[In the news] Duterte tells PhilHealth execs: Resign -PhilStar.com

Resignation or termination.

These were the two options President Duterte gave officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth), which has been rocked by a multibillion-peso fraudulent scam involving dead kidney patients.

Duterte was to meet last night with the PhilHealth board, including ex-officio members, at Malacañang to hear the full report of the agency on the scam and announce the start of a top-to-bottom revamp, senator-elect Christopher Go told reporters.

Go said he spoke with the President on Sunday night. He was told that Duterte would ask for the resignation of PhilHealth officials, including regional vice presidents who reportedly have been bickering, to the detriment of the delivery of services.

“The President told me he was very dismayed by what happened. The President won’t allow this, so there must be accountability and the issue of command responsibility. The President really wants a revamp,” he revealed.

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