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

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.

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

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

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

UHC law means more nurses need to stay in PHL | BusinessWorld

Reference: Cortez, G. M. (2019, June 14). UHC law means more nurses need to stay in PHL. Business World. Retrieved June 14, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/uhc-law-means-more-nurses-need-to-stay-in-phl/ UHC law means more nurses need to stay in PHL June 14, 2019 | 12:05 am THE Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) said it is exploring measures to raise … Continue reading

House under GMA passes all Duterte priority bills | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Jalea, G. (2018, June 8). House under GMA passes all Duterte priority bills. The Manila Times. Retrieved June 10, 2018 from https://www.manilatimes.net/house-under-gma-passes-all-duterte-priority-bills/566332/ House under GMA passes all Duterte priority bills | The Manila Times Online BY BY GLEE JALEA ON JUNE 8, 2018 The House of Representatives under Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has passed … Continue reading

Senate pushes bigger increase in tobacco tax | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. (2019, May 24). Business World. Retrieved May 24, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/senate-pushes-bigger-increase-in-tobacco-tax/ Senate pushes bigger increase in tobacco tax May 24, 2019 | 12:31 am By Charmaine A. Tadalan Reporter THE SENATE is pushing a bigger increase in excise tax on tobacco products, proposing a hike to P45-60 per pack by 2023 from … Continue reading

5 UHC humps stall bicam | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2018, November 20). 5 UHC humps stall bicam. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 19, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/11/20/5-uhc-humps-stall-bicam/ 5 UHC humps stall bicam By Mario J. Mallari – November 20, 2018 12:05 AM Five contentious issues held up the bicameral conference committee in crafting a reconciled version of the Universal … Continue reading

Overheating fears doused | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2018, November 15). Overheating fears doused. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 19, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/11/15/overheating-fears-doused/ Overheating fears doused By Mario J. Mallari – November 15, 2018 12:07 AM The economy is not overheating but is on the way to sustained growth as a result of the government’s infrastructure buildup … Continue reading

PhilHealth ready for UHC enactment—Ferrer | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, February 25). PhilHealth ready for UHC enactment—Ferrer. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved February 27, 2019 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/national/288712/philhealth-ready-for-uhc-enactment-ferrer.html PhilHealth ready for UHC enactment—Ferrer posted February 25, 2019 at 11:20 pm by Macon Ramos-Araneta Philippine Health Insurance Corp. acting president and CEO Dr. Roy B. Ferrer assured the Filipino public that the state-run agency is prepared … Continue reading

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