3 weeks UHC Law’s implementation cannot be delayed — Palace MB
By Genalyn Kabiling President Duterte may look for other capable persons to implement the country’s Universal Health Care (UHC) Law if the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) officials cannot do their job, Malacañang declared Thursday. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque raised the possible scenario after branding as illegal any plan to delay in the implementation of the Universal Health Care Act supposedly due to the limited PhilHealth funds. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque (PCOO / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) The country’s universal health law can actually be sustained using government funds and implemented by competent individuals if needed, according to Roque. ... more