BSP reports that remittances hit an all-time high of 22.8 billion US Dollars for the year 2013. For December alone, overseas Filipinos sent home a record 2.2 Billion US Dollars. The amount is an increase of 6.4 percent year on year. USD 22.8 billion dollars represent about 8.4 percent of Gross domestic product in 2013.
Filipinos can now avail of PhilHealth services without the hassle of gathering numerous documentary requirements for application. Today, applicants need only to accomplish their PhilHealth Member Registration Form (PMRF) whether they are registering manually or online. For more details, read this article: http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/346080/economy/companies/philhealth-rolls-out-simplified-convenient-registration-process