The day started with a short program which was followed by a gift giving for the early batch of patients who sought the center’s assistance.
For the information of everyone, the Malasakit Center is a one-stop shop for all government medical and financial assistance offices. It is available for all Filipinos particularly the poor and the indigent patients. It is non-partisan, accessible, and has a standard system of availment of services.
At CLMMRH, it houses the following offices – Medical Social Services (DOH), Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), Philhealth, Dept. of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), and Negros Occidental Comprehensive Health Program NOCHP.
Its daily operations include releasing of Member Data Record (MDR) by Philhealth, Point of Service (POS) Enrollment of inpatients with inactive or those without Philhealth membership, and provision of discounts and assistance to all patients according to DOH classification on indigents.