POEA Phase 1 Evaluation Proof of insurance
POEA requires direct hire applicants to present a proof of insurance coverage. This is stipulated in the Direct hire evaluation requirements checklist from POEA. The exact requirement is:
"Proof of certificate of insurance coverage covering at least the benefits provided under Section 37-A of RA 8042 as amended."
"RA 8042" refers to Republic Act 8042: Migrant Workers act of 2015. "Section 37" refers to the The Congressional Migrant Workers Scholarship Fund. Excerpt below:
SEC. 37. THE CONGRESSIONAL MIGRANT WORKERS SCHOLARSHIP FUND. - There is hereby created a Congressional Migrant Workers Scholarship Fund which shall benefit deserving migrant workers and/or their immediate descendants below twenty-one (21) years of age who intent to pursue courses or training primarily in the field of science and technology. The initial seed fund of two hundred million pesos (P200,000,000.00) shall be constituted from the following sources:
... (a) Fifty million pesos (P50,000,000.00) from the unexpected Countrywide Development Fund for 1995 in equal sharing by all members of Congress;
I'm not sure what this is for.
TODO: I'm still inquiring about this.