1 week Hold-departure order, hospital arrest sought by solons against erring Philhealth officials MB
A hold-departure order and hospital arrest were sought by two lady lawmakers against officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. that the Department of Justice found liable for various criminal cases in connection with alleged fund irregularities at Philhealth. Even before the charge sheets could be sent to the Office of the Ombudsman, ACT CIS Partylist Rep. Jocelyn Tulfo and Bagong Henerasyon Rep. Bernadette Herrera swiftly issued press statements proposing the legal actions that only courts can order. The DOJ-led Task Force Philhealth has released the initial findings of its investigation into the financial mess.  It has recommended various criminal charges against several ... more