By Jocelyn R. Uy
The president of the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) and his four predecessors have been slapped with ethics cases before the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) for alleged fraud in the registration of the Philippine Society for Stem Cell Medicine (PSSCM) in the Securities and Exchange Commission.
By Tina G. Santos
Clean up your ranks first. This was the challenge of Philippine Medical Association (PMA) president Dr. Leo Olarte to the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), after the agency published a new print ad repeating the previous message that doctors are tax cheats.
By Tina G. Santos
Health Secretary Enrique Ona on Thursday urged doctors to issue receipts to their patients as he backed the Bureau of Internal Revenue’s (BIR) drive for the payment of right taxes.
By Niña P. Calleja
Cities are more attractive to doctors than rural communities causing a “maldistribution” of physicians in the country, according to Health Secretary Enrique Ona.
By Allan Nawal
A private sector-backed effort made Sarangani malaria-free for the first time ever, the Sarangani provincial health office said.
By Michelle V. Remo
Soon there will be no more need for prospective clients or patients to ask around about the rates that lawyers charge, and the consultation or professional fees doctors demand.
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced Tuesday that 1,834 out of 2,211 passed the Physician (Complete and Finals with Prelims) Licensure Examination given by the Board of Medicine in the cities of Manila, Cebu and Davao this August 2013.
By Philip C. Tubeza
Some doctors are forgetful or are just poor in math when preparing their income tax returns. Either way, they are not intentionally paying miniscule taxes, the head of the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) on Thursday said. Dr. Leo Olarte, the PMA president, said some doctors might be paying lesser taxes than those paid [...]
By Jerome Aning
The Bureau of Internal Revenue filed on Thursday a criminal complaint against a Cebu City-based ophthalmologist for evading taxes and failing to supply the BIR with correct and accurate information in his tax returns for 2009 to 2011.
By Charlie Señase
The December 18 road accident in Davao Oriental — which injured six Maguindanao doctors and their driver on the way to a medical mission for typhoon Pablo victims — has not deterred the province’s health workers from holding another mission there, the Maguindanao provincial health chief said on Friday.