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ANGARA TO PHILHEALTH: REIMBURSE HOSPITALS NOW

Most of the country’s hospitals have been facing extreme pressures due to the COVID-19 pandemic so whatever the government owes them for their services should be settled swiftly, Senator Sonny Angara said. “There is growing concern over a possible surge of new cases of COVID-19 now that the deadly Delta variant of the virus is already […]

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POE TO PHILHEALTH: REIMBURSE HOSPITALS NOW

Senator Grace Poe is urging the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) and the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to work harder to expedite the release of funds to hospitals and health workers, as the country faces fierce threats from the Delta variant. “We’ve been in this trying situation for over a year and both […]

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LAPID: DELIVERY RIDERS SHOULD BE REIMBURSED FOR CANCELLED ORDERS

Senator Lito Lapid has filed a bill which seeks to provide protection to delivery riders/drivers, by requiring food and grocery delivery service providers to establish a mandatory reimbursement scheme for cancelled orders. For months now, since the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, most people have been confined to their homes to avoid crowded […]

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MAKE GRABFOOD SHOULDER CANCELED ORDERS – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian said he has filed a bill which seeks to transfer the “risk” of customer no-shows on ride-sharing and food courier company Grab Philippines, following an incident where a GrabFood delivery man was allegedly forced to sell 14 unclaimed orders of milk tea after the customer cancelled the order. In a Twitter post, […]