Duterte to propose abolishing PhilHealth to Congress

MANILA, Sept 29 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night said he will propose the abolishment of the embattled Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to Congress amid allegations of widespread corruption hounding the state health insurer. “Itong...

PhilHealth execom is ‘real, bad’ mafia, says regional VP

MANILA, Aug 18 (Mabuhay) — PhilHealth regional vice president Dennis Adre on Tuesday supported the claim that the incumbent executive committee of the state health insurer is the “mafia” behind several alleged irregularities. “In the previous Senate...

One year not enough to solve ‘systematic’ PhilHealth fraud, Morales says

MANILA, Aug 11 (Mabuhay) — Embattled PhilHealth President and CEO Ricardo Morales on Tuesday said his one year of service in the state health insurer is not enough to stem the deep-seated problem of fraud. “Fraud has always been with the system as it has always been...