. 22, s. 1994 8-Sep-94
Used Vials or Bottles
Creation of BFAD/Industry Joint Committee on
25-May-95 95-120 Circular No. 21, s. 1994 6-Sep-94
Management Systems and Procedures
Minimum Required Samples for Laboratory
25-May-95 95-120 Circular No. 20, s. 1994 7-Sep-94
Analysis
Reclassification of Hydroquinone 1-2% from
26-Aug-94 94-260 Memo Cir. No. 19, s. 1994 15-Aug-94
Cosmetics to Drugs
Additional Labelling Requirement for Pre-
26-Aug-94 94-260 Memo Cir. No. 18, s. 1994 11-Aug-94
Packaged Food Products
System and Procedure for Application of
26-Aug-94 94-260 Memo Cir. No. 17, s. 1994 Certificate of Product Listing as Per 21-Jul-94
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Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Limiting the Number of Proposed Brandname for
Memo Cir. No. 16-A, s.
26-Aug-94 94-260 Brandname Clearance for a Single Drug Product 15-Jul-94
1994
or Pharmaceutical Specialty
Clarification on Administrative Order No. 29-A s.
26-Aug-94 94-260 Memo Cir. No. 16, s. 1994 15-Jul-94
1994
Change of Capsule Color of A Registered Drug
26-Aug-94 94-260 Memo Cir. No. 15, s. 1994 1-Jul-94
Product or Pharmaceutical Preparations
Sales Promotion of Foods, Drugs, Cosmetics and
26-Aug-94 94-260 Memo Cir. No. 14, s. 1994 14-Jun-94
Household Hazardous Substances Products
Revised Seminar Fees for the Participants to the
26-Aug-94 94-260 Memo Cir. No. 13, s. 1994 17-Jun-94
Series of Seminar on Licensing of Establishments
26-Aug-94 94-260 Memo Cir. No. 12, s. 1994 Addendum to BFAD Memo Circular No. 4 s. 1994 7-Jun-94
Joint BFAD-RITM Operational Procedure for
26-Aug-94 94-260 Memo Cir. No. 11, s. 1994 23-May-94
Registration of HIV Test Systems
Revocation of Office Memo No. 5, s. 1990, Use
26-Aug-94 94-260 Memo Cir. No. 10, s. 1994 of Universal Product Code (UPC) on Locally 10-May-94
Manufactured Products
Restriction of Sale and Distribution of
26-Aug-94 94-260 Memo Cir. No. 9, s. 1994 6-May-94
Misoprostol (Cytotec)
Adm. Ord. No. 29-A, s. Regulation Part D-5 Cosmetic: Listing of
26-Aug-94 94-260 18-May-94
1994 Cosmetics Specialists
Allowing the Use of Butylated Hydroxytoluene
12-May-94 94-155 Memo Cir. No. 8, s. 1994 28-Apr-94
(BHT) on Both Rinse-Off and Leave-On Products
Implementing Guidelines for Certain Cosmetic
12-May-94 94-155 Memo Cir. No. 7, s. 1994 12-Apr-94
Registration Requirements
Limiting the Sale of OTC Cough Preparations to
12-May-94 94-155 Memo Cir. No. 6, s. 1994 19-Apr-94
One (1) Bottle of 120 ml. per Customer
12-May-94 94-155 Memo Cir. No. 5, s. 1994 Reports on Adverse Drug Reaction 20-Apr-94

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FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Amendment of MC No. 1, s. 1994: Compliance
12-May-94 94-155 Memo Cir. No. 4, s. 1994 11-Apr-94
with the IRR of the Senior Citizens Act.
12-May-94 94-155 Memo Cir. No. 3, s. 1994 Drug Store Personnel Development Program 4-Apr-94
Amendment of Memorandum Circular No. 5 and
9 s. 1993 and Updating the List of Drug Outlets
12-May-94 94-155 Memo Cir. No. 2, s. 1994 11-Mar-94
Authorized to Dispense Nalbuphine
Hydrochloride 10mg/5ml. (Nubain Injection)
Compliance with the IRR of the Senior Citizens
12-May-94 94-155 Memo Cir. No. 1, s. 1994 14-Feb-94
Act.
Confirmation of the Expansion of the Joint Study
12-May-94 94-155 Memo Cir. No. 12, s. 1993 Group of the Cosmetic Industry and BFAD (JSG- 22-Oct-93
CIB)
Supplementary Labelling Guidelines for Cosmetic
7-Oct-93 93-229 Memo Cir. No. 11, s. 1993 20-Sep-93
Products
Amendment of Certain Cosmetic Registration
7-Oct-93 93-229 Memo Cir. No. 10, s. 1993 7-Sep-93
Guidelines and Requirements
Amendment of MC No 20 s. 1992, MC No. 5 s.
1993 and Updating the List of Drug Outlets
7-Oct-93 93-229 Memo Cir. No. 9, s. 1993 16-Aug-93
Authorized to Dispense Nalbuphine
Hydrochloride 10mg/5ml. (Nubain Injection)
Validity Period of Provisional Registration of
7-Oct-93 93-229 Memo Cir. No. 8, s. 1993 12-Aug-93
Fixed-Dosed Combinations (FDCs)
Applications for Initial Registration Filed on July
16, 1993 re: Products Undergoing Renewal
7-Oct-93 93-229 Memo Cir. No. 7, s. 1993 Registration are Allowed in the Market Until the 28-Jul-93
Application for Renewal Registration is Finally
Acted by BFAD.
Monitoring of Food Products Requiring an Open
7-Oct-93 93-229 Memo Cir. No. 6, s. 1993 9-Jun-93
Date Marking

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Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Amendment of MC No. 20 s. 1992 and Updating
the List of Drug Outlets Authorized to Dispense
7-Oct-93 93-229 Memo Cir. No. 5, s. 1993 4-May-93
Nalbuphine Hydrochloride 10mg/ml (Nubain
Injection)
Phasing Out of the Process of Extending the
11-May-93 93-110 Memo Cir. No. 4, s. 1993 Effectivity of CPR or Memorandum of Extension 15-Apr-93
(MOE)
Maximum Allowable Concentration of BORIC
11-May-93 93-110 Memo Cir. No. 3, s. 1993 12-Apr-93
ACID in Cosmetics
24-Feb-93 93-055 Memo Cir. No. 2, s. 1993 Cough Syrup Containing Dextromethorphan 9-Feb-93
24-Feb-93 93-055 Memo Cir. No. 1, s. 1993 Unregistered Methergin Ampoule 2-Feb-93
Office Order No. 8-A, s. Prescribing Procedures for the Speedy
24-Feb-93 93-055 10-Feb-93
1993 Disposition of Administrative Cases in BFAD
Sale of ASEAN Reference Substance Produced by
24-Feb-93 93-055 Memo Cir. No. 28, s. 1992 the Bureau of Food and Drugs (ASEAN Reference 12-Nov-92
Substance Project).
24-Feb-93 93-055 Memo Cir. No. 27, s. 1992 Confiscation of Lily's Peanut Butter 3-Nov-92
Extension of the Deadline for the Listing of
6-Nov-92 IPD-605 Memo Cir. No. 26, s. 1992 30-Oct-92
Unregistered Cosmetic Products
Additional Labelling Requirement for Food
6-Nov-92 IPD-605 Memo Cir. No. 25, s. 1992 15-Oct-92
Supplements
Sale of Official Publication of BFAD Operational
6-Nov-92 IPD-605 Memo Cir. No. 24, s. 1992 19-Oct-92
Manual on Drug Evaluation and Control
6-Nov-92 IPD-605 Memo Cir. No. 23, s. 1992 Confiscation of RX Supercandy 14-Oct-92
6-Nov-92 IPD-605 Memo Cir. No. 22, s. 1992 Aqua Babe Infant Formula Water 8-Oct-92
6-Nov-92 IPD-605 Memo Cir. No. 21, s. 1992 Peanut Butter with High Aflatoxin Content 14-Sep-92
Authorized Outlets of Nalbuphine Hydrochloride
6-Nov-92 IPD-605 Memo Cir. No. 20, s. 1992 11-Sep-92
10mg/ml (Nubain Injection)

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FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Memo Cir. No. 19-A, s.
6-Nov-92 IPD-605 Specific Standards and Requirements 30-Jul-92
1992
Clarificatory Guidelines on Administrative Order
6-Nov-92 IPD-605 Memo Cir. No. 19, s. 1992 30-Jul-92
150 s. 1971
Confirmation of the Policy Not to Require Patent
6-Nov-92 IPD-605 Memo Cir. No. 18, s. 1992 Clearance for the Registration of the Drug 28-Jul-92
Products
6-Nov-92 IPD-605 Memo Cir. No. 17, s. 1992 Registration of Household Remedies 27-Jul-92
Declaration of Amnesty for Unregistered
28-Jul-92 IPD-549 Memo Cir. No. 16, s. 1992 17-Jul-92
Cosmetics in the Market
Measures of Establishment's Compliance with
28-Jul-92 IPD-549 Memo Cir. No. 15, s. 1992 7-Jul-92
Good Manufacturing Practices
Substandard Golden Sun Vinegar Processed by
28-Jul-92 IPD-549 Memo Cir. No. 14, s. 1992 19-Jun-92
Golden Sun Food Products
Dimehydrinate B.P. Ampoule mfd. By:
28-Jul-92 IPD-549 Memo Cir. No. 13, s. 1992 18-Jun-92
Maripharm Pharmaceuticals
Unregistered Musamycetin/Chloramphenicol 125
28-Jul-92 IPD-549 Memo Cir. No. 12, s. 1992 17-Jun-92
mg/5ml
Samples Requirement for the Purpose of
10-Jun-92 IPD-516 Memo Cir. No. 11, s. 1992 30-May-92
Registration of Drugs and Devices
Registration of Branded Version of Registered
Memo Cir. No. 10-A, s.
10-Jun-92 IPD-516 Unbranded Generic Drug Product, and Generic 27-May-92
1992
Version of Registered Branded Drug Products
Clarifying FDA (BFAD) Memorandum Circular No.
10-Jun-92 IPD-516 Memo Cir. No. 10, s. 1992 001 s. 1983, Sec. 4.2.2 of Chapter 1 and Section 27-May-92
4.2.1, Chapter 11 of A.O. 56 s. 1989
Information on Counterfeit Pharmaceutical
10-Jun-92 IPD-516 Memo Cir. No. 9-A, s. 1992 18-May-92
Products

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FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Chemesco Dicycloverine Hydrochloride
10-Jun-92 IPD-516 Memo Cir. No. 9, s. 1992 10mg/5ml Syrup Mfd. By: Drugmaker's Labs., 18-May-92
Inc. For: Chemesco, Ic.
Multivitamins and Minerals (Leginsol Vita) Drops
10-Jun-92 IPD-516 Memo Cir. No. 8, s. 1992 Manufactured by; Phil-Genetics Laboratories 28-Apr-92
For: Dyna Drug Corp. DR-XY12413
Inclusion of Hepatitis C Testing Kits in List 1-B of
10-Jun-92 IPD-516 Memo Cir. No. 7, s. 1992 24-Apr-92
Diagnostic Reagents Required to be Registered
Amendment of Categories of Drug Products to
10-Jun-92 IPD-516 Memo Cir. No. 6, s. 1992 22-Apr-92
Qualify Under Special Lane
Medifortan Capsule - DR-XY2203 Mfd. By:
14-Apr-92 IPD-492 Memo Cir. No. 5-D, s. 1992 31-Mar-92
Biodrug Medical Labs., Inc. For: Medi Rx. Inc.
Paracetamol 500 mg Tablet Manufactured by:
14-Apr-92 IPD-492 Memo Cir. No. 5-C, s. 1992 31-Mar-92
Sydenham Labs., Inc.
Aminogesic Forte 500 mg. Tablet Mfg. By:
14-Apr-92 IPD-492 Memo Cir. No. 5-B, s. 1992 31-Mar-92
Sydenham Labs., Inc.
Quinine Sulfate Film Coated 325 mg. Tablet Mfd.
14-Apr-92 IPD-492 Memo Cir. No. 5-A, s. 1992 By: Labatec Pharma S.A. - DR-XY1201 Impt. 31-Mar-92
By: Medecor Phils., Inc.
Aspirin (Pedia) 100 mg. Tablet - DR - 901 Mfd.
14-Apr-92 IPD-492 Memo Cir. No. 5, s. 1992 By: United Labs., Inc. For: Myra 31-Mar-92
Pharmaceuticals
Hemo K Tablet - DR-X4030 Manufactured by:
14-Apr-92 IPD-492 Memo Cir. No. 4, s. 1992 19-Mar-92
Am-Europharma Corp.
Clarification of Section 3.4 of A.O. 96 s. 90 on
28-Feb-92 IPD-467 Memo Cir. No. 2, s. 1992 the Exemption from the Criteria Prescribed for 28-Jan-92
Fixed-Dose-Combination

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FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Creation of A Joint Study Group of the Cosmetic
Industry and BFAD to Compile, Publish, Review
28-Feb-92 IPD-467 Memo Cir. No. 1, s. 1992 21-Jan-92
and Study Rules and Regulations Governing
Cosmetic Preparations
Assignment of Brand Name and/or Generic
28-Feb-92 IPD-467 Regulation No. 2, s. 1986 Names for a Formulation of a Drug or 17-Nov-86
Pharmaceutical Specialty
New Labeling Requirements of Preparations
28-Feb-92 IPD-467 Regulation No. 1, s. 1986 1-Aug-86
Containing Salicylates
Guidelines on Advertisement and Promotions of
19-Nov-91 IPD-240 Regulation No. 5, s. 1987 8-Dec-87
Prescription Pharmaceutical Products
Procurement or Buying of Stocks Only from
16-Oct-91 IPD-240-A Memo Cir. No. 001, s. 1983 Legitimate or Authorized Manufacturers or 10-Mar-83
Distributors
Re-Issuance of BFAD Circulars, Rules and
16-Oct-91 IPD-240-A Memo Cir. No. 17, s. 1991 7-Oct-91
Regulations
Fake/Imitation Consumer Products in Plastic
21-Aug-91 IPD-359 Memo Cir. No. 13, s. 1991 24-Jul-91
Bottles or Containers
Clarification of New Registration When There is a
21-Aug-91 IPD-359 Memo Cir. No. 12, s. 1991 28-Jun-91
Change of Manufacturer
Modification of Memorandum Circular No. 6 s.
21-Aug-91 IPD-359 Memo Cir. No. 11, s. 1991 1991: Implementation Details of A.O. 99 s. 18-Jun-91
1990
21-Aug-91 IPD-359 Memo Cir. No. 10, s. 1991 Unregistered Epogen 13-Jun-91
Inclusion of Abdominal Pads in List 1 A Medical
21-Aug-91 IPD-359 Memo Cir. No. 9, s. 1991 Devices Required to be Registered and 11-Jun-91
Correction of No. 30 of the Same List
Special Cases of Drug Products Eligible for
21-Aug-91 IPD-359 Memo Cir. No. 8, s. 1991 15-May-91
Memorandum of Extension (MOE)

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FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Clarification of Prescribed Periods for Renewal of
21-Aug-91 IPD-359 Memo Cir. No. 7, s. 1991 Registration and Compliance to Letter of 27-Mar-91
Abeyance
21-Aug-91 IPD-359 Memo Cir. No. 6, s. 1991 Implementation Details of A.O. 99 s. 1990 26-Mar-91
The Designation and Registration of An Official
21-Aug-91 IPD-359 Memo Cir. No. 5, s. 1991 4-Feb-91
Liaison Officer
Amending List 1-A and List II of Memorandum
Circular No. 1 s. 1991 Dated 03 January 1991
21-Aug-91 IPD-359 Memo Cir. No. 4-A, s. 1991 23-Jan-91
Subject: Registration of Medical Devices and
Diagnostic Reagents
Requirements for Application for Drug
21-Aug-91 IPD-359 Memo Cir. No. 4, s. 1991 Registration Extension Pursuant to Memo 23-Jan-91
Circular No. 18, s. 1989
Procedure in the Processing of Certificate of
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), Certificate
21-Aug-91 IPD-359 Memo Cir. No. 3, s. 1991 10-Jan-91
of Free Sale and Certificate of GMP and the Free
Sale
Clarification of "Packing" and 'Repacking" in the
21-Aug-91 IPD-359 Memo Cir. No. 2, s. 1991 7-Jan-91
Definition of Drug Manufacturer
Registration of Medical Devices and Diagnostic
21-Aug-91 IPD-359 Memo Cir. No. 1, s. 1991 3-Jan-91
Reagents
Exemption of Certified Countryside and
Barangay Business Enterprises (CCBE) from
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 16, s. 1990 28-Dec-90
BFAD License to Operate (LTO) and Compliance
to Technical Requirement (CRT) Fees
Exemption from the Requirement Providing One
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 15, s. 1990 6-Dec-90
Pharmacist for Each Licensed Activity

