Senate OKs Malasakit bill | The Manila Times

Reference: Ismael, J. J. (2019, November 12). Senate OKs Malasakit bill. The Manila Times. Retrieved November 12, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/11/12/news/national/senate-oks-malasakit-bill/655261/ Senate OKs Malasakit bill By Javier J. Ismael November 12, 2019 THE Senate approved on Monday a bill that aims to institutionalize the establishment of Malasakit Centers or one-stop centers for medical and financial assistance … Continue reading

Funding for 3 departments may still increase | Philstar.com

Reference: Punay, E. (2019, September 23). Funding for 3 departments may still increase. Philstar.com. Retrieved September 23, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/09/23/1954143/funding-3-departments-may-still-increase Funding for 3 departments may still increase Edu Punay (The Philippine Star) – September 23, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The proposed appropriations for at least three departments under the P4.1-trillion national budget for next year … Continue reading

Salceda to Duque: ‘Shape up or ship out’ | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, September 02). Salceda to Duque: ‘Shape up or ship out’. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved September 02, 2019 from https://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/salceda-duque-%E2%80%98shape-or-ship-out%E2%80%99 Salceda to Duque: ‘Shape up or ship out’ By WENDELL VIGILIA September 02, 2019 CAN’T take the heat? Get out of the kitchen.

Bong Go: Malasakit centers not partisan tool | The Philippine Star

Reference: [The Philippine Star]. (2019, August 24). Bong Go: Malasakit centers not partisan tool. Philstar.com. Retrieved August 24, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/08/24/1945929/bong-go-malasakit-centers-not-partisan-tool Bong Go: Malasakit centers not partisan tool (The Philippine Star) – August 24, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Bong Go has clarified the purpose of the Malasakit center, amid questions raised by … Continue reading

Lagman questions PCSO funding for Bong Go-backed Malasakit Centers | Philstar.com

Reference: Cigaral, I. N. (2019, August 23). Lagman questions PCSO funding for Bong Go-backed Malasakit Centers. Philstar.com. Retrieved August 24, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/08/23/1945788/lagman-questions-pcso-funding-bong-go-backed-malasakit-centers Lagman questions PCSO funding for Bong Go-backed Malasakit Centers Ian Nicolas Cigaral (Philstar.com) – August 23, 2019 – 1:19pm MANILA, Philippines — Rep. Edcel Lagman (Albay, 1st District) on Friday questioned the … Continue reading

Mafia owns PhilHealth | Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, August 15). Mafia owns PhilHealth. Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor. Retrieved August 15, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/08/15/mafia-owns-philhealth/ Mafia owns PhilHealth By Hananeel Bordey – August 15, 2019 12:08 AM Seven members of an alleged mafia behind the irregularities in state-owned Philippine Health Insurance Corp (PhilHealth) who exerted vast influence that … Continue reading

Mounting PhilHealth dues hurting hospitals, says exec demanding P204M | Inquirer News

Reference: Ramos, M. (2019, August 13). Mounting PhilHealth dues hurting hospitals, says exec demanding P204M. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved August 13, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1153104/mounting-philhealth-dues-hurting-hospitals-says-exec-demanding-p204m SENATORS TOLD OF ‘VERY POOR COLLECTION’ Mounting PhilHealth dues hurting hospitals, says exec demanding P204M By: Marlon Ramos – Reporter / @MRamosINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:24 AM August 13, 2019 MANILA, Philippines … Continue reading

FULL TEXT: Duterte’s 2019 State of the Nation Address | Philstar.com

Reference: [Philstar.com]. (2019, July 22). FULL TEXT: Duterte’s 2019 State of the Nation Address. Philstar.com. Retrieved July 25, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/07/22/1936926/full-text-dutertes-2019-sona-speech FULL TEXT: Duterte’s 2019 State of the Nation Address (Philstar.com) – July 22, 2019 – 7:21pm [Delivered at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives, Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City on 22 July … Continue reading

Dengue alert nationwide | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, July 16). Dengue alert nationwide. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299923/dengue-alert-nationwide.html Dengue alert nationwide posted July 16, 2019 at 01:50 am by Macon Ramos-Araneta Health department says 4 regions breach epidemic threshold The Department of Health declared a national dengue alert Monday due to the rapidly rising number of cases … Continue reading

New chief looks into PhilHealth mess | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Manuel, E. N. (2019, July 09). New chief looks into PhilHealth mess. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 09, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/09/new-chief-looks-into-philhealth-mess/ New chief looks into PhilHealth mess By Elmer N. Manuel – July 9, 2019 12:05 AM Following the outrage sparked by the discovery of the anomalies in the Philippine Health … Continue reading

Service in an instant | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: TDT. (2019, July 06). Service in an instant. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/06/service-in-an-instant/ Service in an instant By TDT – July 6, 2019 01:40 AM The processing of documents required to seek government medical assistance is now down to only one day from the previous seven days.

Angara seeks probe on PhilHealth to protect UHC funds | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 03). Angara seeks probe on PhilHealth to protect UHC funds. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 04, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/angara-seeks-probe-on-philhealth-to-protect-uhc-funds/ Angara seeks probe on PhilHealth to protect UHC funds July 3, 2019 | 8:42 pm PHILSTAR A SENATE investigation on the “ghost dialysis” claims involving the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), among other … Continue reading

Angara seeks probe on PhilHealth ‘scams’ | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Nonato, V. (2019, July 04). Angara seeks probe on PhilHealth ‘scams’. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 04, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/angara-seeks-probe-philhealth-%E2%80%98scams%E2%80%99 Angara seeks probe on PhilHealth ‘scams’ BY VINCE NONATO – July 04, 2019 THE Senate will look into remedial measures that will “prevent and combat” the misuse of billions of pesos in funds of the Philippine … Continue reading

Gordon starts probe on PhilHealth irregularities | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. (2019, June 27). Gordon starts probe on PhilHealth irregularities. BusinessWorld. Retrieved June 28, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/gordon-starts-probe-on-philhealth-irregularities/ Gordon starts probe on PhilHealth irregularities June 27, 2019 SENATOR RICHARD J. GORDON — PHILSTAR/MICHAEL VARCAS SENATOR RICHARD J. Gordon on Thursday said he plans to hold an investigation on irregularities in the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) when … Continue reading

Better IT system key to preventing health fraud | BusinessWorld

Reference: Cortez, G. & Villegas, V. M. (2019, June 26). Better IT system key to preventing health fraud. BusinessWorld. Retrieved June 27, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/better-it-system-key-to-preventing-health-fraud/ Better IT system key to preventing health fraud June 26, 2019 FORMER HEALTH Secretary Enrique T. Ona said upgrading the information technology (IT) systems within the Department of Health (DoH) and … Continue reading

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