Duterte signs universal healthcare bill into law
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President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday signed into law the bill guaranteeing all Filipinos equal access to quality and affordable goods and services in healthcare.
Duterte signed the Universal Health Care Act during a ceremony in Malacañang.
Under the law, all Filipino citizens are automatically enrolled into the National Health Insurance Program as direct contributors or those who have the capacity to pay premiums, and indirect contributors sponsored by the government