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FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Submission of the First and Last Batch Number
of Products Complying with Generic Labelling
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 14, s. 1990 2-Nov-90
Requirements and Using the Old Labels
Respectively
Provisional Requirement for Licensing of
Establishments to Engage in the Manufacture,
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 13, s. 1990 31-Oct-90
Distribution and Sale of Diagnostic Reagents for
Laboratory Use
Signatures Required in Reports of Laboratory
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 12, s. 1990 26-Oct-90
Analysis
Information From World Health Organization
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 11, s. 1990 Headquarters Regarding A Batch of Mislabelled 15-Oct.90
Diethylene Glycol Used in Paracetamol Syrup
Bureau of Patents, Trademarks and Technology
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 10, s. 1990 Transfer (BPTTT) Clearance in the Processing of 5-Sep-90
BFAD Brand Name Clearance
Revised Implementing Guidelines for the
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 9, s. 1990 Effective Implementation of A.O. No. 151 s. 17-Aug-90
1971 Re: Certification of Antibiotics
Clarification on the Rules and Regulations
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 8, s. 1990 Governing Dispensing and Drug Outlets 6-Jun-90
Licensing Requirements
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 7, s. 1990 Classification of Cough Syrups 23-May-90
Confirmation of the Resolution During the
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 6, s. 1990 Conference with Food Importers at the BFAD on 16-May-90
April 2, 1990
Facilitating Action on Registration of Certain
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 5, s. 1990. 15-May-90
Pharmaceutical Products
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 4, s. 1990 Batch Certification of Antibiotics 7-May-90

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FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 3, s. 1990 Fake Products of Colgate-Palmolive Phils., Inc. 19-Apr-90
Compliance with Administrative Order No. 56 s.
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 2, s. 1990 20-Mar-90
1989
Public Information About the Generics Act of
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 25, s. 1989 5-Dec-89
1988
Memo Cir. No. 24-B, s.
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Confiscation of SHENYUNG (Growth) Balls 29-Nov-89
1989
Memo Cir. No. 24-A, s. Adulterated and Unregistered Imported Food
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 27-Nov-89
1989 Products
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 24, s. 1989 Guidelines to Implement A.O. 79, s. 1989 27-Oct-89
US-FDA Ban on Methylene Chloride in Hair
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 23, s. 1989 16-Oct-89
Sprays
USFDA Revised Policy on Country of Origin
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 22, s. 1989 12-Oct-89
Labelling for Imported Food
Solicitation of Advertisement by Quest
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 21, s. 1989 15-Sep-89
Publications
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 20, s. 1989 Registration of Imported Food Products 4-Sep-89
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 19, s. 1989 Requirement for Tablet Hardness 21-Aug-89
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 18, s. 1989 Drug Registration Extension 16-Aug-89
Monitoring of Drugstore Pharmacist's Office
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 17, s. 1989 15-Aug-89
Hours
Monitoring of Voluntary Compliance with the
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 16, s. 1989 7-Aug-89
Generics Act of 1988
Final Deadline for Generic Labelling and Generic
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 15, s. 1989 Advertising of Drug Products Containing Single 19-Jul-89
Active Ingredients
Batch Certification of Antibiotic and Antibiotic
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 14, s. 1989 18-Jul-89
Containing Products

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FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Methanol Content in Alcohol Beverages as
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 13, s. 1989 15-Jun-89
Defined by Memo Circular No. 88-003
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 12, s. 1989 Fake Efficascent Oil 6-Jun-89
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 11, s. 1989 Fake Drug Products 30-May-89
Administrative Order No. 70, s. 1989 Re-
Classifying Pseudoephedrine and Drug Products
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 10, s. 1989 29-May-89
Containing Pseudoephedrine as Prescription
Drugs
Specification of Quality Control
Memo Cir. No. 009-A, s.
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Equipment/Facilities for Repacking of 18-May-89
1989
Pharmaceutical Products
Clarification on the Period of Time
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 009, s. 1989 Pharmaceutical Products with Old Label shall be 18-May-89
Allowed to Remain in the Market
Implementation of Schedule of Cost of
Laboratory Analysis for Registration of Drug
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 008, s. 1989 9-May-89
Products in Relation to Section 6 of
Administrative Order No. 67 s. 1989
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 007. S. 1989 DEPO-PROVERA 20-Apr-89
Garamycin Injection 80mg. Lot No. PH5AMKZ-1
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 006, s. 1989 27-Mar-89
ED 01/89
BFAD Program on Inspection of Drug
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 005, s. 1989 3-Apr-89
Establishment
Quality Control Facilities and Equipment as A
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 004, s. 1989 Requirement in the Repacking of Finished 3-Mar-89
Pharmaceutical Products Including Raw Materials

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FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Memo Cir. No. 003-A, s. Drugs Validly Registered and Active in the
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 14-Feb-89
1989 Market
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 003, s. 1989 Bronchopen Vial and Bronchopen Ampoule 14-Feb-89
Memo Cir. No. 002-A, s.
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Submission of Prototype Labels, etc. 13-Feb-89
1989
Applications for License to Operate Filed Directly
at the Bureau of Food and Drugs or Offering to
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 002, s. 1989 25-Jan-89
Pay the Fees Therefor Directly with the Same
Office
Netromycin 150 mg/ampoule LN-PH7UWHAZ -
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 001, s. 1989 ED - 3/92 Manufactured by Interphil Lab. Inc. 16-Jan-89
for Schering Corporation (Phil.) Inc.
Sensitive Eye Effervescent Cleansing Tablet
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 019, s. 1988 19-Dec-88
Manufactured by Bausch and Lomb
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 018, s. 1988 Dairy Meadow Full Cream Powdered Milk 14-Dec-88
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 017, s. 1988 Medicycline 250 mg. 19-Oct-88
Birch Tree Milk Powder with Expiry Date of May
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 016, s. 1988 6-Sep-88
1989 and June 1989
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 015, s. 1988 Banned Alaska Products 30-Aug-88
Fake Pentrexyl 500mg. Capsule; PL 734;
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 014, s. 1988 11/90 Purportedly Manufactured by Bristol Lab. 23-Aug-88
Inc.
"Muscle Pain"/Methyl Salicyclate Manufactured
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 013, s. 1988 23-Aug-88
by Breagh Food Products
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 012, s. 1988 Fenix Capsules of Ethegal Laboratories 19-Aug-88
Amplipen 250mg. Lot No. 041021 Expiration
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 011, s. 1988 Date October 1989 Manufactured by Sigjohn 19-Aug-88
Pharmaceuticals, Quezon City
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 010, s. 1988 Submission of Samples for Analysis 19-Aug-88

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Confirmation of the Phase Out Action on Mercury
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 009, s. 1988 18-Jul-88
Containing Preparations for Antiseptic Use
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 008, s. 1988 Drug & Medical Device Registration 14-Jul-88
Memo Cir. No. 007-88, s.
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 "Mommy's Like" Baby Oil 5-Jul-88
1988
Memo Cir. No. 005-88, s. Registration of Diagnostic Reagents and Test
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 2-Jun-88
1988 Kits for AIDS
BFAD General Guidelines on Donation of
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 004-88 2-May-88
Pharmaceutical Products
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 88-003 Methanol Content in Alcoholic Beverages 19-May-88
Provisions of Section 4 of Board Regulation No. 2
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 88-002 s. 1988 Dated March 17, 1988 of the Dangerous 4-Apr-88
Drugs Board
Implementation of the Provisions of
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 88-001 9-Mar-88
Administrative Order No.134 s. 1970
Amended General Regulations for the Licensing
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Regulation No. 1, s. 1988 4-Jan-88
of Drug Establishments
Deferment of Implementation of BFAD
Regulation No. 2 s. 1987 Regarding Guidelines
on Evaluation and Registration of Fixed-Dose
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Regulation No. 4, s. 1987 9-Nov-87
Combination Drugs and BFAD Regulation No. 3
s. 1987 Regarding Dipyrone and Related
Compounds
Further Amendments to BFAD Memorandum
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 1-D, s. 1987 Circulars Relative to Guidelines for Monitoring of 2-Feb-87
Imported Foodstuffs
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Regulation No. 3, s. 1987 Dipyrone and Related Compounds 19-Oct-87

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Amending A.O. No. 7, s. 1986 Re: Guidelines on
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Regulation No. 2, s. 1987 the Evaluation and Registration of Fixed-Dose 7-Oct-87
Combination Drugs
Addendum to BFAD Regulation No. 1 Dated April
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Regulation No. 1-A, s. 1987 10-Apr-87
1, 1987
Withdrawing Approval of Drug Registration for
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Regulation No. 1, s. 1987 1-Apr-87
Oral Anti-Inflammatory Proteolytic Enzymes
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 2, s. 1986 Birch Tree Milk Powder 20-Oct-86
Amendments to BFAD Memorandum Circulars
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No.1-C, s. 1986 Relative to Guidelines for Monitoring of Imported 27-Nov-86
Foodstuffs
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No.1-B, s. 1986 Modified Guidelines for Monitoring of Foodstuffs 27-Oct-86
Amendments to BFAD Memorandum Circular
Dated 01 July 1986 Concerning the Guidelines
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 1-A, s. 1986 for Monitoring of Foodstuffs Imported from 19-Sep-86
Europe and China for Contamination with
Radioactive Substances
Assignment of Brand Name and/or Generic
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Regulation No. 2, s. 1986 Names for a Formulation of a Drug or 17-Nov-86
Pharmaceutical Specialty
New Labeling Requirements of Preparations
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Regulation No. 1, s. 1986 1-Aug-86
Containing Salicylates
Sale and Distribution of Glacial Acetic Acid as
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Ord. No. 1, s. 1985 27-Sep-85
Vinegar or for Vinegar Manufacture
Regulation No. 001-E, s. Guidelines for the Open-Date Marking of Dried
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 8-Nov-82
1982 Dairy Milk Powder
Regulation No. 001-D, s. Guidelines for the Open-Date Marking of Vitamin
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 8-Nov-82
1982 C - Enriched Liquid Fruit Drinks

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD AND DRUGS ADMINISTRATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Regulation No. 001-C, s. Guidelines for the Open-Date Marking of Infant
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 1-Oct-82
1982 Food
Regulation No. 001-B, s. Guidelines for the Open-Date Marking of Bakery
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 7-Sep-82
1982 Products
Guidelines for the Open-Date Marking of Liquid
Regulation No. 001-A, s.
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Milk Products, Pursuant to Administrative Order 30-Aug-82
1982
No. 16, s. 1979
Guidelines for Open-Date Marking of
8-Feb-91 IPD-240 Regulation No. 001, s. 1982 23-Aug-82
Prepackaged Foods
Compliance with the DOH - Administrative Order
2-Feb-91 IPD-240 Memo Cir. No. 1, s. 1990 12-Feb-90
No. 55, s. 1989 or the Generic Labelling

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
BUREAU OF HEALTH DEVICES AND TECHNOLOGY/ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICE
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Revised Implementing Rules and Regulation of
26-Jan-05 05-045 Chapter II - Water Supply of the Code of no date
Sanitation
Rules and Regulations Governing the Establishment,
05-Feb-02 02-056 ADM.ORD.NO. 59 Operation and Maintenance of Clinical Laboratories in 19-Nov-01
the Phil.
Supplemental IRR of Chapter II - Water Supply
30-Jul-99 99-265 25-Jun-99
of the Code on Sanitation of the Phil.
Implementing Rules and Regulations on Chapter
18-Mar-99 99-091 VII - Code of Sanitation on Industrial Hygiene no date
amending A.O. No. 111, s. 91
IRR on Chapter V - Code of Sanitation - Public
18-Mar-99 99-091 26-Nov-98
Laundry
IRR on Chapter X - Code of Sanitation - Camps
18-Mar-99 99-091 18-Aug-98
and Picnic Grounds
IRR on Chapter IV - Code of Sanitation - Markets
18-Mar-99 99-091 2-Dec-96
and Abbatoirs
Implementing Rules and Regulations of Chapter
25-Jan-99 99-041 XV - Code of Sanitation of Port, Airport, Vessel 26-Oct-98
and Aircraft Sanitation
Implementing Rules and Regulations of Chapter
26-Jun-98 98-184 VI School Sanitation and Health Services of the 28-Apr-98
Code of Sanitation of the Phil.
Implementing Rules and Regulations of Chapter
XIX Nuisances and Offensive Trades and
26-Jun-98 98-184 30-Apr-98
Occupations of the Code of Sanitation of the
Phil.

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
BUREAU OF HEALTH DEVICES AND TECHNOLOGY/ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICE
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Implementing Rules and Regulations of Chapter
17-Jun-98 98-174 XX - Pollution of the Environment of th Code of 16-Apr-98
Sanitation of the Phil.
IRR of Chapter XVIII - Refuse Disposal of the
20-May-98 98-150 15-Apr-98
Code on Sanitation of the Phil. (P.D. 856)
Implementing Rules and Regulations of Chapter
13-May-98 98-144 XVI "VERMIN CONTROL" of the Code of 22-Sep-97
Sanitation of the Phil.
Implementing Rules and Regulations of Chapter
XIV - Hotels, Motels, and Apartments, Lodging,
13-May-98 98-144 Boarding, or Tenement Houses and 11-Dec-97
Condominiums of the Code of Sanitation of the
Phil.
Implementing Rules and Regulations of Chapter
13-May-98 98-144 VII - Public Swimming or Bathing Places of the 10-Dec-97
Code of Sanitation
Implementing Rules and Regulations of Chapter
13-May-98 98-144 XI, Dancing Schools, Dance Halls, and Night 23-Dec-97
Clubs
Implementing Rules and Regulations of Chapter
13-May-98 98-144 XII - Tonsorial and Beauty Establishments of the 18-Nov-97
Code of Sanitation of the Phil
Implementing Rules and Regulations of Chapter
30-Sep-97 97-266 XVI "VERMIN CONTROL" of the Code of 22-Sep-97
Sanitation of the Phil.

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
BUREAU OF HEALTH DEVICES AND TECHNOLOGY/ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICE
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Implementing Rules and Regulations of Chapter
XIV - Hotels, Motels, and Apartments, Lodging,
30-Sep-97 97-266 Boarding, or Tenement Houses and 11-Dec-97
Condominiums of the Code of Sanitation of the
Phil.

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
BUREAU OF LICENSING AND REGULATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
IRR of RA no. 8344 An Act Penalizing the Refusal
of Hospitals and Medical Clinics to Administer
Appropriuate initial Medical Treatment and
support in emergency or serious cases,
15-Oct-98 98-293 ADM.ORD.NO. 5-b amending for the purpose BP 702, otherwise 18-Feb-98
known as an act prohibiting the Demand of
Deposits or Advance Payments for the
confinement or treatment of patients in
Hospitals and Medical Clinics in certain cases
Rules and Regulations on the Supervision of
22-Feb-95 95-045 ADM.ORD.NO. 34 no date
Health Maintenance Organizations
6-Sep-94 94-271 BUREAU CIR.NO. 1 Revised Standard Medical Examination Fees 18-Jun-90
Medical Examination Rating System for Overseas
6-Sep-94 94-271 BUREAU CIR.NO. 5 29-Nov-94
Contract Workers and Seafarers
6-Sep-94 94-271 BUREAU ADM.ORDER Renewal of Hospital Licenses 15-Jul-91
The Standard Referral Slip from an Agent/
Company as a Requirement for Medical
6-Sep-94 94-271 BUREAU CIR.NO. 4 Examination and Authentication of Medical 25-Feb-92
Certificates of Applicants for Overseas
Employment and Seafarers
Amendments to the Standard Referral Slip for
Medical Examination Prepared by the Joint DOH-
6-Sep-94 94-271 BUREAU CIR.NO. 9 20-Mar-92
POEA-MARINA Consultative Committee Referred
to in Bureau Cir. No. 4
Revised Rules and Regulations Governing the
6-Sep-94 94-271 ADM.ORD.NO. 117-B Registration, Licensure, and Operation of Dental 17-Feb-92
Prosthetic Laboratories in the Phil.

