House lawmakers eye emergency powers for Duterte to fix PhilHealth mess


Posted at Sep 02 2020 10:53 PM

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House lawmakers want to give President Rodrigo Duterte extra powers to fix anomalies at the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth). 

Health Sec. Francisco Duque, who sits as ex-officio chairman of the state insurer, backs the proposal. He also maintains innocence even as a Senate committee recommends charges against him in connection with the corruption scandal. - The World Tonight, ANC, September 2, 2020