Philhealth, PSA work on ‘data sharing’ to know if claimant is dead or alive

MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) on Wednesday said it is working with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) on data sharing to enable them to verify if its claimants are either dead or alive. "What we're doing and what we did is, even before this WellMed issue, we were already in talks with the PSA about data sharing," Philhealth spokesperson Dr. Gigi Domingo said in an interview over Radyo Inquirer. "Para 'yung mga death statistics nila, kung ma-share sa amin, then ita-tag na namin sa database na namatay na 'yung mga taong iyon," Domingo further explained. According to Domingo, Philhealth already had "two or three" meetings with P...

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