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
BUREAU OF LICENSING AND REGULATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
On Provisional Licenses Issued by the Bureau of
6-Sep-94 94-271 BUREAU ORD.NO. 63-A Licensing and Regulation to Hospitals Pursuant 30-Mar-93
to Adm. Ord. No. 68-A
Other Laboratory Examinations and Fees in
Addition to Existing Medical Examination, New
6-Sep-94 94-271 BUREAU CIR.NO. 01 3-Aug-94
Medical Examination Report Forms and Other
Requirements
Amendment of Adm. Ord.No. 68-A Revised Rules
6-Sep-94 94-271 ADM.ORD.NO. 28 and Regulations Governing the Registration, 10-May-94
Licensure, and Operation Hospitals in the Phil.
Reiterating the Advice of WHO that Cholera
15-Jul-94 94-223 OFFICE CIR. NO. 14 Vaccination Should No Longer Be Required of 13-Dec-93
any Traveller
Rules and regulations governing the
5-May-94 94-147 ADM.ORD.NO. 24 15-Feb-94
accreditation of ambulatory surgical clinics
Amendment to Section 8.4 and Sub .1 of Adm.
Ord. No. 85-A s. 1990 entitled Revised Rules
and Regulations governing accreditation of
4-Apr-94 94-111 ADM.ORD.NO. 7 18-Jan-93
medical clinics and hospital and the conduct of
medical examination for Overseas workers and
seafarers
Authority of MARINA from the DOH to
4-Apr-94 94-111 ADM.ORD.NO. 9 18-Feb-93
authenticate medical certificates of seafarers
Requirement for Hepatitis A and B tests for all
4-Apr-94 94-111 BUREAU CIR.NO. 12 3-May-93
Qatar-Bound Contract Workers
On Provincial Licenses issued by the Bureau of
4-Apr-94 94-111 BUREAU CIR.NO. 63-A Licensing and Regulation to Hospitals pursuant 30-Mar-93
to Adm. Ord. No. 68-A

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
BUREAU OF LICENSING AND REGULATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Lifting of the ban in MM on regular accreditation
of medical clinics and hospitals to conduct
4-Apr-94 94-111 DEPT.ORD.NO.190-C 1-Jun-93
medical examination of overseas workers and
seafarers

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
BUREAU OF RESEARCH AND LABORATORIES
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Revised Fees for Laboratory diagnostic
Adm. Order No. 14-A, s. procedures performed in the Bureau of Research
29-Oct-97 97-296 23-Jul-97
1997 & Laboratories (BRL) (Amendment to A.O. 97,
s. 1990)

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
LOCAL WATER UTILITIES ADMINISTRATION
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title Date Adopted
Remarks: Still in the process of reviewing the
17-Jan-89 95-216 ------------
existing Code of Personnel Discipline
25-Aug-95 94-001 --------- Rules and Regulations Governing RWSAs 27-Jul-88
3-Jan-94 94-001 Inter-Office Memo The contempt power of the civil service commission 4-Dec-90
Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public
3-Jan-94 94-001 Inter-Office Memo 4-Jul-89
Officials and Employees
Guidelines on the Implementation of flexi-time
3-Jan-94 94-001 Office Order No. 181-89 19-Jun-89
schedule
Amendment to Office Rules and Regulations Under
3-Jan-94 94-001 Office Order No. 376-90 the LWUA Code of Discipline (Attendance and 23-Nov-90
Punctuality)
Amendments to Office rules and regulations under
3-Jan-94 94-001 Office Order No. 056-91 15-Mar-91
the LWUA Code of Discipline
Dress Code prescribed for all government officials
3-Jan-94 94-001 Office Order No. 110-91 30-May-91
and employees
3-Jan-94 94-001 Office Order No. 113-91 Amendments to Office Order No. 056-91 5-Jun-91
3-Jan-94 94-001 Office Order No. 147-91 Amendment to Office Order No. 099-91 3-Jul-91
3-Jan-94 94-001 Office Order No. 176-91 Amendment to Office Order No. 110-91 1-Aug-91
3-Jan-94 94-001 Office Order No. 012-92 Amendment to Office Order No. 376-90 9-Jan-92
3-Jan-94 94-001 Office Order No. 045-92 Rules Regulating Stay at LWUA beyond office hours 5-Feb-92
3-Jan-94 IPD44 Office Order No. 103-92 Amendments to Office Order No. 056-91 19-May-92
Resolution No. 44, s.
20-Mar-89 IPD21 LWUA CODE OF DISCIPLINE -------
1989

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Amendments and Additional Guidelines on the
Processing of Applications for Accreditation of
PhilHealth Circular No. 22, Ambulatory Surgical Clinics (ASCs), Free
3-Nov-10 10-405 23-Jul-10
s. 2010 Standing Dialysis Clinics (FSDCs), Out Patient
Benefit, Maternity Care and Anti-TB/DOTS
Providers
PhilHealth Circular No. 23, Enhancement of Philhealth Circular No. 41,
3-Nov-10 10-405 24-Aug-10
s. 2010 series of 2009 on the Remittance-By-Air Facility
Implementation of the New Premium
PhilHealth Circular No. 24, Contribution of Self-Employed
3-Nov-10 10-405 no date
s. 2010 Professional/Individuals under the Individually
Paying Program
PhilHealth Circular No. 25, Nine (9) Months Contribution as a Requirement
3-Nov-10 10-405 8-Sep-10
s. 2010 for Benefit Availment
PhilHealth Circular No. 26, New Philhealth Idenitification Card for Sponsored
3-Nov-10 10-405 17-Sep-10
s. 2010 Members
Deadline of Payment of PhilHealth Premium
PhilHealth Circular No. 27,
3-Nov-10 10-405 Contribution under the National Health 20-Sep-10
s. 2010
Insurance Program (NHIP)
PhilHealth Circular No. 28, Automatic Enrollment of Retiring Employees Into
3-Nov-10 10-405 31-Aug-10
s. 2010 the Lifetime Member Program
PhilHealth Circular No. 29, Amendment to Philhealth Circular No. 13, s.
3-Nov-10 10-405 22-Sep-10
s. 2010 2008 re: Membership Registration Forms
PhilHealth Circular No. 30, Online Submission of Employer's Remittance
3-Nov-10 10-405 27-Sep-10
s. 2010 Report (RF1)
PhilHealth Circular No. 31, Additional Conditions for Entitlement to
3-Nov-10 10-405 18-Oct-10
s. 2010 Philhealth Benefits and uits Guidelines

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Amendment to Philhealth Circular No's. 30 s.
2009 and 15 s. 2001 on the Requirements for a
PhilHealth Circular No. 20,
14-Sep-10 10-347 Partner Physician-(Guidelines for Accreditation of 5-Aug-10
s. 2010
Providers for the Maternity and New Born Care
Package)
PhilHealth Circular No. 21, Remittance Form as Proof of Overseas Premium
14-Sep-10 10-347 17-Aug-10
s. 2010 Payments
PhilHealth Circular No. 16, Bayad Center Payment Form as Proof of
12-Aug-10 10-313 19-Jul-10
s. 2010 Premium Payments
Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation
(MOUC) entered into between the Philippine
PhilHealth Circular No. 17, Health Insurance Corporation (PHILHEALTH) and
12-Aug-10 10-313 26-Jul-10
s. 2010 the Department of Labor and Employment
(DOLE) requiring all employers to comply with
the Labor Standard Law
Expansion of Philhealth Coverage of P100 drugs
PhilHealth Circular No. 18,
12-Aug-10 10-313 and Medicines to all Philhealth Members and 26-Jul-10
s. 2010
Dependents
PhilHealth Circular No. 19,
12-Aug-10 10-313 Outpatient HIV/AIDS Treatment Package 7-Jul-10
s. 2010
PhilHealth Circular No. 14,
29-Jul-10 10-295 Order of Discharge 1-Jul-10
s. 2010
Supplemental Guidelines on the Process of
PhilHealth Circular No. 15,
29-Jul-10 10-295 Accreditation using the Benchbook Standards of 20-May-10
s. 2010
Accreditation for Hospital
PhilHealth Circular No. 12,
1-Jun-10 10-220 Enhanced PhilHealth Claim Forms 29-May-10
s. 2010

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Addendum to PhilHealth Circular No. 02, s2010
PhilHealth Circular No. 13,
1-Jun-10 10-220 re: Submission of Employer Remittance Report 11-May-10
s. 2010
(RF-1)
PhilHealth Circular No. 11,
25-May-10 10-202 New Design of Philhealth Number Card 12-Mar-10
s. 2010
PhilHealth Circular No. 07, Amendments to Payment of Professional Fee in
14-Apr-10 10-152 19-Feb-10
s. 2010 Health Human Resource Shortage Areas
PhilHealth Circular No. 08,
14-Apr-10 10-152 New RVS Code for Primary Cesarean Section 22-Feb-10
s. 2010
PhilHealth Circular No. 09, Coverge Rules for Psychiatric Conditions
14-Apr-10 10-152 22-Feb-10
s. 2010 Requiring Admission
PhilHealth Circular No. 10, Guidelines on the Public Access and Viewing of
14-Apr-10 10-152 22-Feb-10
s. 2010 Information from the PhilHealth Databases
Clarifications on PhilHealth Circular No. 47, S.
2009 (Implementing Guidelines on the
PhilHealth Circular No. 03,
11-Mar-10 10-106 Imposition of Preventive Suspension Upon 28-Jan-10
s. 2010
Accredited Health Care Provides with pending
Administrative Cases Before PhilHealth)
Acceptance of Official Receipts as Proof of
PhilHealth Circular No. 04, Premiums Payment from Tie-up Collecting
11-Mar-10 10-106 15-Feb-10
s. 2010 Agents of Philhealth Accredited Collecting Banks
(ACBs)
PhilHealth Circular No. 05, PhilHealth Adopts the Philippine Medical
11-Mar-10 10-106 19-Feb-10
s. 2010 Association Code for Professional Specialization
PhilHealth Circular No. 06, Philhealth Premium Payment Slip (PPPS) and
11-Mar-10 10-106 19-Feb-10
s. 2010 PhilHealth Agents Receipt (PAR)
PhilHealth Circular No. 07, Amendment to Payment of Professional Fee in
11-Mar-10 10-106 19-Feb-10
s. 2010 Health Human Resource Shortage Areas

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
PhilhHealth Circular No. 01,
16-Feb-10 10-069 Reimbursement of Newborn Screening Test 22-Jan-10
s. 2010
PhilHealth Circular No. 02, Submission of Employer Remittance Report (RF-
16-Feb-10 10-069 22-Jan-10
s. 2010 1)
PhilHealth Circular No. 16,
19-Jan-10 10-032 Philhealth Cataract Package 14-Apr-09
s. 2009
Guidelines for Accreditation of Hospitals using
PhilHealth Circular No. 50, the Benchbook Standards, New Application
19-Jan-10 10-032 10-Nov-09
s. 2009 Form, Checklist and Warranties of Accreditation
of IHCPS and Hospital Self-Assessment Tool
PhilHealth Circular No. 51,
19-Jan-10 10-032 Outpatient Blood Transfusion Benefits 21-Dec-09
s. 2009
Implementing Guidelines on the Imposition of
PhilHealth Circular No. 47, Preventive Suspension upon Accreditation Health
17-Dec-09 09-480 20-Nov-09
s. 2009 Care Providers with Pending Administrative
Cases Before PhilHealth
Modification of RVS Coding for Normal
PhilHealth Circular No. 48,
17-Dec-09 09-480 Spontaneous Deliveries with Bilateral Tubal 2-Dec-09
s. 2009
Ligation
PhilHealth Circular No. 49, Official Receipt issued by DBP as part of
17-Dec-09 09-480 4-Dec-09
s. 2009 Philhealth's acceptable Official Receipt
PhilHealth Circular No. 45, Guidelines for Reimbursement of Service in
27-Nov-09 09-453 18-Nov-09
s. 2009 Hospitals Affected by Typhoon "Ondoy"
PhilHealth Circular No. 46, Guidelines for Reimbursement of Services in
27-Nov-09 09-453 18-Nov-09
s. 2009 Hospital Affected by Typhoon "Pepeng"
PhilHealth Circular No. 44, Simplified Reimbursement Scheme for Provider
19-Nov-09 09-432 9-Nov-09
s. 2009 Claims
PhilHealth Circular No. 38, Deadline for Compliance to Philhealth Circular 13
4-Nov-09 09-409 28-Sep-09
s. 2009 s-2009 (Philhealth Signage)

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
PhilHealth Circular No. 39, Expanded Normal Spontaneous Delivery (NSD)
4-Nov-09 09-409 14-Oct-09
s. 2009 package amd Maternity Care Package (MCP)
PhilHealth Circular No. 40,
4-Nov-09 09-409 Health Human Resource Shortage Areas 14-Oct-09
s. 2009
PhilHealth Circular No. 41,
4-Nov-09 09-409 Remittance-By-Air Payment Facility 18-Oct-09
s. 2009
Revised Provisions for the Recovery and
PhilHealth Circular No. 42, Disposition of Unclaimed Refunds from
4-Nov-09 09-409 19-Oct-09
s. 2009 Accredited Institutional Health Care Providers
(IHCPs)
PhilHealth Circular No. 43,
4-Nov-09 09-409 Enhanced PhilHealth Claim Forms 1, 2 and 3 20-Oct-09
s. 2009
Implementing Guidelines Governing the Use by
PhilHealth Circular No. 34,
16-Oct-09 09-386 Health Care Providers of the Name and /or Logo 23-Sep-09
s. 2009
of Philhealth and its Penalties
PhilHealth Circular No. 35,
16-Oct-09 09-386 Philipppine ICD-10 Modifications 1st Edition 28-Sep-09
s. 2009
PhilHealth Circular No. 36, Interim Reimbursement Scheme for Hospitals
16-Oct-09 09-386 6-Oct-09
s. 2009 Affected by Typhoon "Ondoy"
PhilHealth Circular No. 37, Guidelines on the Implementation of Writs of
16-Oct-09 09-386 11-Sep-09
s. 2009 Execution issued by the Arbitration Department
Amendment to Circular No. 35, s. 2006 re:
PhilHealth Circular No. 32,
23-Sep-09 09-353 revised Survey Tools and Additional 26-Aug-09
s. 2009
Accreditation Requirements
Amendment to PhilHealth Circular No. 25, s.
PhilHealth Circular No. 33,
23-Sep-09 09-353 2009 - Philhealth coverage for Confirmed Cases 1-Sep-09
s. 2009
of Novel Influenza A (H1N1) in Humans

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Additional Procedures Requiring Nine Months of
PhilHealth Circular No. 28,
11-Aug-09 09-296 Premiums Payment Prior to Availment to 28-Jul-09
s. 2009
Individually Paying Members
Amendment to Philhealth Circular Nos. 34 s-
PhilHealth Circular No. 29, 2006, 20 s-2007 and 07 s-2009 -
11-Aug-09 09-296 28-Jul-09
s. 2009 Reimbursement Limit for Newborn Screening
Tests
Amendment to PhilHealth Circular No. 15 s.
PhilHealth Circular No. 30,
11-Aug-09 09-296 2001 (Guidelines for Accreditation of Providers 22-Jun-09
s. 2009
for the Maternity and Newborn Care Package)
PhilHealth Circular No. 31, Clarification on the Reimbursement of
11-Aug-09 09-296 29-Jul-09
s. 2009 Professional Fees for Anesthesia Service
Philhealth Circular No. 26, Use of PNDF Volume 1, 7th Edition as New
21-Jul-09 09-262 6-Jul-09
s. 2009 Reference for PhilHealth Drug Reimbursement
Philhealth Circular No. 27, Additional Rules on Reimbursement of
21-Jul-09 09-262 7-Jul-09
s. 2009 Professional Fees Designate for Pooling
Guidelines on Downgrading Closure/Cease and
Philhealth Circular No. 22,
10-Jun-09 09-203 Desist Operation of Institutional Health Care 18-May-09
s. 2009
Poviders
Philhealth Circular No. 23,
10-Jun-09 09-203 Single Employer Registration Process (SERP) 4-Jun-09
s. 2009
Philhealth Circular No. 24, Re-naming the Non-paying Program as Lifetime
10-Jun-09 09-203 1-Jun-09
s. 2009 Member Program
Philhealth Circular No. 25, Philhealth coverage for confirmed cases of Novel
10-Jun-09 09-203 4-Jun-09
s. 2009 Influenza A (H1N1) in Humans

