MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has named former National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Director Dante Gierran as the new head of the embattled Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth).
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed this in a text message to reporters Monday night.
Gierran will replace Ricardo Morales, who resigned last week as PhilHealth president and CEO due to his medical condition.
Gierran served as NBI chief since his appointment in 2016. He retired in February and was replaced by Eric Distor who was named officer-in-charge of the NBI.
Morales, who was reportedly undergoing treatment for lymphoma, step down from his po…
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