Posts Tagged Universal Health Care Bill

Healthcare funding gap to get bigger if no sin tax increase —DOF

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 18, 2019

The Department of Finance (DOF) said there will be a funding gap of P62 billion for the recently passed Universal Health Care (UHC) if Congress will not increase sin taxes...

PhilHealth assures enough funds for universal healthcare

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 27, 2019

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) assured on Tuesday there will be enough funds implement the recently signed Universal Healthcare law. PhilHealth acting president Roy Ferrer clarified during a press...

Bicam panel approves Universal Health Care bill

admin   •   November 27, 2018

  The Congressional Bicameral Conference Committee has finally approved on Tuesday (November 27) the reconciled version of the Universal Health Care Bill after two hearings. Under the bill, all Filipinos...

Bicam fails to approve the Universal Health Care Bill

Marje Pelayo   •   November 20, 2018

PASAY CITY, Philippines – The two chambers of Congress failed to agree on some provisions of the Universal Health Care Bill. Because of this, the Bicameral Conference Committee delayed the...

Senate passes Universal Health Care bill on 3rd reading

admin   •   October 11, 2018

QUEZON CITY, Philippines — The Senate on Wednesday (October 10) passed on third and final reading Senate Bill 1896 or the Universal Health Care Bill that seeks to provide all...

Cigarette prices to increase more with passage of Universal Health Care Bill – DOH

Marje Pelayo   •   August 16, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines – The prices of cigarettes are seen to go up further as higher tariffs are set to be imposed on tobacco products to fund the Universal Health...

PhilHealth seeks to increase premium contributions to P3,600

UNTV News   •   August 3, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — Senators have begun discussion on Wednesday regarding the Universal Health Care Bill, one of the priority bills of the Duterte administration. The legislation primarily aims to expand...


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