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Amendment to the Transitor provision of
Philhealth Circular No. 40, s-2000
Philhealth Circular No. 19,
26-May-09 09-182 re"Implementing Guidelines for Outpatient 11-Apr-09
s. 2009
Consultation and Diagnostic Package under the
Medicare para sa Masa (Sponsored) Program
Philhealth Circular No. 20, Coverage for P100 Drugs and Medicines for
26-May-09 09-182 5-Jul-09
s. 2009 Eligible Sponsored Members
Amendment to PhilHealth Circular 30 s-2004 on
Philhealth Circular No. 21, Conditions to Qualify a Hospital for Initial
26-May-09 09-182 17-Mar-09
s. 2009 Accreditation which has not operated for at least
three (3) years
Coding of Claims for Severe Acute Respiratory
Philhealth Circular No. 17,
24-Apr-09 09-145 Syndrome (SARS) Package and Avian Influenza 20-Apr-09
s. 2009
(Bird Flu) Package
Philhealth Circular No. 18,
24-Apr-09 09-145 Revised Case Type Classification for 2009 20-Apr-09
s. 2009
Deadline of Payment of the National Health
Philhealth Circular No. 12,
16-Apr-09 09-138 Insurance Program (NHIP) Premium 7-Apr-09
s. 2009
Contributions from the Employed Sector
Philhealth Circular No. 13,
16-Apr-09 09-138 New PhilHealth Signage 24-Mar-09
s. 2009
Accreditation of Hospital-Based Out-Patient
Philhealth Circular No. 14,
16-Apr-09 09-138 Clinic Like Free Standing Dialysis Clinics (FSDCs) 18-Mar-09
s. 2009
and Ambulatory Surgical Clinics (ASCs)
Relative Value Scale Codes for Processing of
Philhealth Circular No. 15,
16-Apr-09 09-138 directly Observed Treatment Short-course 7-Apr-09
s. 2009
Package Claim
Philhealth Circular No. 09,
2-Apr-09 09-126 2009 Revised Inpatient Benefit Schedule 17-Mar-09
s. 2009

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Philhealth Circular No. 10, Revised Value Scale for 2009 with Additional
2-Apr-09 09-126 17-Mar-09
s. 2009 Procedures
Philhealth Circular No. 11, MLuiller Sendout Form as Proof of Premium
2-Apr-09 09-126 25-Mar-09
s. 2009 Payments
Clarification on Philhealth Newborn Care Package
Philhealth Circular No. 07,
11-Mar-09 09-097 and Normal Spontaneous Delivery and Maternity 2-Jan-09
s. 2009
Care Package
New Guidelines for Accrediting Collecting Agents
Philhealth Circular No. 08,
11-Mar-09 09-097 for the Collection of Philhealth Premium 25-Feb-09
s. 2009
Contribution
Philhealth Circular No. 04, Change in Name of Accredited LGU-Owned Anti-
6-Feb-09 09-053 5-Jan-09
s. 2009 TB/DOTS and Maternity Care Clinics
Implementing Guidelines on the Premium
Philhealth Circular No. 05,
6-Feb-09 09-053 Payment of NHIP Members with Multiple 28-Jan-09
s. 2009
Employment
Extension of Moratorium on the Process of
Philhealth Circular No. 06,
6-Feb-09 09-053 Application for Renewal of Accreditation of 5-Jan-09
s. 2009
Institutional Health Care Providers
All individually Paying Members, All Accredited
Philhealth Circular No. 01,
28-Jan-09 09-039 Collecting Banks and Agents, Philhealth Regional 2-Jan-09
s. 2009
Offices and all others concerned
Philhealth Circular No. 02,
28-Jan-09 09-039 Reimbursement of TUBEX 21-Jun-09
s. 2009
Philhealth Circular No. 03, Deduction of Unpaid Fines from Pending or
28-Jan-09 09-039 21-Jan-09
s. 2009 Future Benefits Claims
Philhealth Circular No. 22, Tiered Payment of Professional Fees of
11-Dec-08 08-448 13-Nov-08
s. 2008 Accredited Physicians

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Addendum to PhilHealth Circular No. 14, s-2008
Philhealth Circular No. 23,
11-Dec-08 08-448 Re: Guidelines on Reimbursement of 28-Nov-08
s. 2008
Professional Fees
Amendments on the Guidelines on Application
Philhealth Circular No. 24,
11-Dec-08 08-448 for Accreditation of Institutional Health Care 17-Sep-08
s. 2008
Provides (IHCPs)
Philhealth Circular No. 25,
11-Dec-08 08-448 Out Patient Malaria Package 2-Dec-08
s. 2008
Expanded Coverage of Philhealth Normal
Philhealth Circular No. 20, Spontaneous Delivery/Maternity Care Package in
18-Nov-08 08-421 10-Nov-08
s. 2008 Philhealth Accredited Hospitals and Non-Hospital
Facilities (Lying-In Clinics)
Accreditation of Medical Director/Chief of
Philhealth Circular No. 21, Hospital or Hospital Administrator prior to
18-Nov-08 08-421 11-Nov-08
s. 2008 Accreditation of an Institutional Health Care
Provider (IHCP)
Philhealth Circular No. 19,
10-Nov-08 08-415 New Design of Philhealth Family Health Card 3-Oct-08
s. 2008
Philhealth Circular No. 18, PNDF 6th Edition Remains as Primary Reference
24-Sep-08 08-347 19-Aug-08
s. 2008 for Drugs Reimbursement
Philhealth Circular No. 16, Implementation of Philhealth Package for
8-Aug-08 08-287 15-Jul-08
s. 2008 Voluntary Surgical Contraception Procedures
Policy and Clarification on Motions for
Reconsideration of Decisions of the Arbitration
Philhealth Circular No. 15,
8-Aug-08 08-287 Department and Resolutions of the Prosecution 4-Jul-08
s. 2008
Department on Administrative Cases against
Health Care Providers and Members

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Regular Payment and Submission of Proof of
Philhealth Circular No. 17, Premium Contributions as Requirements for
8-Aug-08 08-287 24-Jul-08
s. 2008 Accreditations of Professional Health Care
Providers
Philhealth Circular No. 11, Clarification on Philhealth Circular 22, s-2007 re:
10-Jul-08 08-250 23-Jun-08
s. 2008 Submission of Statement of Accounts
Documents Required in Availing of Benefits for
Philhealth Circular No. 12,
10-Jul-08 08-250 Individually Paying Members (IPMS) under the 3-Jul-08
s. 2008
PJODAF-PCSO-PHIC Enrollment
Philhealth Circular No. 13,
10-Jul-08 08-250 Unified Member Registration Form (MRF) 7-Jul-08
s. 2008
Guideline on Reimbursement of Professional
Philhealth Circular No. 14,
10-Jul-08 08-250 Fees and Accomplishment of Philhealth Claim 8-Jul-08
s. 2008
Form 2
Philhealth Circular No. 08, Status of Accreditation of Institutional Health
5-Jun-08 08-210 18-Mar-08
s. 2008 Care Providers visa-a-vis Applicable Licenses
Philhealth Circular No. 09,
5-Jun-08 08-210 Schedule of Submission of the Revised RF-1 15-May-08
s. 2008
Grounds for Non-Renewal of Accreditation/Non-
Philhealth Circular No. 10,
5-Jun-08 08-210 Granting of Re-Accreditation as a Result of 24-Mar-08
s. 2008
Performance Monitoring of Health Care Providers

Implementing Guidelines on the Administrative


Philhealth Circular No. 03,
3-Apr-08 08-126 Remedies of a Motion for Reconsideration and a 3-Mar-08
s. 2008
final appeal on denied or Reduced Benefit Claims
Guidelines on the Implementation of Moratorium
Philhealth Circular No. 04,
3-Apr-08 08-126 on the Processing of Renewal of Accreditation of 8-Feb-08
s. 2008
Institutional Health Care Providers (IHCP's)

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Addendum to Philhealth Circular No. 18, s 2007
on the Documentary Requirements for the
Philhealth Circular No. 05,
3-Apr-08 08-126 Benefit Availment of Individually Paying 2-Apr-08
s. 2008
Members (IPMs) under the Group Enrollment
Scheme
Philhealth Circular No. 06, Annual Financial Report on Unclaimed Refund as
3-Apr-08 08-126 11-Mar-08
s. 2008 a Requirement in the Renewal of Accreditation
Amendment to Philhealth Circ. No. 04 s. 2008,
Subj: Guidelines on the Implementation of the
Philhealth Circular No. 07,
3-Apr-08 08-126 Moratorium on the Processing of Renewal of 18-Mar-08
s. 2008
Accreditation of Institutional Health Care
Providers (IHCP'S)
Addendum to Philhealth Circular No. 15 s. 2007
Philhealth Circular No. 01, (Unclaimed Philhealth Reimbursements to
19-Feb-08 08-075 22-Jan-08
s. 2008 Members and the Consequential Penalties in
Case of Violation)
Clarification on the Implementation of Philhealth
Circular No. 7, s-2007 as amended by Circular
Philhealth Circular No. 02,
19-Feb-08 08-075 No. 12, s-2007 re: Member Data Record (MDR) 20-Jan-08
s. 2008
as Primary Document in the availment of
Philhealth Benefits
Philhealth Circular No. 20, Amendment to Philhealth Circular No. 34 s. 2006
4-Jan-08 08-004 12-Dec-07
s. 2007 Philhealth Newborn Care Package (NCP)
Philhealth Circular No. 21,
4-Jan-08 08-004 Three-in-One (3 in 1) Accreditation 26-Dec-07
s. 2007
Philhealth Circular No. 22,
4-Jan-08 08-004 Submission of Statement of Accounts 23-Oct-07
s. 2007
Philhealth Circular No. 19, Implementing Guidelines for Philhealth Circular
7-Dec-07 07-414 16-Nov-07
s. 2007 No. 17 s. 2007

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Documents Required in Availing of Benefits for
Philhealth Circular No. 18,
20-Nov-07 07-395 Individually Paying Members (IPMs) Enrolled by 6-Nov-07
s. 2007
Organized Group Through the KASAPI Program
Discontinunance of Compensability of Claims for
Cataract Surgery Performed During Medical
Philhealth Circular No. 17,
6-Nov-07 07-379 Missions and thru other Recruitment Schemes 9-Oct-07
s. 2007
and Further Limiting the Number of
Compensable Claims for Cataract Surgery.
Reimbursement of Claims of Certain PNDF Drugs
for use only in Hospitals with DOH Accredited
Philhealth Circular No. 16,
10-Oct-07 07-356 Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Program no date
s. 2007
(Lifting the Implementation of Circular No. 04, s
2007)
Granting of Reward for Information Leading to
Philhealth Circular No. 14,
16-Aug-07 07-294 the Discovery and Recovery of Unclaimed no date
s. 2007
Philhealth Reimbursements
Unclaimed Philhealth Reimbursements to
Philhealth Circular No. 15,
16-Aug-07 07-294 Members and the Consequential Penalties in 6-Aug-07
s. 2007
Case of Violation
Philhealth's Enhanced Outpatient Benefit (OPB)
Philhealth Circular No. 13,
4-Jul-07 07-239 Package for Overseas Workers Program 19-Jun-07
s. 2007
Members
Philhealth Circular No. 09,
6-Jun-07 07-211 Electronic Monitoring and Reporting System 17-May-07
s. 2007
Amendment of RVS Coding in all claims for
Philhealth Circular No. 10, Prenatal, Delivery and Newborn Services of non-
6-Jun-07 07-211 17-May-07
s. 2007 hospital Facilities (Circular No. 25 series of
2003)

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Amendment of the "Annex" of Philhealth Circular
No. 03, series of 2007 (Additional list of
Philhealth Circular No. 11,
6-Jun-07 07-211 Compensable Procedures and Services) and 22-May-07
s. 2007
Relative Value Scale 2001 (Manual of Surgical
and other Procedure, Revised Edition)
Deferment of the Effectivity of Implementation
6-Jun-07 07-211 Philhealth Cir.No. 12 28-May-07
of PhilHealth Circular No. 07, s. 2007
Philhealth Circular No. 07, Amendment to Philhealth Circular No. 26, s-
23-May-07 07-189 2-May-07
s. 2007 2006
Addendum to Philhealth Circular No. 36, s-2002
Philhealth Circular No. 08,
23-May-07 07-189 re: Member Data Amendment for Members of 15-May-07
s. 2007
the National Health Insurance Program (NHIP)
Philhealth Circular No. 06, Amendment of Philhealth Circular No. 32, s-
19-Apr-07 07-154 8-Mar-07
s. 2007 2005
Clarification to Philhealth Rules on Payment of
Philhealth Circular No. 05,
14-Feb-07 07-073 Minor Surgical Procedures and services per 25-Jan-07
s. 2007
Circular No. 9, series - 2002
Philhealth Circular No. 01,
30-Jan-07 07-049 Amendment to Philhealth Circular No. 27 s. 2005 9-Jan-07
s. 2007
Philhealth Circular No. 02, Amendment to RVS Coding of Laparoscopic and
30-Jan-07 07-049 9-Jan-07
s. 2007 Other Procedures
Philhealth Circular No. 03, Additional List of Compensable Procedures and
30-Jan-07 07-049 9-Jan-07
s. 2007 Services
Postponement of Implementation of Philhealth
Philhealth Circular No. 04,
30-Jan-07 07-049 Circular No. 15 s. 2006, as amended by 9-Jan-06
s. 2007
Philhealth Circular No. 18, 2006
Philhealth Circular No. 35, Revised Survey Tools and Additional
13-Dec-06 06-476 28-Nov-06
s. 2006 Accreditation Requirements

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Philhealth Circular No. 37, Clarification on Payment of Professional Fees for
13-Dec-06 06-476 6-Dec-06
s. 2006 Radiology and Pathology Services
Premium Contribution requirements for
Philhealth Circular No. 36,
13-Dec-06 06-476 Individually Paying Members availing of 6-Dec-06
s. 2006
Philhealth coverage for Selected Procedures
Implementation Guidelines of Philhealth Board
Philhealth Circular No. 32,
27-Nov-06 06-455 Resolution No. 926 s. 2006 Providing for a 14-Nov-06
s. 2006
Revised Philhealth Benefit Schedule
Philhealth Circular No. 33, Clarification on Relative Value Scale Coding for
27-Nov-06 06-455 20-Nov-06
s. 2006 Chemotherapy Administration
Philhealth Circular No. 34,
27-Nov-06 06-455 Philhealth Newborn Care Package (NCP) 22-Nov-06
s. 2006
Amendment to Philhealth Circular No. 27, s-
Philhealth Circular No. 31, 2004 (Equivalent Relative Value Scale [RVS]
27-Nov-06 06-455 3-Nov-06
s. 2006 Codes or Bone Marrow Harvesting and
Transplantation
Philhealth Circular No. 30, Enhanced Philhealth Identification Card for the
25-Oct-06 06-420 17-Oct-06
s. 2006 Non-Paying Members (NPM)
Expanded Coverage of Philhealth Normal
Spontaneous Delivery Package in Philhealth
Philhealth Circular No. 23,
12-Oct-06 06-409 Accredited Hospitals and Maternity Care Package 22-Aug-06
s. 2006
in Philhealth accredited Non- Hospital Facilities
(Lying-In Clinics)
Philhealth Circular No. 24, Pilot Testing of the Partner Pharmacy Project
12-Oct-06 06-409 24-Aug-06
s. 2006 (PPP) at Philhealth Regional Office (PRO) I
Phase-In of Organized Group Partners under
Philhealth Circular No. 25,
12-Oct-06 06-409 Model 1 to Model 2 of Philhealth Organized 1-Aug-06
s. 2006
Group Interface

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Philhealth Circular No. 26, Updated List of Documentary Requirements in
12-Oct-06 06-409 14-Sep-06
s. 2006 the Availment of Philhealth Benefits
Philhealth Circular No. 27,
12-Oct-06 06-409 Implementation of Electronic Communications 14-Sep-06
s. 2006
Guidelines and Documentary Requirements in
Availment of Philhealth Benefits of Minor-
Philhealth Circular No. 28,
12-Oct-06 06-409 Member Below 18 years Old Enrolled under the 20-Sep-06
s. 2006
Individually-Paying Program (IPP) and Survivor-
Children Below 18 years Old
Amendment to Philhealth Circular No. 10, s-
Philhealth Circular No. 29, 2005, regarding clarifications on the Eligibility of
12-Oct-06 06-409 22-Sep-06
s. 2006 Individuilaly paying Members and their
dependents to Philhealth coverage
Philhealth Circular No. 21, Forty-Five (45) days Limit for Room and Board
11-Sep-06 06-364 17-Aug-06
s. 2006 allowance of Members and Dependents
Philhealth Circular No. 22, Reimbursement or Preoperative Tests Performed
11-Sep-06 06-364 18-Aug-06
s. 2006 Before a Planned (Elective) Surgery
Philhealth Circular No. 19, Addendum to the Compensable Procedures in
16-Aug-06 06-328 20-Jul-06
s. 2006 the Relative Value Scale (RVS) 2001
Philhealth Circular No. 20, Clarification on the Relative Value Scale (RVS)
16-Aug-06 06-328 28-Jul-06
s. 2006 Coding for Manual Phacoemulsification
Philhealth Circular No. 17, Submission of Memorandum of Agreement
20-Jul-06 06-293 30-Jun-06
s. 2006 (MOA) of Hospitals with Outsourced Services
Philhealth Circular No. 18, Postponement of Implementation of Philhealth
20-Jul-06 06-293 5-Jul-06
s. 2006 Circular No. 15, s-2006
Reformed Value Added Tax (RVAT)
Philhealth Circular No. 16,
27-Jun-06 06-263 Implementation on Philhealth Reimbursements 20-Jun-06
s. 2006
for Professional Fees

