Sen. Panfilo Lacson is having second thoughts about finding sources of funding in the 2021 budget for the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) for implementing the Universal Health Care program.
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Palace Spokesman Harry Roque took to Twitter to voice his frustration over PhilHealth president Ricardo Morales’ failure to go after corrupt officials in the agency.
House committee on ways and means chair Joey Salceda has proposed the restructuring of the government “Build, Build, Build” program to focus on public health amid the coronavirus pandemic.
A Department of Health official on Friday underscored the importance of affordable medicines for the effective implementation of the Universal Health Care (UHC) Act, where Indian businesses can be tapped as a major supplier.
Deputy Speaker LRay Villafuerte has filed three bills covering the remaining tranches of President Rodrigo Duterte’s comprehensive tax reform program (CTRP) along with a new "sin" tax reform bill that aims to further increase excise taxes…
The Department of Finance is worried about the adverse impact of President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s directive to close all Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO)-regulated gaming activities on the financial requirements of the Universal…
Three years ago, elite members of the Management of the Philippines were less than impressed by presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte's campaign speech which they said lacked substance or was thin on his economic plans.
Senator Sonny Angara on Tueday said the government will be in a better position to fill the "massive" funding gap for the universal health care (UHC) program with the passage of the bill increasing the excise tax on tobacco products.
Voting 20-0-0, the Senate on Monday evening passed on third and final reading Senate Bill No. 2233 increasing the excise tax on tobacco products - a day before the last session of the 17th Congress.
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Wednesday appealed to the government not to rush the passage of the proposed bill raising tobacco excise tax as the public will end up shouldering the cost.
Sinabi ni DOH Asec Charade Mercado Grande na kasado na sa Hunyo ang public consultation para sa IRR ng Universal Health Care Law
Senator Sonny Angara on Monday sought approval of a bill increasing the excise tax on tobacco products - from P45 to P60 for the next four years - to reduce smoking prevalence among Filipinos and raise funds for the Universal Health Care…
With six session days remaining, Senator Win Gatchalian is optimistic that there is enough time to pass the proposed bill increasing the tobacco tax to ₱70 before it adjourns on June 7.
House Majority Leader Fredenil Castro on Wednesday said it was only natural for Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s satisfaction rating to be low considering brickbats thrown at her during the controversy over the delayed passage of the 2019…
Reelectionist Senator JV Ejercito is pushing for better healthcare for Filipinos in his latest political advertisement. In his 30-second campaign video, Ejercito is touted as "Mr. Healthcare" amid his role in the passage of the universal…
President Rodrigo Duterte is planning to give all Filipinos free burial but he won't announce it.
Former Socioeconomic Secretary Solita "Mareng Winnie" Monsod gave President Rodrigo Duterte rare praise for finally signing into law the shift from rice quota to rice tariffs Monsod said the Filipinos waited for 15 years for a President to…
Close to three years since assuming office, President Rodrigo Duterte claimed he has fulfilled all but one of the promises he made to Filipinos.
Re-electionist Senator JV Ejercito on Sunday urged parents to launch a “war on measles” by having their children vaccinated.
Kumpiyansa si Villar na mas madaling ipatupad ang rice tarrification kesa sa UHC dahil hindi hamak na mas maliit ang budget.
President Rodrigo Duterte expressed on Tuesday support for the implementation of the universal health care (UHC) program.
Disappointed si Senator JV Ejercito dahil nakapangako ito sa publiko na magandang pamasko ang Universal Health Care sa Filipino pero hindi parin na transmit sa palasyo para lagdaan ng pangulo.
Lumabas sa tv adds ni Harry Roque na sya ang may akda ng Universal Health Care sagot ni JV alam naman ng publiko kung sino ang nagluto ng UHC .