Tag Archives: Philippine National Red Cross

Can the Armed Services Blood Program come to the rescue and replace the Philippine Red Cross?

As you already know the Defense Health Agency (DHA) and International SOS (ISOS) did not certify the Philippine Red Cross for blood and blood products. That leaves all Philippine TRICARE beneficiaries in a position of not having a standardized and … Continue reading

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The Philippine National Red Cross is not qualified to provide blood for TRICARE

A few months ago, while assisting with an inpatient claim from Northern Luzon, which included a claim for one unit of blood from the local Red Cross chapter, the claim for the blood was denied. When this was questioned it … Continue reading

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