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Reimbursement of Claims for PNDF Drugs used
Philhealth Circular No. 15,
12-May-06 06-196 only in Hospitals accredited under the DOH 3-May-06
s. 2006
Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Program
Requirement for a Continuous Quality
Philhealth Circular No. 12,
27-Apr-06 06-181 Improvement Program in Accreditation of 10-Apr-06
s. 2006
Hospitals
Philhealth Circular No. 13,
27-Apr-06 06-181 ICD-10 Coding Guidelines for Tuberculosis 18-Apr-06
s. 2006
Amending to Philhealth Circular No. 26 of 2003:
Philhealth Circular No. 14,
27-Apr-06 06-181 Philhealth Coverage of Avian Influenza and 18-Apr-06
s. 2006
Influenza Pandemic
Philhealth Circular No. 11, Guidelines on the Renewal of Accreditation of
4-Apr-06 06-148 22-Mar-06
s. 2006 Out-Patient Clinics
Amendment to Philhealth Circular No. 25, s-
Philhealth Circular No. 10,
23-Mar-06 06-133 2005 (Revised and Updated Guidelines on 6-Mar-06
s. 2006
Logbooks)
Amendment to Philhealth Circular No. 11 s-2005
Philhealth Circular No. 01,
21-Mar-06 06-131 (Issuance of New Accreditation ID Cards with 19-Jan-06
s. 2006
the New Accreditation Number Convention)
Philhealth Circular No. 02, NEW DOH Hospital Categories Based on Service
21-Mar-06 06-131 24-Jan-06
s. 2006 Capability
Non-Reimbursement of Claims for Philippine
Philhealth Circular No. 03, National Drug Formulary (PNDF) Drugs and
21-Mar-06 06-131 26-Jan-06
s. 2006 Quantitative Buffy Coat Analysis Used Beyond
Their Acceptable Indication
Amendment to Philhealth Circular No. 29, s.
Philhealth Circular No. 04,
21-Mar-06 06-131 2005 on the Revised Warranties of Accreditation 27-Jan-06
s. 2006
for Health Care Providers

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Amendment of Philhealth Circulars 21 and 23, s.
Philhealth Circular No. 05, 2005 for the Extension of the Validity of the
21-Mar-06 06-131 2-Jan-06
s. 2006 Special LGU Premium Counterpart Contribution
and Plan 2.5 Million Renewal
Philhealth Circular No. 06,
21-Mar-06 06-131 Clarification on Philhealth Benefits for Dialysis 22-Feb-06
s. 2006
Rules on Retroactive Payment of Premium
Philhealth Circular No. 07,
21-Mar-06 06-131 Contribution for Overseas Filipino Workers 22-Feb-06
s. 2006
(OFWs)
Philhealth Circular No. 08, Amendment to Accreditation of TB-DOTs
21-Mar-06 06-131 28-Feb-06
s. 2006 Facilities
Guidelines for all the Members of NHIP including
Philhealth Circular No. 09, Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who cannot
21-Mar-06 06-131 1-Mar-06
s. 2006 Personality Transact Business with the
Corporation
Philhealth Circular No. 32, Guidelines for the Recognition of National
21-Mar-06 06-131 13-Dec-05
s. 2005 Associations of Health Care Providers (NAHCP)
Philhealth Circular No. 32, Guidelines for the Recognition of National
2-Jan-06 06-004 13-Dec-05
s. 2005 Associations of Health Care Providers (NAHCP)
Requirements of a Surgeon and an
Philhealth Circular No. 33,
2-Jan-06 06-004 Anesthesiologist in a Secondary Hospital 29-Nov-05
s. 2005
(Primary Care Hospital)
Addendum/Amendment to Philhealth Circular
Philhealth Circular No. 31,
8-Dec-05 05-484 No. 03, s. 2005 or the Issuance of Certificate of 24-Nov-05
s. 2005
Eligibility of PHIC Form CE1
Philhealth Circular No. 26, Requirements for Accredited Hospitals to be
15-Nov-05 05-440 11-Oct-05
s. 2005 "Mother-Baby Friendly Hospitals"
Philhealth Circular No. 27, Additional List of Compensable Angiography
15-Nov-05 05-440 12-Oct-05
s. 2005 Procedures

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PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Philhealth Circular No. 28,
15-Nov-05 05-440 Change of Hospital Name 20-Oct-05
s. 2005
Philhealth Circular No. 29, Revised Warranties of Accreditation for Health
15-Nov-05 05-440 24-Oct-05
s. 2005 Care Providers
Philhealth Circular No. 30, Enrollment under the Automatic Credit Payment
15-Nov-05 05-440 28-Oct-05
s. 2005 Scheme (ACPS)
Philhealth Circular No. 16,
11-Oct-05 05-407 Revised and Updated Guidelines on Logbooks no date
s. 2005
Special LGU Premium Counterpart Contribution
for Cities and 1st to 3rd Class Municipalities to
Philhealth Circular No. 21,
27-Sep-05 05-391 Sustain the Membership Covered under the 16-Aug-05
s. 2005
"Enhanced PCSO Greater Medicare Access
Program"
Group Premium for Enrollment and Premium
Philhealth Circular No. 22,
27-Sep-05 05-391 Remittance Through Philhealth's Organized 12-Sep-05
s. 2005
Groups Partners
Renewal of 2.5 Million Indigent Families Enrolled
Philhealth Circular No. 23,
27-Sep-05 05-391 under the Enhanced PSCO Greater Medicare 7-Sep-05
s. 2005
Access Program"
Philhealth Circular No. 24, Issuance of Official Receipts for Philhealth
27-Sep-05 05-391 15-Sep-05
s. 2005 Reimbursements
Reimbursement of Claims for Drugs listed in the
Philhealth Circular No. 19,
1-Sep-05 05-357 Philippine National Drug Formulary (PNDF) 22-Aug-05
s. 2005
Volume One, Sixth Edition
Philhealth Circular No. 20, Revisions on Accreditation Requirements for
1-Sep-05 05-357 16-Aug-05
s. 2005 Freestanding Dialysis Clinics
Amendment Philhealth Policies on NSD Package
Philhealth Circular No. 16,
25-Aug-05 05-350 for the Reimbursement of Drugs, Medicines & 9-Aug-05
s. 2005
Supplies, etc.

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Philhealth Circular No. 17, Issuance of an Enhanced Members Data Record
25-Aug-05 05-350 17-Aug-05
s. 2005 (MDR) for Overseas Workers
Philhealth Circular No. 18, Renewal of Accreditation of Institutional Health
25-Aug-05 05-350 10-Aug-05
s. 2005 Care Provider (IHCPs) with Complete Application
Philhealth Circular No. 14, Implementation of Bureau of Internal Revenue
9-Aug-05 05-326 14-Jul-05
s. 2005 Memorandum Circular No. 21-2005
Philhealth Circular No. 15, Revised Mandatory Monthly Hospital Report
9-Aug-05 05-326 26-Jul-05
s. 2005 (MMHR) Form
Philhealth Circular No. 12, Adoption of the Benchbook on Performance
29-Jun-05 05-267 24-May-05
s. 2005 Improvement of Health Services
Philhealth Circular No 13, s. New Design of the Philhealth Family Card for
29-Jun-05 05-267 15-Jun-05
2005 Indigents
Amendment to Philhealth Circular No. 25, s-
Philhealth Circular No. 10, 2001 regarding Clarifications on the Eligibility of
16-May-05 05-205 19-Apr-05
s. 2005 Individually Paying Members and their
Dependents to Medicare Coverage
Philhealth Circular No. 11, Issuance of New Accreditation ID Cards with the
20-Apr-05 05-205 20-Apr-05
s. 2005 New Accreditation Number Convention
Amendment of Philhealth Circular 24 S. 2004 re:
Philhealth Circular No. 09,
4-Apr-05 05-145 Use of ME-5 forms By Individually Paying 8-Mar-95
s. 2005
Members
Newly listed Drugs and Drug Preparations in the
Philhealth Circular No. 08,
1-Mar-05 05-095 PNDF Volume One, Sixth Edition -Sections 9, 10, 21-Feb-05
s. 2005
11 and 12
Philhealth Guidelines for Members and
Philhealth Circular No. 02, Dependents to Implement the Relevant Provision
23-Feb-05 05-087 8-Feb-05
s. 2005 of Republic Act (R.A) 9257, otherwise known as
the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2003"

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Philhealth Circular No.03, s. Issuance of Certificate of Eligibility or PHIC Form
23-Feb-05 05-087 24-Jan-05
2005 CE1
Clarification on certain Provisions of Philhealth
Philhealth Circular No. 04,
23-Feb-05 05-087 Circulars No. 15 and 29 s. 2004 (Submission of 11-Feb-05
s. 2005
Financial Statement)
Medical Manpower Comprehensive for
Philhealth Circular No. 05,
23-Feb-05 05-087 Accreditation of Hospital and Other Accreditation 3-Feb-05
s. 2005
concerns of Physicians
Implementing Guidelines on Membership
Philhealth Circular No. 06,
23-Feb-05 05-087 Registration and Premium Payments under the 16-Feb-05
s. 2005
Overseas Workers Programs (OWP) of Philhealth
Implementing Guidelines on Claim Applications
Philhealth Circular No. 07,
23-Feb-05 05-087 and Reimbursements under the Overseas 16-Feb-05
s. 2005
Workers Program (OWP) of Philhealth
Philhealth Circular No. 31, VAT Exemption of Philhealth Accredited
21-Jan-05 05-038 17-Dec-04
s. 2004 Professional
Philhealth Circular No. 32, New Design of the Philhealth Family Card for
21-Jan-05 05-038 12-Dec-04
s. 2004 Indigents
Philhealth Circular No. 01, New Premium Contribution Schedule for the
21-Jan-05 05-038
s. 2005 Employed Sector Starting CY 2006
Philhealth Circular No. 29, Revised Guidelines for Accreditation for Year
1-Dec-04 04-397 22-Nov-04
s. 2004 2005
Conditions to Qualify A Hospital for Initial
Philhealth Circular No. 30,
1-Dec-04 04-397 Accreditation which has not Operated for at 22-Nov-04
s. 2004
Least Three (3) Years
Reimbursement Claims for Drugs Listed in the
Philhealth Circular No. 26,
24-Nov-04 04-388 PNDF Volume One, Sixth Edition - Sections 2, 7, 15-Nov-04
s. 2004
8 13, 14, and 15

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Philhealth Circular No. 27, Equivalent Relative Value Scale (RVS) Codes for
24-Nov-04 04-388 5-Nov-04
s. 2004 Bone Marrow Harvesting and Transplantation
Philhealth Circular No. 28, Reimbursement Guidelines for Vitrectomies
24-Nov-04 04-388 12-Nov-04
s. 2004 Performed at the Time of Cataract Extraction
Philhealth Circular No. 24, Use of ME-5 Forms by Individually-Paying
18-Nov-04 04-378 10-Nov-03
s. 2004 Members
Philhealth Circular No. 25, Issuance of Certificate of Registration to all
18-Nov-04 04-378 16-Nov-04
s. 2004 Employees
Inclusion of Adoptive and Step Parents as Legal
Philhealth Circular No. 23,
29-Sep-04 04-324 Dependents as Defined in Section 4(f), Article II 15-Sep-04
s. 2004
of RA 7875
Philhealth Circular No. 21, Compensable Procedures for Accredited
14-Sep-04 04-304 27-Aug-04
s. 2004 Freestanding Dialysis Centers
Philhealth Circular No. 22,
14-Sep-04 04-304 Repeal of Philhealth Circular No. 12, s-2001 3-Sep-04
s. 2004
Philhealth Circular No. 20, Guidelines in Designating the TB-CIS Registry
3-Sep-04 04-292 27-Aug-04
s. 2004 Number
Philhealth Circular No. 19, Amendment to Philhealth Policies on NSD
3-Sep-04 04-292 15-Jul-04
s. 2004 Package Hospitals
Philhealth Circular No. 18,
18-Aug-04 04-279 Amendment to Philhealth Day Surgery Rules 15-Jul-04
s. 2004
Erratum of the Implementing Rules and
Regulations (IRR) of the National Health
16-Aug-04 04-272 13-Aug-04
Insurance Act of 1995 (Filed with ONAR June
21, 2004)
Philhealth Circular No. 17, Equivalent Codes and Relative Value Units (RVU)
5-Aug-04 04-259 13-Jul-04
s. 2004 for Procedures Involving the Genital System

173
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Philhealth Circular No. 13, Implementation of New Credible Witholding Tax
27-Jul-04 04-242 22-Jun-04
s. 2004 Scheme for Accredited Health Care Professionals
Philhealth Circular No. 14,
27-Jul-04 04-242 Amendment to Philhealth Circular 24, s. 2003 15-Jul-04
s. 2004
Submission of Latest Financial Statements of
Philhealth Circular No. 15,
27-Jul-04 04-242 Hospital as an Additional Requirement for 8-Jul-04
s. 2004
Accreditation
Philhealth Circular No. 16, Disposition of the Philhealth Capitation Fund
27-Jul-04 04-242 12-Jul-04
s. 2004 (PCF)
Philhealth Circular No. 11, Authorized Signatory in Philhealth Claim Form 1
23-Jun-04 04-194 9-Jun-04
s. 2004 in the Absence of the Member
Implementing Rules and Regulations of the
21-Jun-04 04-189 National Health Insurance Act of 1995 (Republic 18-Mar-04
Act 7875 as Amended by Republic Act 9241)
Implementation Plan of Philhealth Board
Philhealth Circular No. 12,
17-Jun-04 04-225 Resolution No. 604 (the Quality Improvement 17-Jun-04
s. 2004
Demonstration Study or QIDS)
Data Amendment for Employers of Registered
Philhealth Circular No. 10,
21-Apr-04 04-119 Members of the National Health Insurance 12-Apr-04
s. 2004
Program (NHIP)
Philhealth Circular No. 09, Amendment to Philhealth Circular No. 24 & 25,
5-Apr-04 04-107 12-Mar-04
s. 2004 series of 2003
Philhealth Circular No. 04, Inclusion of Blepharoplasty and Ptosis Surgery in
20-Feb-04 04-054 12-Feb-04
s. 2004 Relative Value Scale 2001
Limitations as to the AVAILMENT of
Philhealth Circular No. 07,
20-Feb-04 04-054 KERATOMILIEUSIS, RADIAL KERATOTOMY AND 12-Feb-04
s. 2004
KERATOPLASTY

174
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Inventory of Administrative Issuances

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Extension of Compensability of Meloxicam in the
Philhealth Circular No. 08,
20-Feb-04 04-054 Philhealth List of Reimbursable Drugs (Positive 30-Jan-04
s. 2004
List)
Philhealth Circular No. 03, Reimbursement of Claims for Drugs Listed in the
12-Feb-04 04-047 27-Jan-04
s. 2004 PNDF Vol. 6th Edition - Sections 1.0 and 4.0
Philhealth Circular No. 04,
12-Feb-04 04-047 Philhealth Family Cards for Indigents 30-Jan-04
s. 2004
Philhealth Circular No. 05, Amendments and Clarifications to Philhealth
12-Feb-04 04-047 21-Jan-04
s. 2004 Circular No. 34, s-2003
Philhealth Circular No. 01, Guidelines on Referral of Complicated Claims to
22-Jan-04 04-024 12-Jan-04
s. 2004 the Peer Review Committee
Guidelines for filing of Applications for the
Philhealth Circular No. 02,
22-Jan-04 04-024 Renewal of Accreditation of Institutional Health 6-Jan-04
s. 2004
Care Providers (IHCPs) for the year 2004
Reiteration of PHILHEALTH CIRCULAR Nos. 003,
Philhealth Circular No. 37, s-2000, 002, S-2001 and 026, s-2001 and
25-Nov-03 03-549 12-Nov-03
s. 2003 Procedures for Encashment of Benefit Payment
Checks with Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP)
Philhealth Circular No. 36, Additional Guidelines for Processing of Anti-
20-Nov-03 03-541 10-Oct-03
s. 2003 Tuberculosis (DTS) Package Claim
Philhealth Circular No. 06, Increase in Medicare Benefits of SSS and GSIS
18-Nov-03 03-537 11-Jul-96
s. 1996 Members and Dependents
Laguna and Families who passed the means Test
Philhealth Circular No. 23,
18-Nov-03 03-537 may Start availing Themselves of Medical Care 16-Apr-98
s. 1998
Benefits
Issuance of Philhealth Identification Number
Philhealth Circular No. 35, (PIN) for New Enrollees of the individually-
18-Nov-03 03-537 10-Nov-03
s. 2003 paying Program upon Payment of Initial
Membership Contribution

