Extra perks, privileges for PWDs pressed



by Charissa Luci


A House leader has filed a bill seeking to provide monthly stipend of R500 and mandatory Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) coverage to persons with disabilities (PWDs) on top of the privileges accorded to them under the law to help ensure their “rehabilitation, self-development and self-reliance.”


Iloilo City Rep. Jerry Trenas filed House Bill 6470 to amend Republic Act 7277 or the Magna Carta for Disabled Persons to help PWDs attain a “more meaningful, productive and satisfying life.”

Read more at MB.Com.Ph


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