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P.I niyo! Foreign Affairs Secretary Locsin slams hospitals for allegedly charging their patients for donated PPEs

Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Teodoro Locsin couldn’t cover his anger after listening to the information that some hospitals are allegedly charging their sufferers for using Personal Protection Equipments (PPEs).

On Sunday, Locsin Jr slammed the hospitals for allegedly asking their sufferers to pay for the PPEs that they obtained from the donations of the federal government and personal sector.

“I heard that hospitals are charging patients for the PPEs donated to them. P*t*ngina niyo,” Locsin tweeted.

Locsin’s followers shared their ideas on the information shared by the international affairs secretary.

Dr. Teddy Herbosa mentioned that it’s wonderful if the non-public hospitals charged their costumers for the PPEs in the event that they purchased it utilizing their very own cash.

“I have been trying to think hard how to prevent this. The private hospitals buy PPEs. If they bought it I have no problem Charging those. But if they get donations from the private sector or the government, how should we monitor that those are not abused and charged? Suggestions?” Herbosa mentioned.

Netizen @TitaMaldita_ additionally heard the identical information from one in every of her viber teams, saying that some hospitals are promoting PPEs for 3,000 pesos per set.

“I read that too in one of my Viber resident groups. Been trying to find it but too many msgs. OP said she was charged 3K/PPE set. Nurse checks in on her 8x/day and changes PPE each time. So 24K/day. Face screaming in fear Disclaimer: just read that, not verified, but pls investigate,” she commented.

Netizen @ianklsdmbldr expressed disappointment after studying the publish of Locsin, saying that some hospitals could also be making the most of the state of affairs.

“Some hospitals will really take advantage of the fact Philhealth will pay them mostly in full, some will pad up charges so they can earn more. Greed even during a pandemic and their work is romanticized,” he remarked.

Some of them are additionally urging the federal government to research the hospitals allegedly promoting donated PPEs.

Donation of PPEs poured after medical professionals succumbing from COVID-19 rises within the nation.

One firm, San Miguel Corporation even donated P500-M value of PPEs to totally different hospitals within the nation.

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