175
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Policy Guidelines on Accreditation to Participate
Memorandum Circular No.
12-Nov-03 03-526 in the National Health Insurance Program and 2-Nov-95
3, s. 1995
the Medicare Program
Philhealth Circular No. 07, Noncompensability of Confinements for Less
12-Nov-03 03-526 17-Jul-96
s. 1996 than 24 hours
Philhealth Memorandum
12-Nov-03 03-526 Renewal of Hospital Accreditation for 1996 12-Aug-96
Circular No. 8, s. 1996
Philhealth Circular No. 9, s. Increase in NHI Benefits of Overseas Filipino
12-Nov-03 03-526 13-Dec-96
1996 Workers (OFWs) and Dependents
Philhealth Circular No. 10, Republic Act 7875 and its Implementing Rules
12-Nov-03 03-526 1-Aug-97
s. 1997 and Regulations
Philhealth Circular No. 11,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Renewal of Philhealth Accreditation for 1998 18-Sep-97
s. 1997
Philhealth Circular No. 12, Turn-Over of the NHIP Functions of the GSIS to
12-Nov-03 03-526 10-Sep-97
s. 1997 the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation
Philhealth Circular No. 13,Philhealth Forms 1, 2 & 3 to replace PMCC Forms
12-Nov-03 03-526 19-Sep-97
s. 1997 1, 2 & 3
Philhealth Circular No. 14,Implementation of the Program for Indigents by
12-Nov-03 03-526 26-Sep-97
s. 1997 the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation
Philhealth Circular No. 15,Implementation of the Program for Indigents by
12-Nov-03 03-526 23-Oct-97
s. 1997 the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation
Philhealth Circular No. 16,Supplementary Order to PHIC Circular No. 13, s.
12-Nov-03 03-526 25-Nov-97
s. 1997 1997
Remittance of Medicare Premiums for Public
Philhealth Circular No. 17, Sector Employees to Philippine Health Insurance
12-Nov-03 03-526 no date
s. 1998 Corporation (Philhealth) Accredited Collecting
Banks

176
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Submission of Updated Names and Signatures of
Philhealth Circular No. 18,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Authorized Signatories of Agencies for the 12-Jan-98
s. 1998
Accomplishments of Philhealth Form 1
Remittance by All Government Agencies and
Philhealth Circular No. 19, Offices and Local Government Units of NHIP
12-Nov-03 03-526 no date
s. 1998 (Medicare) Contributions to Philhealth Via Newly
Accredited Banks
Philhealth Circular No. 20, Claims with Incomplete Documents denied
12-Nov-03 03-526 no date
s. 1998 Payments
Philhealth Circular No. 21,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Claims of SSS Members no date
s. 1998
Schedule of Transfer of National Health
Philhealth Circular No. 22, Insurance Program (Formerly Medicare)
12-Nov-03 03-526 no date
s. 1998 Functions from the Social Security System to
the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation
Philhealth Memorandum
12-Nov-03 03-526 Assistance to All Philhealth Inspectors 15-Apr-98
Circular No. 24, s. 1998
Policies on Filing and Processing of Applications
for Accreditation and Effectvity of Accreditation
Philhealth Circular No. 25, in Cases where Previous Accreditation had
12-Nov-03 03-526 no date
s. 1998 Lapsed, Hospitals Transferring Location, Hospital
failed to Apply for a DOH License for a least Two
(2) Consecutive Years
Guidelines on the Accreditation and the
Philhealth Circular No. 26,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Implementation of a Performance Monitoring 10-Jun-98
s. 1998
System for all Professional Health Care Providers

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Implementation of the Indigent Program by the
Philhealth Circular No. 27,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Philippine Health Insurance Corporation 14-May-98
s. 1998
(Philhealth) and Mountain Province
Implementation of the Indigent Program by the
Philhealth Circular No. 28,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Philippine Health Insurance Corporation 25-May-98
s. 1998
(Philhealth) in Tagaytay City
Implementation of the Indigent Program by the
Philhealth Circular No. 29, Philippine Health Insurance Corporation
12-Nov-03 03-526 19-Jun-98
s. 1998 (Philhealth) and Provinces of Agusan Del Norte,
Aklan and Benguet
Guidelines on Processing of Applications for
Philhealth Circular No. 30,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Accreditation of Professional Health Care 8-Jun-98
s. 1998
Providers
Philhealth Circular No. 31, Suspension of 60-day Reglementary Rule on
12-Nov-03 03-526 14-Aug-98
s. 1998 Filing of NHIP claims
Philhealth Circular No. 31-A, Suspension of Sixty (60)-day Rule on Filing of
12-Nov-03 03-526 15-Sep-98
s. 1998 NHIP Claims
Philhealth Circular No. 32,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Bank Accounts for Claims Payment 13-Aug-98
s. 1998
Philhealth Circular No. 33, Implementation of Debit-Credit System (DCS) of
12-Nov-03 03-526 29-Sep-98
s. 1998 Claims Payment
Philhealth Circular No. 34,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Additional Requirements for Database Update 7-Oct-98
s. 1998
Philhealth Circular No. 35, Implementation of the Indigent Program in
12-Nov-03 03-526 14-Sep-98
s. 1998 Dagupan City
Submission of Mandatory Hospital Report
Philhealth Circular No. 36,
12-Nov-03 03-526 (MMHR) to Replace Clinical Monthly /Quarterly 20-Oct-98
s. 1998
Report

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Philhealth Circular No. 37, Implementation of the Indigent Program in
12-Nov-03 03-526 21-Oct-98
s. 1998 Eastern Samar
Updating of Membership Records and
Registration for Membership in the National
Philhealth Circular No. 38,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Health Insurance Program (NHIP) for no date
s. 1998
Government Employees and Employer
Registration for Government Offices/Agencies
Philhealth Circular No. 39, Health Insurance Coverage under the National
12-Nov-03 03-526 no date
s. 1998 Health Insurance Program
Philhealth Circular No. 40, Policy Guidelines on the Accreditation of
12-Nov-03 03-526 1-Feb-99
s. 1999 Institutional Health Care Providers
Philhealth Circular No. 41, Guidelines on Application for 1999 Renewal of
12-Nov-03 03-526 4-Jan-99
s. 1999 Accreditation
Simplified System of Remittance of Premium for
Philhealth Circular No. 42,
12-Nov-03 03-526 the National Heath Insurance Program (Formerly 30-Jan-99
s. 1999
Medicare)
Philhealth Circular No. 43,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Regional Health Insurance Offices 9-Feb-99
s. 1999
Philhealth Circular No. 44, Introduction of Claims Filing and Processing in
12-Nov-03 03-526 24-Feb-99
s. 1999 Region VI
Philhealth Circular No. 45, Amendment to Philhealth Circular No. 41, s.
12-Nov-03 03-526 10-Feb-99
s. 1999 1999
Defining and Clarifying Supporting Documents
Philhealth Circular No. 46,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Required in the Availment of NHIP (Medicare) 24-Feb-99
s. 1999
Benefits
Defining and Clarifying Supporting Documents
Philhealth Circular No. 46-A,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Required in the Availment of NHIP (Medicare) 24-Feb-99
s. 1999
Benefits

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Defining and Clarifying Supporting Documents
Philhealth Circular No. 46-B,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Required in the Availment of NHIP (Medicare) 24-Feb-99
s. 1999
Benefits
Philhealth Circular No. 47, Implementation of the Indigent Program in the
12-Nov-03 03-526 26-Feb-99
s. 1999 Province of iloilo
Philhealth Circular No. 48,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Implementation of the Indigent Program 7-Apr-99
s. 1999
Philhealth Circular No. 49,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Implementation of the Indigent Program no date
s. 1999
Philhealth Circular No. 50,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Extension of period of Filing of NHIP Claims 20-Apr-99
s. 1999
Reimbursements on Medicare Services rendered
Philhealth Circular No. 51, to Beneficiaries of the National Health Insurance
12-Nov-03 03-526 21-Apr-99
s. 1999 Program (NHIP) in Region 1 should be filed with
the Regional Health Insurance Office (RHIO)
Philhealth Circular No. 52, Increase in Medicare Benefit Amounts under the
12-Nov-03 03-526 10-May-99
s. 1999 National Health Insurance Program
Philhealth Circular No. 53, Clarification on Eligibility to Avail of Medicare
12-Nov-03 03-526 10-May-99
s. 1999 Benefits
Philhealth Circular No. 54, Implementing Guidelines of Philhealth Circular
12-Nov-03 03-526 20-May-99
s. 1999 52-s-1999
Reimbursements Cordillera Administrative
Philhealth Circular No. 55,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Region (CAR) should be filed with the Regional 18-May-99
s. 1999
Health Insurance Office (RHIO)
Amendments to Memorandum Circular No. 300
Philhealth Circular No. 56,
12-Nov-03 03-526 s. 1993 and Medicare Circulars No. 291 s. 1992, 25-May-99
s. 1999
No. 294 s. 1992 and No. 294-A s. 1993

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Turn-Over of the National Health Insurance
Program (formerly Medicare) Collection and
Philhealth Circular No. 57,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Membership Functions from the Social Security 28-May-99
s. 1999
System (SSS) to the Philippine Health Insurance
Corporation (Philhealth)
Reimbursements on Medicare Services rendered
to Beneficiaries of the National Health Insurance
Philhealth Circular No. 58,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Program (NHIP) in the Central Visayan Region 2-Jun-99
s. 1999
(Region 7) should be filed with the Regional
Health Insurance Office (RHIO)
Reimbursements on Medicare services rendered
to beneficiaries of the National Health Insurance
Philhealth Circular No. 59,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Program (NHIP) in the Province of Cavite, 9-Jun-99
s. 1999
Laguna and Quezon should be filed with the
Regional Health Insurance Office (RHIO IV-A)
Reimbursements on Medicare services rendered
to beneficiaries of the National Health Insurance
Philhealth Circular No. 60, Program (NHIP) in the Province of Davao del
12-Nov-03 03-526 25-Jun-99
s. 1999 Norte, Davao del Sur, Davao Oriental and
Compostela Valley should be filed with the
Regional Health Insurance Office (RHIO XI)
Philhealth Circular No. 61,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Payment Accredited Banks of Philhealth 9-Jul-99
s. 1999
Extension of the Hundred-Twenty (120)-day
Philhealth Circular No. 62,
12-Nov-03 03-526 filing period of Philhealth Claims and for other 13-Jul-99
s. 1999
purposes

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Reimbursements on Medicare Services Rendered
to Beneficiaries of the National Health Insurance
Philhealth Circular No. 63,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Program (NHIP) in the Region III should be filed 14-Jul-99
s. 1999
with the Region III Health Insurance Office
(RHIO )
Philhealth Circular No. 64,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Filing of Medicare Claims in RHIO-V 22-Jul-99
s. 1999
Reimbursements on Medicare Services Rendered
to Beneficiaries of the National Health Insurance
Philhealth Circular No. 65,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Program (NHIP) in the Region X should be filed 21-Jul-99
s. 1999
with the Region X Health Insurance Office
(RHIO)
New Contribution Payment Return Form for
Philhealth Circular No. 66,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Individually Paying Members considered 30-Jul-99
s. 1999
Automatic Members of the NHIP
Philhealth Circular No. 67,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Partial Claims Processing of selected RHIOs 21-Jul-99
s. 1999
Philhealth Circular No. 68, Measures to Facilitate processing of Medicare
12-Nov-03 03-526 5-Aug-99
s. 1999 Claims
Philhealth Circular No. 69,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Amendment to Circular 46, s-1999 5-Aug-99
s. 1999
Philhealth Circular No. 70, Clarification and Revision to the Philhealth
12-Nov-03 03-526 13-Aug-99
s. 1999 Remittance Scheme
Philhealth Circular No. 71, Proof of Contribution for the Availment of
12-Nov-03 03-526 31-Aug-99
s. 1999 Medicare Benefits

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Reimbursements on Medicare services Rendered
to Beneficiaries of the National Health Insurance
Philhealth Circular No. 72,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Program (NHIP) in the Region XII should be filed 31-Aug-99
s. 1999
with the Region XII Health Insurance Office
(RHIO )
Philhealth Circular No. 73, Delisted Drugs from the Bureau of Food and
12-Nov-03 03-526 14-Sep-99
s. 1999 Drugs (BFAD) Registry of Drugs Products
Philhealth Circular No. 74, Additional Accredited Collecting Banks (ACBs)
12-Nov-03 03-526 20-Sep-99
s. 1999 for Medicare Remittances
Philhealth Circular No. 75,
12-Nov-03 03-526 New Premium Contribution Rates 8-Nov-99
s. 1999
Philhealth Circular No. 76,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Claims Payments 29-Nov-99
s. 1999
Philhealth Circular No. 77,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Equalization of Philhealth Benefits 1-Dec-99
s. 1999
Philhealth Circular No. 78, Guidelines on the Use of the Revised
12-Nov-03 03-526 10-Dec-99
s. 1999 Contribution Payment Return Forms
Office Order No. 196, s. Guidelines in the Follow up of NHIP Claims
12-Nov-03 03-526 10-May-99
1999 Checks
Office Order No. 252, s. Guidelines in Preparing Written Response to
12-Nov-03 03-526 28-Jun-99
1999 General Public Inquiries
Office Order No. 291, s.
12-Nov-03 03-526 As Stated 5-Aug-99
1999
Processing and Payment of Underdeducted
Office Order No. 307, s. Claims by Hospital & Non-Deducted Claims of
12-Nov-03 03-526 16-Aug-99
1999 Member (Filed by the Hospital or Directly filed by
member)
Office Order No. 330, s.
12-Nov-03 03-526 Confirmation 1-Sep-99
1999

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Office Order No. 428, s. Implementation of Memorandum Circular No. 9,
12-Nov-03 03-526 19-Nov-99
1999 s. 1999
As Stated /Communications Pertaining to Claims
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 46, s. 1999 4-Feb-99
(RTH)
Temporary Suspension of the 45 Confinement
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 65, s. 1999 24-Feb-99
Days Allowance Per Member/Calendar Year
Philhealth Circular No. 001, Additional Provisions to Circular No. 71, series of
12-Nov-03 03-526 17-Jan-00
s. 2000 1999
Philhealth Circular No. 002, Guidelines on Application for 2000 Renewal of
12-Nov-03 03-526 10-Feb-00
s. 2000 Accreditation
Philhealth Circular No. 003, Special Power of Attorney Authorization Letters
12-Nov-03 03-526 16-Feb-00
s. 2000 for NHIP Benefit Check Payment
Philhealth Circular No. 004, New Premium Contribution Rates Effective
12-Nov-03 03-526 21-Mar-00
s. 2000 January 1, 2001
Non-Reimbursement of Claims for certain Drugs
Philhealth Circular No. 006,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Banned/Prohibited by the Department of Health 12-Apr-00
s. 2000
and Bureau of Food and Drugs
Philhealth Circular No. 007, Revised Employers Quarterly Remittance Report
12-Nov-03 03-526 21-Mar-00
s. 2000 Form (RF-1)
Philhealth Circular No. 008, Deferment of the Implementation of the
12-Nov-03 03-526 9-May-00
s. 2000 Increase in OFW Premiums
Philhealth Circular No. 009, Automatic Credit Payment Scheme of
12-Nov-03 03-526 19-May-00
s. 2000 Professional Fees
Philhealth Circular No. 010, Extension of Accreditation for the period 1999 to
12-Nov-03 03-526 22-May-00
s. 2000 2000
Philhealth Circular No. 011,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Revised Philhealth Claim Forms 1, 2 and 3 29-May-00
s. 2000
Philhealth Circular No. 012, Renewal of Accreditation of Physicians and
12-Nov-03 03-526 31-May-00
s. 2000 Dentist for the Period 2001 to 2003

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Amendment to Philhealth Circular 46, 46-A and
Philhealth Circular No. 013, 46-B, s. 1999 (Defining and Clarifying
12-Nov-03 03-526 13-Jun-00
s. 2000 supporting Documents Required in the Availment
of NHIP Benefits), and other Clarifications
Philhealth Circular No. 015, Reiteration of Philhealth Circular No. 48 (on
12-Nov-03 03-526 27-Jun-00
s. 2000 Indigent Program's Implementation)
Philhealth Circular No. 017,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Clarifications/Final Amendments 27-Jun-00
s. 2000
Philhealth Circular No. 018, Additional Drugs for Inclusion to the Present List
12-Nov-03 03-526 15-Jun-00
s. 2000 of PHIC Reimbursable Drugs
Philhealth Circular No. 019,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Clarification on Payment of Professional Fees 27-Jun-00
s. 2000
Policies on National Health Insurance Program
(NHIP) Premiums erroneously Remitted by
Philhealth Circular No. 020,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Employers/Members to the Social Security 12-Jul-00
s. 2000
System (SSS) after the turnover of Collection
function to Philhealth
Philhealth Circular No. 021, Documentary Requirements for Availment of
12-Nov-03 03-526 12-Jul-00
s. 2000 Benefits of Retirees and Pensioners
Philhealth Circular No. 022,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Increase in Accreditation Fees 12-Jul-00
s. 2000
Clarification on the Imposition of Penalties for
Philhealth Circular No. 023,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Delinquent Employers with Inadequate 17-Jul-00
s. 2000
Payments
Philhealth Circular No. 024, Implementation of Philhealth Claim Forms 1, 2
12-Nov-03 03-526 21-Jul-00
s. 2000 and 3
Philhealth Circular No. 025, Reiteration of Submission of Mandatory Monthly
12-Nov-03 03-526 16-Aug-00
s. 2000 Hospital Report (MMHR)

