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PIA Press Release
Monday, January 16, 2012

Red Cross invites public to avail of PNRC membership program

by Juliet Saley

BONTOC, Mt. Province, Jan. 16 (PIA) -- The Philippine Red Cross is encouraging individuals aging six to 65 years old to avail of the Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) Membership Program.

Red Cross -Mountain Province Chapter Administrator Marcellius Diaz said the Red Cross membership program requires only a very minimal fee covering the whole year.

Aside from the other Red Cross services, the membership provides financial assistance in times of accident. “The concept of the program is that while you share a minimum amount for the Red Cross beneficiaries, you are also protecting yourself,” Diaz said.

Under this program, individual members could choose to avail of any of the five types of membership. The Classic Membership is for those who are six to 25 years old. With a minimal membership fee of P35, members an avail of a P5,000 accidental medical reimbursement and a daily hospital allowance of P150 a day in case of accident or natural illness for a maximum of 60 days in a year. The membership also offers a P12,000 disablement, dismemberment or accidental death benefit or a benefit of P12,000 for unprovoked murder or assault and a P5,000 burial assistance.

The Premier Bronze type of membership aged six to 65 years old requires a membership fee of P100 covers accidental death, disablement and dismemberment, unprovoked murder and assault benefit of P35,000, burial assistance of P5,000, accidental medical reimbursement benefit of P5,000 and P150 daily hospital allowance if hospitalized.

For the Premier Silver (6 to 65 years old) and with a P300 membership fee, members could avail of P100,000 accidental death, disablement and dismemberment benefit; unprovoked murder and assault benefit; P5,000 burial assistance, P10,000 accidental medical reimbursement benefit; and P200 daily hospital allowance if hospitalized.

Premier Gold holders (6 to 65 years old) with a P500 membership fee could avail of P200,000 accidental death, disablement and dismemberment benefit; P200,000 unprovoked murder and assault benefit; P5,000 burial assistance, P10,000 accidental medical reimbursement benefit; and P200 daily hospital allowance if hospitalized; and the Premier Platinum holders (6 to 65 years old) with a P1,000 membership fee could avail of P300,000 accidental death, disablement and dismemberment benefit; P300,000 unprovoked murder and assault benefit; P5,000 burial assistance, P10,000 accidental medical reimbursement benefit; and P200 daily hospital allowance if hospitalized.

Senior citizens aged 66 to 80 years old with a membership fee of P300 and Senior Plus aged 81 to 85 years old with P350 membership fee could both avail of P50,000 accidental death, disablement and dismemberment benefit; P50,000 unprovoked murder and assault benefit; P5,000 burial assistance; P5,000 accidental medical reimbursement and a daily hospital allowance of P100 if hospitalized.

The coverage of the program becomes effective on the date of registration with PNRC and members would be issued a membership ID depending on what plan applied for.(JDP/JBS-PIA CAR,Mt. Prov.)

 
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