5 days PCSO to transfer P420 M to PhilHeath MB
By Jel Santos Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) General Manager Royina Marzan-Garma on Friday said they have prepared the P420 million for PhilHealth as early as February, saying the agency has anticipated the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the country. On March 25, the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-MEID) ordered the PCSO to transfer the P420 million to PhilHealth to augment the fund requirements of government for COVID-19. (MANILA BULLETIN) “The agency anticipated the need for emergency response and readied the funds since COVID-19 became a serious threat globally early this ... more