3 weeks Senate panels’ reports on PhilHealth clash Manilatimes
SEN. Panfilo Lacson said the separate reports of the Blue Ribbon Committee and the Committee of the Whole (CoW) did not agree on who should be held accountable for the rampant corruption in the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth).
SEN. Panfilo Lacson He noted that the CoW, led by Senate President Vicente Sotto 3rd, is expected to release its report today, September 1. Lacson on Monday said he was “more than satisfied” by the contents of the panel’s report but he declined to elaborate. One of the whistleblowers claimed that the members of the executive committee (execom) run the “mafia” in PhilHealth. Sen. Richard Gordon, chairman of the ... more