3 weeks Solon bares ‘systematic anomaly’ in reimbursement of already paid COVID-19 tests Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- A lawmaker hit what she called a "systematic anomaly" in the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) involving the reimbursement of COVID-19 swab tests already paid for personally by its members. Bagong Henerasyon Partylist Rep. Bernadette Herrera said she has received numerous reports where PhilHealth members who underwent tests but did not avail of the COVID-19 testing benefit package of the state-run insurance agency were still asked to provide their PhilHealth identification number. "Once provided, a hospital or testing center then processes a reimbursement against that person's PhilHealth account, and the money is pocketed by these unscrupulous i...Keep ... more