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Effectivity of Implementation and /or
Philhealth Circular No. 026,
12-Nov-03 03-526 compensability of claims for drugs/medicines 28-Aug-00
s. 2000
delisted from / added to PNDF
Philhealth Circular No. 027, Implementation of Philhealth Board Resolution
12-Nov-03 03-526 6-Sep-00
s. 2000 Nos. 339, 340, 341 series of 2000
Supplement to Philhealth Circular No. 21, s-2000
Philhealth Circular No. 028,
12-Nov-03 03-526 pertaining to Documentary Requirements for 8-Sep-00
s. 2000
Pensioner and Retiree Members of the NHIP
Philhealth Circular No. 029, Expiration of Accreditation by December 31,
12-Nov-03 03-526 18-Sep-00
s. 2000 2000
Philhealth Circular No. 030, Strict Compliance to Republic Act 3573, the Law
12-Nov-03 03-526 18-Sep-00
s. 2000 on Reporting Communicable Diseases
Submission of Quarterly Employer's Remittance
Philhealth Circular No. 031,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Reports as Pre-Requisite to Initial/Renewal of 19-Sep-00
s. 2000
Accreditation
Philhealth Circular No. 032, Extension of Accreditation for the Period 1999 to
12-Nov-03 03-526 27-Sep-00
s. 2000 2000
Philhealth Circular No. 034,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Delisting of 'Etodolac' 6-Oct-00
s. 2000
Philhealth Circular No. 035, Re-inspection of Accredited Hospitals with
12-Nov-03 03-526 17-Oct-00
s. 2000 Deficiencies in Regions 9 and 12
List of Additional Reimbursable Drugs including
Philhealth Circular No. 036,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Over-The-Counter Drug, Found in the Philippine 24-Oct-00
s. 2000
National Drugs Formulary
Documentary Requirements and Procedures in
Philhealth Circular No. 037,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Filing an Appeal with the Claims Review Unit 17-Nov-00
s. 2000
(CRU) for Review of Denied Claims
Philhealth Circular No. 038, Amendments to Memorandum Circular No. 056
12-Nov-03 03-526 27-Nov-00
s. 2000 s. 1999

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Philhealth Circular No. 039, Renewal of Accreditation of Physicians and
12-Nov-03 03-526 5-Dec-00
s. 2000 Dentists for the Period 2001 to 2003
Implementation Guidelines for Outpatient
Philhealth Circular No. 040,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Consultation and Diagnostic Package under the 7-Dec-00
s. 2000
Medicare para sa Masa Program
Philhealth Circular No. 041, Requirement of F-1 and ME-5 in lieu of
12-Nov-03 03-526 7-Dec-00
s. 2000 Philhealth Identification Number
Philhealth Circular No. 042, Clarification on Philhealth Circular No. 030, s-
12-Nov-03 03-526 7-Dec-00
s. 2000 2000
Payment/Reimbursement for Cost of Operation
Philhealth Circular No. 043,
12-Nov-03 03-526 and Health Services for Organ Transplant 8-Dec-00
s. 2000
Operation
Philhealth Circular No. 77-a,
12-Nov-03 03-526 New Benefit Schedule for Indigent Members 31-Jan-00
s. 2000
Office Order No. 183, s.
12-Nov-03 03-526 Claims Denied Due to Unnecessary Confinement 28-Mar-00
2000
Office Order No. 293, s. Creation of Special Committee for Pending
12-Nov-03 03-526 26-Jun-00
2000 Claims
Strict Observance of the 15-days Time Frame in
Office Order No. 294, s.
12-Nov-03 03-526 Responding to Letters and other 22-Jun-00
2000
Communications sent by the Public
Clarification on the Flexibility to Claims Forms,
Office Order No. 332, s. Underpayment Applications, Limitations on the
12-Nov-03 03-526 24-Jul-00
2000 Authority to Correct Typographical/Spelling
Errors
Office Order No. 366, s.
12-Nov-03 03-526 Claims Processing Concerns 8-Aug-00
2000
Office Order No. 383, s. Guidelines for the Renewal of Membership In
12-Nov-03 03-526 14-Aug-00
2000 "Medicare Para sa Masa"

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Office Order No. 395, s.
12-Nov-03 03-526 Pending Claims due to PNDF 24-Aug-00
2000
Office Order No. 455, s. Orientation on the Use of the Revised Mandatory
12-Nov-03 03-526 21-Sep-00
2000 Monthly Hospital Report
Office Order No. 487, s. Creation of Individually-Paying Program Unit for
12-Nov-03 03-526 no date
2000 all Regional Health Insurance Offices
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 32, s. 2001 Part V of Philhealth Claim Form 2 12-Jan-01
Office Order No. 116, s. Guidelines on Claims for Overseas Confinements
12-Nov-03 03-526 21-Feb-01
2001 being Returned to Sender (RTS)
Office Order No. 146, s.
12-Nov-03 03-526 New Rates for the Individually Paying Member 30-Mar-01
2001
Office Order No. 165, s.
12-Nov-03 03-526 Amendment to Office Order No. 46, s-1999 3-Apr-01
2001
Treatment of Claim Applications filed by
Office Order No. 184 s. Members with Philhealth Accredited Hospitals on
12-Nov-03 03-526 15-Jun-01
2001 the last day of the Reglementary period in the
Filing of Claims
Office Order No. 188 s.
12-Nov-03 03-526 Philhealth Circular No. 04, S-2001 20-Jun-01
2001
Guidelines for the Implementation of the
Office Order No. 192, s.
12-Nov-03 03-526 International Statistical Classification of Diseases 5-Jul-01
2001
and Related Health Problems Version 10
Office Order No. 199, s. Treatment of Claim Application previously
12-Nov-03 03-526 30-Jul-01
2001 Denied for using Old Philhealth Claim Forms
Office Order No. 200, s. Receiving Claim Application at the Close of Office
12-Nov-03 03-526 30-Jul-01
2001 Hours

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Office Order No. 226, s. Implementation of the Revised Benefit Payment
12-Nov-03 03-526 25-Oct-01
2001 Notice
Office Order No. 229, s. Program for Extraction of Unpaid Professional
12-Nov-03 03-526 10-Oct-01
2001 Fees Due to ODA/ODE Codes
Office Order No. 234, s.
12-Nov-03 03-526 Additional Guideline in Claims Evaluation 26-Nov-01
2001
Policies and Guidelines for the Direct
Registration of Private Sector Employers and
Office Order No. 240, s.
12-Nov-03 03-526 Employees, Including those of Newly Formed 12-Dec-01
2001
Businesses/Corporations, in the National Health
Insurance Program (NHIP)
Implementing Rules and Regulations of
Office Order No. 242, s. Philhealth Circular 33, s. of 2001 Re:
12-Nov-03 03-526 20-Dec-01
2001 Registration of Non-Paying Members (NPM)
under the NHIP
Philhealth Circular No. -01,
12-Nov-03 03-526 As Stated / (Philhealth Accredited) 4-Jan-01
s. 2001
Amending Philhealth Circular No. 003, s-2000
Philhealth Circular No. 02, dated February 16, 2000 entitled "Special Power
12-Nov-03 03-526 15-Jan-01
s. 2001 of Attorney Authorization Letters for NHIP
Benefit Check Payment"
Extension of Accreditation of Health Care
Philhealth Circular No. 03, Professionals whose Birthdays Fall on January &
12-Nov-03 03-526 15-Jan-01
s. 2001 654 Professionals whose PRC dates do not
appear in our Database
Guidelines in Claims Reimbursement in view of
Philhealth Circular No. 04,
12-Nov-03 03-526 the Implementation of the International Coding 17-Jan-01
s. 2001
of Disease Version 10 (ICD-10)

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Philhealth Circular No. 05, Guidelines on Application for 2001 Renewal of
12-Nov-03 03-526 30-Jan-01
s. 2001 Accreditation
Philhealth Circular No. 06, Adjustment in Premium Contribution of
12-Nov-03 03-526 2-Feb-01
s. 2001 Individually Paying Members
Extension of Filing Period for Medicare Claims for
Philhealth Circular No. 07,
12-Nov-03 03-526 confinements of all NHIP Members and their 7-Feb-01
s. 2001
Dependents Abroad.
Philhealth Circular No. 08,
12-Nov-03 03-526 New Indigent Program Indentification Cards 7-Feb-01
s. 2001
Deadline of Payments/Posting and Application of
Philhealth Circular No. 09, Contributions and other Matters concerning
12-Nov-03 03-526 2-Feb-01
s. 2001 Individually Paying Members (IPMs) of the
National Health Insurance Program (NHIP)
Philhealth Circular No. 10,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Reimbursement for Room and Board 19-Feb-01
s. 2001
Philhealth Circular No. 11, Extension of Accreditation of Health Care
12-Nov-03 03-526 9-Mar-01
s. 2001 Professionals
Acquisition of Copies of the Implementing Rules
Philhealth Circular No. 12, and Regulations of R.A. 7875 as a requirement
12-Nov-03 03-526 3-Apr-01
s. 2001 for All Accredited Institutional Health Care
Providers (HCP)
Philhealth Circular No. 13,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Accreditation of Health Care Professionals 10-May-01
s. 2001
Philhealth Circular No. 14,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Reiteration of Policies on Medical Evaluation 17-May-01
s. 2001
Guidelines for Accreditation of Out-Patient
Philhealth Circular No. 15,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Clinics, Physicians and Midwives for Low Risk 28-May-01
s. 2001
Maternity Care Package

190
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Philhealth Circular No. 16, New Contribution Schedule for the Employed
12-Nov-03 03-526 25-May-01
s. 2001 Sector for Year 2002
Philhealth Circular No. 17,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Clarification to Philhealth's Positive List 28-May-01
s. 2001
Addendum to Philhealth Circular No. 68, s-1999,
Philhealth Circular No. 18, allowing the submission of waiver/s, and
12-Nov-03 03-526 6-Jun-01
s. 2001 prescribing its format thereof, in the absence of
original official receipts for directly filed claims.
Philhealth Circular No. 19, Documentary Requirements for Availment of
12-Nov-03 03-526 2-May-01
s. 2001 Benefits by "Medicare para sa Masa" Members
Philhealth Circular No. 20,
12-Nov-03 03-526 PhilHealth Form CE 1 2-May-01
s. 2001
Philhealth Circular No. 21,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Uniform Computation of Poverty Threshold 21-Jun-01
s. 2001
Requirement of Membership in the National
Philhealth Circular No. 22,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Health Insurance Program for Accreditation of 11-Jul-01
s. 2001
Professionals
Late Filing of Applications for Renewal of
Philhealth Circular No. 23,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Accreditation among Institutional Health Care 19-Jul-01
s. 2001
Providers
Authority to Accreditation and Quality Assurance
Philhealth Circular No. 24, Officers to Authenticate Hospital's Admission
12-Nov-03 03-526 24-Jul-01
s. 2001 Logbook During Pre-accreditation and Re-
Inspection
Clarification on the Eligibility of Individually
Philhealth Circular No. 25,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Paying Members (IPMs) and their Dependents to 9-Aug-01
s. 2001
Medicare Coverage
Philhealth Circular No. 26,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Addendum to Philhealth Circular No. 02, s. 2001 24-Jul-01
s. 2001

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Philhealth Circular No. 27, Claim Applications for Adjustment Prior to
12-Nov-03 03-526 26-Oct-01
s. 2001 Review by the Claims Review Office
Philhealth Circular No. 28, Accreditation Requirement for Physicians as
12-Nov-03 03-526 25-Oct-01
s. 2001 Medical Specialist
Philhealth Circular No. 29, Settlement of Underpayment for Separated
12-Nov-03 03-526 12-Nov-01
s. 2001 Employees
Addendum to the Guidelines for Accreditation of
Philhealth Circular No. 30,
12-Nov-03 03-526 RHUs, "Annex A", Philhealth Circular No. 040, 6-Dec-01
s. 2001
series of 2000
Philhealth Circular No. 31, Extension of Effectivity and Specific
12-Nov-03 03-526 19-Nov-01
s. 2001 Amendments on Philhealth's Positive List
Philhealth Circular No. 32, Guidelines on Application for 2002 Renewal of
12-Nov-03 03-526 12-Nov-01
s. 2001 Accreditation
Policies and Guidelines on the
Philhealth Circular No. 33,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Registration/Enrollment of Non-Paying Members 20-Dec-01
s. 2001
(NPM) under the NHIP
Implementation of the International Coding of
Philhealth Circular No. 34,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Disease Version 10 (ICD-10) and Introduction of 21-Dec-01
s. 2001
New Case Type Classification
Philhealth Circular No. 35,
12-Nov-03 03-526 New Benefits Caps 18-Dec-01
s. 2001
Re-issuance of Philhealth Circular No. 21, s-
Philhealth Circular No. 36,
12-Nov-03 03-526 2001, entitled "Uniform Computation of Poverty 18-Dec-01
s. 2001
Threshold"
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 12, s. 2002 Revised Benefit Payment Notice (BPN) Form 21-Jan-02
Guidelines in the Correction of Multiple
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 15, s. 2002 Assignment of PEN/PIN and other Membership 23-Jan-02
Data

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Effectivity and Guidelines on the USE of the NEW
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 18, s. 2002 10-Jan-02
CASE TYPE of DISEASES
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 20, s. 2002 Advisory for ICD-10 Implementation 31-Jan-02
Creation of a Technical Working Committee for
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 21, s. 2002 4-Feb-02
OWWA Covered Medicare Members
Guidelines for the Implementation of Philhealth
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 22, s. 2002 "Medicare Para sa Masa" Through Legislative 9-Feb-02
Sponsorship
Guidelines for the Implementation of Philhealth
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 23, s. 2002 "Medicare para sa Masa" through Private 6-Feb-02
Sponsorship
Rules on the Use of the Relative Value Scale
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 24, s. 2002 11-Feb-02
(RVS) 2001
Supplement to the Rules on the Use of RVS
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 25, s. 2002 1-Mar-02
2001
Creation of a Committee on the Review and
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 27, s. 2002 Amendment of the National Health Insurance Act 1-Mar-02
(RA 7875)
Reiteration on Guidelines of Accreditation of
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 28, s. 2002 7-Mar-02
Institutional Health Care Providers
Implementing Guidelines on the Cessation of
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 31, s. 2002 Penalty for Late Payment of Premiums of the 18-Mar-02
Employed Sector
Implementation of the Revised Benefit Payment
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 39, s. 2002 9-Apr-02
Notice (BPN) Form

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Stamping of "Certified Seen Original Receipt" on
Photocopy of Official Receipt when the Claimant
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 45, s. 2002 2-May-02
would use the Original Copy for other Legal
Purposes.
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 47, s. 2002 As Stated / Medicare para sa Masa 9-May-02
Procedures and Guidelines on the Opening of
One-Way Interest-Bearing Savings/Current
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 53, s. 2002 4-Jun-02
Accounts for Philhealth Regional Offices and
Service Offices
Implementing Guidelines on Settlement of
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 54, s. 2002 Arrears by Delinquent, Under-Remitting and Non- 9-May-02
Remitting Employers
Establishment of Sufficient Regularity of
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 58, s. 2002 24-Jun-02
Payment of Individually Paying Members (IPMs)
Guidelines on the Decentralized Processing,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 66, s. 2002 Computation and Disbursement of Philhealth 29-Jul-02
Capitation Fund
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 67, s. 2002 Additional Rules on Cataract Surgery 18-Jul-02
Addendum to Office Order 242, S. 2001 Dated
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 69, s. 2002 December 20, 2001 RE: Policies and Guidelines 5-Aug-02
Governing the Non-Paying Program
Guidelines on ICD-10 Code Involving Cataract
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 76, s. 2002 26-Aug-02
and ICD-10 Philippine Modification
Accreditation Process for Professionals and
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 86, s. 2002 13-Sep-02
Issuance of Certificates of Accreditation
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 91, s. 2002 Reimbursement of Professional Fees 18-Sep-02

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Guidelines for Processing of Refilled Claims for
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 93, s. 2002 Compliance to or/Anesthesia Record 25-Sep-02
Requirements
New Guidelines on Denial of Claims Involving
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 96, s. 2002 9-Oct-02
ICD-10
Implementing Rules and Guidelines of Philhealth
Office Order No. 109, s.
12-Nov-03 03-526 Circular 36, s-2002 Re: Member Data 25-Nov-02
2002
Amendment
Waiver Indicating full Payment of Hospital Bills
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 08, s. 2003 made by a Private Health Insurance in Behalf of 9-Jan-03
the Member
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 17, s. 2003 Information Cascade for GMA Card Holders 3-Feb-03
Preparation, Signing and Routing of
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 27, s. 2003 Memorandum of Agreement for the 29-Jan-03
Implementation of the PhilHealth
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 45, s. 2003 Authentication of Hospital Admission Logbooks 25-Apr-03
Establishment of the Dulugan Bayan within
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 47, s. 2003 12-May-03
Philhealth
Implementing Guidelines for the Re-
Issuance/Replacement of Lost or Damaged
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 51, s. 2003 19-May-03
Philhealth Number Cards (PNCs) and Philhealth
Identification Cards (Philhealth IDs)
Transfer of Processing and Check Releasing
functions from Records Management Division,
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 52, s. 2003 General Services Department to the National 22-May-03
Capital Region -Claims Department and
Philhealth's Members Assistance Center

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Amendment to Office Order No. 51, s. 2003
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 53, s. 2003 26-May-03
dated May 19, 2003
Rules for the Suspension of Inspection of
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 57, s. 2003 Hospitals for Accreditation and Monitoring 29-May-03
Purposes
Addendum to Office Order 242, s. 2001 re:
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 63, s. 2003 Registration of Non-Paying Members (NPM) in 9-Jun-03
the National Health Insurance Program (NHIP)
Guidelines on the Decentralized function of
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 91, s. 2003 7-Jul-03
Changing Effectivity Date
Guidelines on the Release of the Philhealth ID
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 92, s. 2003 7-Jul-03
Cards for the Sponsored Program
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 93, s. 2003 Guidelines on Evaluation of ICD-10 Codes 24-Jun-03
Guidelines on the Distribution of "Philhealth
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 94, s. 2003 23-Jul-03
Accredited Doctor" Sticker
Basis in Determining the amount of Premium
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 98, s. 2003 3-Jul-03
Contributions of Employed Members
Addendum to Office Order No. 58 S-2002 re:
Application of the Grace Period for Late
12-Nov-03 03-526 Office Order No. 99, s. 2003 27-Aug-03
Payments in view of the Policy on Sufficient
Regularity of NHIP Premium Payments
Office Order No. 100, s. Measures to Reduce Incidence of Return to
12-Nov-03 03-526 2-Sep-03
2003 Sender (RTS) Claims
Amendment to Philhealth Circular 28 s.2001 Re:
Philhealth Circular No. 01,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Accreditation Requirement for Physician a 7-Jan-02
s. 2002
Medical Specialist
Philhealth Circular No. 02,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Relative Value Scale (RVS) 2001 10-Jan-02
s. 2002

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Philhealth Circular No. 03,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Amendment to Circular No. 2 S-2002 25-Jan-02
s. 2002
Philhealth Circular No. 04, Guidelines on the Definition of Primary illness in
6-Nov-03 03-513 17-Jan-02
s. 2002 ICD-10 Coding
Guidelines on the Release of Philhealth
Philhealth Circular No. 05,
6-Nov-03 03-513 "Medicare para sa Masa" IDs under Philhealth 9-Feb-02
s. 2002
Plan 500
Philhealth Circular No. 06, Surgical Procedures Performed in Primary
6-Nov-03 03-513 5-Feb-02
s. 2002 Accredited Hospitals
Philhealth Circular No. 07,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Amendment to Philhealth Circular No. 38 s. 2000 6-Feb-02
s. 2002
Philhealth Circular No. 08, Addendum to the Relative Value Scale (RVS)
6-Nov-03 03-513 5-Feb-02
s. 2002 2001
Philhealth Circular No. 09, Prescribing the Ground Rules for Relative Value
6-Nov-03 03-513 5-Feb-02
s. 2002 Scale (RVS) 2001
Philhealth Circular No. 10, Reiteration on the Requirement of Membership
6-Nov-03 03-513 15-Feb-02
s. 2002 in the NHIP for Accreditation of Professional
Philhealth Circular No. 11, Compliance to Deficiency Letters of Claims
6-Nov-03 03-513 13-Mar-02
s. 2002 Review Office (CRO)
Documentary Requirements for Availment of
Philhealth Circular No. 12,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Benefits by Non-Paying Members (GSIS 20-Mar-02
s. 2002
RETIREES and SSS PENSIONER/RETIREES)
Supplemental Guidelines for the Implementation
Philhealth Circular No. 13, of the Outpatient Consultation and Diagnostic
6-Nov-03 03-513 18-Apr-02
s. 2002 Benefit Package (OPB), PhilHealth Circular No.
040, series of 2000
Philhealth Circular No. 14, New Design of the Philhealth Indigent Program
6-Nov-03 03-513 17-Apr-02
s. 2002 (Medicare Para sa Masa) Identification Card

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Philhealth Circular No. 15, Settlement of Arrears by Delinquent, Under-
6-Nov-03 03-513 9-May-02
s. 2002 remitting and Non Remitting Employers
Philhealth Circular No. 16,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Use of 'Family' instead of 'Household' 6-Jun-02
s. 2002
Philhealth Circular No. 17,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Smoke Free Policy 6-Jun-02
s. 2002
Clarification on Payment of Operating Room
Philhealth Circular No. 18,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Fee for Chemotherapy, Hemodialysis and 15-May-02
s. 2002
Radiotherapy under Ground Rules on RVS 2001
Philhealth Circular No. 19,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Accreditation of Professionals 22-May-02
s. 2002
Composition of Philhealth Team of
Philhealth Circular No. 20,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Surveyors/Inspectors of Institutional Health Care 22-May-02
s. 2002
Providers
Philhealth Circular No. 21, Expired Hospital and Ancillary Service Licenses
6-Nov-03 03-513 22-May-02
s. 2002 within the Accreditation Validity Period.
Clarification of the Date of Reckoning for the
Philhealth Circular No. 22, Three (3) Year in Operation Requirement for
6-Nov-03 03-513 22-May-02
s. 2002 Initial Accreditation of Institutional Health Care
Providers
Philhealth Circular No. 23, Addendum to Philhealth Circular No. 14, s-2002
6-Nov-03 03-513 23-Jul-02
s. 2002 re: New Philhealth ID Card
Addendum to Philheath Circular 33, s-2001 Re:
Philhealth Circular No. 24,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Policies and Guidelines on the Registration of 5-Aug-02
s. 2002
Non-Paying Members
Use of Philhealth Identification Number (PIN)
Philhealth Circular No. 25,
6-Nov-03 03-513 and Philhealth Employer Number (PEN) in 1-Aug-02
s. 2002
Philhealth Transaction

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Reiteration of the Requirement for Rural Health
Philhealth Circular No. 26,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Units/health centers accredited by Philhealth to 9-Aug-02
s. 2002
post a Philhealth Accredited Signage
Philhealth Circular No. 27, Clarification on the Documentary Requirements
6-Nov-03 03-513 30-Jul-02
s. 2002 for Claims with Surgical Procedures
Philhealth Circular No. 28, Additional Drug for Inclusion to the Philhealth
6-Nov-03 03-513 2-Sep-02
s. 2002 List of Reimburseable Drugs (Positive List)
Philhealth Circular No. 29, Requirement of Tax Identification Number (TIN)
6-Nov-03 03-513 16-Sep-02
s. 2002 for Accreditation of Professionals
Philhealth Circular No. 30, Updating of Accredited Professional Personal
6-Nov-03 03-513 4-Oct-02
s. 2002 Data
Philhealth Circular No. 31, Renewal of Accreditation of Health Care
6-Nov-03 03-513 14-Oct-02
s. 2002 Professional
Philhealth Circular No. 32, Motion for Reconsideration on Denial of
6-Nov-03 03-513 7-Oct-02
s. 2002 Accreditation/Renewal/Re-Accreditation
Philhealth Circular No. 33, Additional Provisions to the Warranties of
6-Nov-03 03-513 9-Oct-02
s. 2002 Hospital Accreditation
Philhealth Circular No. 34, New Payment Scheme for Vasectomy, Tubal
6-Nov-03 03-513 1-Oct-02
s. 2002 Ligation and Cataract Procedures
Philhealth Circular No. 35,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Extension of Effectivity of Philhealth Positive List 14-Oct-02
s. 2002
Philhealth Circular No. 36, Member Data Amendment for Members of the
6-Nov-03 03-513 22-Oct-02
s. 2002 National Health Insurance Program (NHIP)
Requirement for Rural Health Units/Health
Philhealth Circular No. 37,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Centers Accredited by Philhealth to a Post 7-Oct-02
s. 2002
Philhealth Accredited Signage
Philhealth Circular No. 38, Requirements for the Reissuance of Lost
6-Nov-03 03-513 22-Oct-02
s. 2002 Damaged Accreditation ID Cards

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Clarificatory Rules for Day Surgeries Performed
Philhealth Circular No. 39,
6-Nov-03 03-513 in Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgical Clinics 1-Oct-02
s. 2002
(ASC)
Philhealth Circular No. 40, Referral of Chest X-ray Services to Philhealth
6-Nov-03 03-513 25-Oct-02
s. 2002 Accredited Private Hospitals
Guidelines for Filing of Application for the
Philhealth Circular No. 41,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Renewal of Accreditation of Institutional Health 29-Nov-02
s. 2002
Care Providers for CY 2003
Reimbursement of Radionuclides and High
Philhealth Circular No. 42,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Energy Radiation and Electrons used in Radiation 29-Dec-02
s. 2002
Therapy as Drugs and Medicines
Implementing Guidelines for ICD-10 System and
Philhealth Circular No. 43,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Incorporation of the Philippine Modification into 26-Dec-02
s. 2002
the ICD-10 Coding System
Affirmation of the Reimbursement of Fresh
Philhealth Circular No. 01,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Whole Blood and Blood Products as Drugs and 19-Dec-02
s. 2003
Medicines
Philhealth Circular No. 02, Additional Drug for Inclusion to the Philhealth
6-Nov-03 03-513 12-Dec-02
s. 2003 List of Reimburseable Drugs (Positive List)
Additional List of Compensable Surgical
Philhealth Circular No. 03,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Procedures and Services in Relative Value Scale 12-Dec-01
s. 2003
2001
Philhealth Circular No. 04,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Suspension of Anesthesia Record Requirement 17-Dec-03
s. 2003
Philhealth Circular No. 05, Policies and Guidelines in the Accreditation of
6-Nov-03 03-513 14-Jan-03
s. 2003 Professionals
Philhealth Circular No. 06,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Accreditation Fee for Ambulatory Surgical Clinics 21-Jan-03
s. 2003

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Clarification on the Requirements on Application
Philhealth Circular No. 07,
6-Nov-03 03-513 of Hospitals for Renewal of Phihealth 30-Jan-03
s. 2003
Accreditation
Guidelines on the Coverage of Barangay
Philhealth Circular No. 08, Officials, Personnel and Volunteers under the
6-Nov-03 03-513 3-Feb-03
s. 2003 Formal or Employed Sector of the National
Health Insurance Program (NHIP)
Philhealth Circular No. 09,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Amendment to Circular No. 15, s. 2001 26-Feb-03
s. 2003
Philhealth Circular No. 10,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Increase in ROOM and Board Benefits 26-Feb-03
s. 2003
Philhealth Circular No. 11, Accreditation of Health Centers/Rural Health
6-Nov-03 03-513 12-Feb-03
s. 2003 Units under the Inter-Local System
Posting of the Names of Accredited
Philhealth Circular No. 12,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Physicians/Dentists by Accredited Hospitals for 17-Jan-03
s. 2003
Information of Philhealth Members
Supplement to Philhealth Circular 14, s-2002 re:
Philhealth Circular No. 13, Philhealth Medicare para sa Masa (Indigent)
6-Nov-03 03-513 12-Mar-03
s. 2003 Identification Card for Member of the Sponsored
Sector
Philhealth Circular No. 14, Dialysis Package for Philhealth Accredited Free-
6-Nov-03 03-513 17-Mar-03
s. 2003 Standing Dialysis Clinics
The New Philhealth Maternity Care Package for
Philhealth Circular No. 15,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Normal Spontaneous Delivery (NSD) Performed 17-Mar-03
s. 2003
in Accredited Hospitals
Philhealth Maternity Care Package for Normal
Philhealth Circular No. 16,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Spontaneous Delivery (NSD) Performed in Non- 25-Mar-03
s. 2003
Hospital Facilities

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Philhealth Circular No. 17, Accreditation of Directly Observed Treatment
6-Nov-03 03-513 18-Mar-03
s. 2003 Shortcourse (DOTS) Facilities
Updated Summary of Documentary
Philhealth Circular No. 18,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Requirements in the Availment of NHIP 28-May-03
s. 2003
(Medicare) Benefits
Philhealth Outpatient Anti-Tuberculosis Directly
Philhealth Circular No. 19,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Observed Treatment Short-Course (DOTS) 21-May-03
s. 2003
Benefits Package
Philhealth Circular No. 20, Clarification on Dialysis (Philhealth Circular # 14,
6-Nov-03 03-513 26-May-03
s. 2003 2-2003)
Philhealth Circular No. 21, Clarification of ICD-10 Codes Applicable to the
6-Nov-03 03-513 20-May-03
s. 2003 Disease Category "Cataract"
New Premium Contribution Schedule for the
Philhealth Circular No. 22,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Employed and Sponsored (Indigent) Sectors 20-Jun-03
s. 2003
Starting CY 2004
Guidelines on the Implementation of Value-
Added Tax (VAT) on Sale of Services by Persons
Philhealth Circular No. 23,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Engaged in the Practice of Profession or Calling 25-Jun-03
s. 2003
and Professional services Rendered by General
Professional Partnership, etc.
Philhealth Circular No. 24, Omnibus Guidelines on Entitlement to NHIP
6-Nov-03 03-513 11-Jul-03
s. 2003 Benefits
Supplement to the Rules on Philhealth's
Philhealth Circular No. 25,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Maternity Care Benefits for Hospitals and Non- 7-Jul-03
s. 2003
Hospital Facilities
Philhealth Circular No. 26,
6-Nov-03 03-513 SARS Benefit' Guidelines 1-Aug-03
s. 2003

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
Amendment to Philhealth Circular No. 43, s-
Philhealth Circular No. 27,
6-Nov-03 03-513 2002 or the Revised Implementing Guidelines 11-Aug-03
s. 2003
for the ICD-10 Coding System
Addendum to Philhealth Circular 15, S-2002 Re:
Philhealth Circular No. 28,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Settlement of Arrears of Under-remitting, 15-Sep-03
s. 2003
Delinquent and Non-Remitting Employers
Renewal of Accreditation of Approved
Philhealth Circular No. 29,
6-Nov-03 03-513 Institutional Health Care Providers within 3 4-Sep-03
s. 2003
Months before Expiry.
Pilot Test of the Integration of Organized Groups
Philhealth Circular No. 31,
6-Nov-03 03-513 in the Informal Sector to the National Health 16-Sep-03
s. 2003
Insurance Program
Premium Remittance and Availment of Employed
Philhealth Circular No. 32, Members who are on Leave without Pay and
6-Nov-03 03-513 6-Oct-03
s. 2003 Seasonal Employees not Gainfully Employed for
a certain period of Time
Reimbursement of Claims for Drugs Listed in the
Philhealth Circular No. 34,
30-Oct-03 03-508 PNDF Vol. 6th Edition and Philhealth List of 2-Oct-03
s. 2003
Reimbursable Drugs (Positive List)
Extension of Effectivity of Ketorolac in the
Philhealth Circular No. 33,
29-Oct-03 03-507 Philhealth List of Reimbursable Drugs (Positive 1-Oct-03
s. 2003
List)
Philhealth Circular No. 30, Additional Drug for Inclusion to the Philhealth
23-Oct-03 03-496 1-Oct-03
s. 2003 List of Reimbursable Drugs (Positive List)
Philhealth Circular No. 24, Omnibus Guidelines on Entitlement to NHIP
7-Jan-03 03-471 11-Jul-03
s. 2003 Benefits
Board Resolution No. 324, Revised Implementing Rules and Relations of the
15-Jun-00 211 26-Apr-00
s. 2000 National Health Insurance Act of 1995 (RA 7875)

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date
Date Filed Ref. No. Subject No. Subject Title
Adopted
An act Instituting a National Health Insurance
26-Sep-95 95-251 Board Resolution No. 05 13-Jun-95
Program

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