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Press esc, or click the close the button to close this dialog box. The thing is to tap it to get it organized and establish personal relationships. Shortcut for site map footer labor code of the philippines pdf download section of the page. Lachica noted, 18, Fil-Am war veterans have received their benefits, half in the US, half in the Philippines. In America, kung 65 years old and above, you will get Medicare coverage. We need his support especially when they meet in the White House.

When they got to the United State they were turned away.

Fil-Am advocates campaign for US medicare portability

It was the same case with year old Celestino Almeda of Virginia and 3, to 4, other veterans who were denied health care benefits because their names were not on a ;df list, despite having on hand discharge papers signed by American officers, pay stubs and mission orders.

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This was in A community activist since high school in the University of downolad Philippines, Lachica has always believed in the mustering communities, especially the Filipino population in America, an estimated 3.

Last month, President Aquino announced, lhilippines will discuss this issue with Obama in their June meeting in Washington, to allow top Philippine-based hospitals that are caring for Fil-Am retirees, to be accredited by US Medicare Insurance.

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From their early efforts, initially weighed-down by a lack of assertive local leadership against discriminatory practices, and the coordination and cooperation labor code of the philippines pdf download children of Fil-Am war veterans, Lachica said, today their campaign depends on empowering Fil-Ams to fight for their rights.

They were given US passports. Medicare portability “The Veterans are leading the way on the Medicare Portability. A friend of mine who runs this Southern California Hospital council said, if you guys go on strike the whole healthcare system in the US will collapse. You might be a citizen by virtue of citizenship in Uncle Sam’s army but you’re not entitled to veterans benefits,” Lachica recalled, saying that downlpad where the campaign started.

I’m honored to be one of the point persons of this campaign. Remittance for Pfd Council. Shortcut for FAQ page. Peso Sense – Financial Pff Program. About Fil-Am immigrant professionals retire every day.

We were hoping that we could tap that People Power. But while they can take their Social Security pension and savings anywhere in the world, it is a different story for their Medicare in-patient, out-patient and prescription coverage overseas, unlike private medical insurance. And it’s really sad they were being shunned to the side,” Lachica said. Accessibility key for redirecting to homepage.

The big challenge of our Fil-Am leaders is to motivate and energize and philippined bring them to the polls. Pinakita niya sa akin yung kanyang discharge papers Lachica noted, most of World War II veterans incould have been automatic US Citizens had the Consul, who was swearing them in, not labor code of the philippines pdf download removed.

Eric Lachica, a veteran lobbyist in the United States is spearheading the campaign for “Medicare portability,” designed to allow retired Filipino-American immigrant professionals access to their Medicare benefits at internationally-accredited hospitals and health care providers in the Philippines.

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Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations. Backed by Congressman Bob FilNer of San Diego, California and war veterans, they took their campaign to the streets, drew media coverage and eventually public attention. Month of Overseas Filipinos. I am going to Europe as an Au Pair Program participant. But he admits, while pushing the labor code of the philippines pdf download cause was a breeze during the term of Former President George W. Shortcut for search page.

He adds, they also look forward to some developments following an earlier meeting with Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario this week. Today, Lachica admits, their campaign depends on closely working with their Asian-American allies and mainstream veterans organizations.

And I met his colleagues. In 17 years, Lachica has organized campaigns that helped get five bills passed in the US Congress.

Follow us and get in touch! Shortcut for contact page or form inquiries. Lachica added, Filipinos also have to overcome the baggage of colonial mentality. I’d like to retire and have a long-term stay here. Bush who recognized Fil-Am veterans well before he took the top seat in the White House, persuading US President Bill Clinton to support labor code of the philippines pdf download veterans years earlier, was no easy task. Shortcut for viewing the content section of the current page.