In spite of the stoppage order of all gaming activities of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), the government-owned and controlled corporation (GOCC) assures the continuance of its medical assistance program.
In a statement released on Monday on their official Facebook page, PCSO said it’s Individual Medical Assistance Program (IMAP) services at the Lung Center of the Philippines in Quezon City and all its PCSO branch services will continue to serve those who need it until otherwise instructed.
According to PCSO’s website, IMAP is the flagship program of the agency which was institutionalized in 1995 to provide timely and responsive financial assistance to individuals with health-related problems.
With the Guarantee Letter as the medium used in providing such services addressed to health facilities (Hospitals, Dialysis Centers, etc.), the PCSO assumes the obligation of a specific amount due from the client for the services rendered.
The amount of assistance is based on the classification system established under the program.
Here’s PCSO’s official statement on this: