The Republic Act 106016 or the Universal Health Care Act amends the previous PhilHealth Coverage. It will provide mandatory health care for all Filipinos.
The RA 106016 amends the law on PhilHealth to expand the coverage to other sectors such as the poorest of the poor, abandoned children, persons with disabilities, and those who are not regularly employed.
The budget will be taken from the income generated from the Sin Tax Law.
Universal Health Care Law Signed by PNoy Reviewed by Phil Newsome on 6/22/2013 Rating: