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THE DEPARTMENT of Justice (DoJ) is reviewing the memorandum of agreement (MOA) between Philippine Red Cross and Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) before releasing payments for coronavirus swab tests to the former, citing “procurement issues” in the deal.
The government will pay its obligation to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) for conducting coronavirus tests, Malacanang said Friday. Presidential Spokesman Harry L. Roque said...
Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III said privatizing the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) will improve its efficiency in delivering services amid calls to...
A SENATOR has filed a bill seeking to reorganize the Philippine-Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) after President Rodrigo R. Duterte approved corruption charges against top officials.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has approved the filing of criminal charges against top officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) for corruption.
A senator on Thursday rejected a House of Representatives proposal to give President Rodrigo. R. Duterte special powers to reorganize corruption-ridden Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth).
SENATE President Vicente C. Sotto III on Wednesday asserted that the country’s health chief is liable, at least for abandonment or negligence, in the alleged widespread corruption in state-run Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth).
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte will take further action on Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) officials based on the findings of the task force he created to look into alleged irregularities at the agency.
THE SENATE committee that investigated the alleged widespread corruption in the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) has recommended the filing of criminal and administrative charges against those involved in irregularities, including top ranking officials.
THE two state pension funds and the public health insurer are expected to incur budget deficits until at least 2021, according to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM).
The Civil Service Commission (CSC) head denied on Friday that she had suppressed information regarding irregularities done by officials of the Philippine Health Insurance...
FILING OF cases against Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) officers and health care institutions allegedly involved in irregularities has been slow and low in number, according to the task force recently formed to look into anomalies in the state insurer.
THE Philippine Health Insurance Corp. should be abolished and replaced by a new agency through legislation, the Senate blue ribbon committee said in a report on Tuesday after a probe that exposed corruption among high-ranking officials.
PHILIPPINE HEALTH Insurance Corp. officials on Tuesday admitted lying about the agency’s anomalous IT procurement program to avoid Senate detention for contempt.
A SENATE investigation of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) for alleged corruption will continue even if the agency’s chief executive officer takes a medical leave, a lawmaker said on Monday.
President Rodrigo R. Duterte ordered the creation of a task force to investigate irregularities within the Philippine Health Corp. (PhilHealth) as the state insurer’s...
THE SENATE Committee of the Whole will proceed with its investigation of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) on Tuesday even as the chamber put the Senate building on a two-week lockdown.
THE national government released P69.161 billion worth of subsidies to government-owned and -controlled corporations (GOCCs) in June, with 83% going to the National Food Authority (NFA) and Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth).
OMNIBUS Bio-Medical Systems Inc. has denied allegations that it has hoarded and sold overpriced coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing equipment and kits to the national government.
THE PHILIPPINE Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) has set case rate packages for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients, which will take effect April 15. PhilHealth,...
THE PHILIPPINE Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) is cracking down on hospitals for fraudulent claims involving such schemes as “upcasing” and “patient seeking.”
“A CHEAP stunt.”
PHILHEALTH President Ricardo Morales admits that nationwide implementation of the Universal Health Care (UHC) Law will take a few years to take effect, citing funding and capability issues.
A QUEZON City (QC) court has dismissed for lack of jurisdiction the estafa charges against an officer of WellMed Dialysis and Laboratory Center Corp. and two whistle-blowers in connection with the “ghost dialysis” claims.
A SENATE investigation on the “ghost dialysis” claims involving the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), among other concerns, has been formally sought in a resolution filed by Senator Juan Edgardo M. Angara.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte has appointed retired army general Ricardo C. Morales as member of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) Board of Directors, representing the indirect contributors.
SENATOR Panfilo M. Lacson flagged a possible “conflict of interest” on the part of Health Secretary Francisco H. Duque III after the senator learned that a PhilHeath office in Region 1 is established in a building owned by the Secretary.
DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) Secretary Francisco H. Duque III denied claims made by Senator Panfilo M. Lacson that he was involved in the misuse of government funds during his term as PhilHealth president, saying that these were resolved in his favor years ago.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has asked the board members of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), including Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Roy B. Ferrer, to turn in their resignation, according to Senator-elect Christopher Lawrence T. Go.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte has directed the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) to file criminal charges against its officials involved in the funding of “bogus” kidney dialysis treatments.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed into law a measure that requires the government to automatically enroll all persons with disabilities (PWDs) into the National Health Insurance Program.
PHILIPPINE HEALTH Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) claimants, whose applications were filed online and with the 61st day falling within Aug. 6-31, have been exempted from the 60-day filing rule in consideration of a systems upgrade undertaken by the agency.
By Charmaine A. Tadalan A bill seeking to provide mandatory Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) coverage of persons with disability (PWDs) has hurdled second reading...
Senator Leila M. De Lima has filed a resolution seeking investigation on the P4.75 billion net loss incurred by the Philippine Health Insurance Corp...
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