TASK FORCE TO SUBMIT REPORT ON PHILHEALTH INVESTIGATION BY SEPTEMBER 14
The inter-agency task force created by President Rodrigo Duterte to investigate the alleged irregularities at the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) is targeting to submit a report of their findings to the chief executive by September 14.
According to the Department of Justice spokesperson Undersecretary Markk Perete, the task force has been given a deadline of 30 days from the constitution’s date to submit a report to the President.
Duterte ordered the creation of the inter-agency task force to investigate the allegations thrown against PhilHealth, such as the audit of the agency’s finances and conduct of lifestyle checks on its officials and employees.
The task force is composed of the Department of Justice, Office of the Ombudsman, Commission on Audit, Civil Service Commission, Office of the Executive Secretary, Undersecretary Jesus Melchor Quitain of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President and the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission.