9 months COA orders 5 Philhealth officials to return P20M paid as extra compensation to employees MB
By Ben Rosario The Commission on Audit has ordered five senior officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) to return to the government a total P20,072,671.09 that they authorized as perks and extra compensation to employees without presidential approval. Commission on Audit (MANILA BULLETIN) In a decision, the COA-Commission Proper, headed by Chairman Michael Aguinaldo, identified PHIC officials held liable as former Region 4A regional vice president Alberto C. Manduriao, fiscal controller Feliciana O. Pastorpide, Management Services Division chief Miguel T. Macalinao, Region 4A Bids and Awards Committee head Benjie A. Cuvinar, and cashier Erlinda R. Pronton. Commissioners Jose ... more