Billions of unpaid hospital claims due to backlogs, PhilHealth admits

We have money to pay debts in hospitals – PhilHealth

The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) said it has enough funds to pay its debts to hospitals amid complaints that the agency has existing debts amounting to billions of pesos. “PhilHealth reiterates its commitment to pay its obligations to its partner...
Senators ask PhilHealth to cover patients in tents

Senators ask PhilHealth to cover patients in tents

Senators on Thursday prodded the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) to cover patients staying in hospital tents, after getting reports saying that some hospitals required patients to pay P1,000 per hour.Senators Grace Poe, Nancy Binay, Juan Miguel Zubiri,...
Duterte orders PhilHealth to pay hospitals ASAP

Duterte orders PhilHealth to pay hospitals ASAP

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday directed the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) to speed up its payment of hospitals’ valid claims, Malacañang said. Palace spokesman Harry Roque said the PhilHealth had approved the application of a Debit-Credit...