PH Red Cross eyes cheaper COVID-19 swab tests, says Gordon

 

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) is working on lowering the price of its swab tests for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from the previous P3,500 to at least P3,200, Senator Richard Gordon said Wednesday.

At the Kapihan sa Manila Bay forum, Gordon, PRC chair, said he wants to lower the price of the swab tests being offered by the humanitarian organization after the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) made a partial payment of its P1.1 billion debt to the PRC.

“Hinahabol ko na maaprubahan na mas mura. In fact because nagbayad na ang PhilHealth (Philippine Health Insurance Corporation), tinatanong ko ‘yung mga tao ko sa computati…

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