2 weeks Duterte considered abolition, privatization of PhilHealth — Sotto Inquirer
        MANILA, Philippines ---President Rodrigo Duterte wanted the beleaguered Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) abolished or privatized amid allegations of corruption within the agency, Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III revealed on Thursday. On Wednesday, Duterte met with leaders of Congress, including Sotto, to discuss measures that would eradicate red tape and corruption in government.   "He said he wanted PhilHealth abolished or privatized but I said it might be better to wait a few months and see how the new administration performs and that I have a bill making the Secretary of Finance the chair of ... more