SBN-851: Providing Funds from PAGCOR Income to Modernize Public Health Infrastructure

An Act Modernizing Public Health Infrastructure, Providing Funds From The Philippine Amusement And Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) Income, Amending For The Purpose Presidential Decree No. 1869, As Amended By Republic Act No. 9487

  • The bill proposes to amend the PAGCOR charter by allocating the 50% share of the national government in the aggregate gross earnings of the Corporation to fund the modernization of public health infrastructure, specifically of all district, provincial and regional hospitals in the country.
  • This allocation is meant to improve the quality of healthcare that the public hospitals deliver by modernizing their medical equipment and facilities, supporting their possible increase in bed capacity and providing additional funding for the procurement of necessary medicines.
  • Funding requirements shall be included in the General Appropriations Act (GAA) under the DOH.


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