Saturday, November 19, 2005

DoH asks for antibird flu fund

Senator Mar Roxas called for a Senate inquiry into the financial condition of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. after its officials admitted that it needs P150 billion in trust funds to settle the claims and availments of its members. Roxas said while the financial records of PhilHealth appeared to be “looking good,” these do not reflect the agency’s capability to fully pay all the claims and availments of the members.

Read The Manila Standard Today for the full story.

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