During the first-Monday flag raising ceremony at the Capitol grounds on November 5, 2018, Local Health Insurance Officer Leonora A. Sobrevilla of PhilHealth-Abra updated her fellow public servants on total of population covered PhilHealth in the province.

According to Sobrevilla of PhilHealth-Abra, there are 2,308 families enrolled and were able to avail benefits from PhilHealth. She also said that there are still 692 slots open for families.

She also said that 82.87% of the population had already been covered by Philhealth.With this Sobrevilla said that they are still looking for the 17.13% of the population which is not yet covered by the department.

Also, thanked Governor Joy Bernos for continuously sustaining the programs and she appealed for the continuity and sustainability of the sponsorship program in the province.

Sobrevilla also shared a trivia stating Abra was the first province to adopt the LGU- sponsored program in the entire Philippines.