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HMOs told not to discriminate against people living with HIV

Jul 17, 2019 - 6:25 PM

The Insurance Commission sets guidelines for health maintenance organizations on the assessment of risks of persons with HIV or perceived to have HIV

COA holds SSS President Dooc liable for crashing office car

Nov 19, 2017 - 5:25 PM

Emmanuel Dooc is found negligent for dozing off behind the wheel of his government-issued car in 2015, when he still headed the Insurance Commission

GOVERNMENT CAR. The Commission on Audit makes SSS president accountable for crashing his government car.

5 non-life insurance firms intend to close down

Jun 21, 2017 - 8:34 PM

The companies fear they will not be able to comply with future capital requirements by the Philippine Insurers and Reinsurers Association

CAPITAL INTENSIVE. Under the Amended Insurance Code, the capital requirement of insurance companies will increase every 3 years until 2022. File photo

Duterte names new SSS president

Nov 17, 2016 - 1:59 PM

Insurance Commissioner Emmanuel Dooc is a champion of mandatory disaster insurance coverage for households and small businesses

File photo of Insurance Commissioner Emmanuel Dooc

Duterte admin urged to approve mandatory disaster insurance

Oct 26, 2016 - 1:00 PM

The Philippine Catastrophe Insurance Pool PCIP aims to speed up recovery for low income households and SMEs after a disaster

AFTERMATH. Residents in Tuguegarao City check houses destroyed by Typhoon Lawin (Haima), which was a super typhoon when it hit land on Wednesday, October 19. File photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

PH seeks to expand insurance coverage for the poor

Jul 14, 2016 - 3:15 PM

That micro insurance coverage has grown from covering 3 million people to around 31 million in such a short time is a big phenomenon says DOF Undersecretary Gil Beltran

Aquino EO: Insurance Commission to oversee health maintenance orgs

Dec 02, 2015 - 1:54 PM

The IC will now supervise solvency of HMOs and prevention of fraud in the industry

READY. Insurance Commissioner Emmanuel F. Dooc says the Insurance Commission is ready to take on this transfer of responsibility of regulating, governing HMOs from the Department of Health.

How GPS, fitness wristbands disrupt PH insurance industry

Sep 24, 2015 - 12:45 PM

The rise of web connected devices is affecting how insurance companies do business and interact with policy holders

MARKET DISRUPTORS. The rise of portable data-gathering devices casts risks and rewards to local insurance companies

Insurance Commission goes after memorial chapels

Jul 13, 2015 - 10:00 PM

The commission issues legal orders to two unlicensed chapels offering plans that bear similarities to pre need services

APEC pushes microinsurance for disaster mitigation

Apr 29, 2015 - 7:23 PM

With global damage due to calamities reaching 300 billion leaders are now encouraged to invest in microinsurance to strengthen disaster resilience in communities an ADB specialist says

The 11th Phil General Insurance Summit: Assuring the insured

May 07, 2014 - 8:57 AM

The summit concludes that the challenges and issues the insurance industry confronts are becoming more and more difficult and complex

Life insurance premium payments reach P170B in 2013

Jan 28, 2014 - 6:15 PM

When figures for the non life insurance sector comes in Insurance Commissioner Emmanuel Dooc expects the entire industry to hit the target P200B for the year

OPTIMISTIC. Insurance Commissioner Emmanuel Dooc sees growth in the industry for 2014 despite slowdown due to Super Typhoon Yolanda in the last quarter of 2013. Photo from

Insurance Commission employees get P10,000 bonus

Jan 21, 2014 - 8:29 PM

President Benigno Aquino III also announces a fresh 6 year term for Insurance Commissioner Manny Dooc and vows to approve the agency s reorganization plan

REWARDING EXCELLENCE. President Benigno Aquino III grants a P10,000 bonus to the Insurance Commission. File photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

Faster insurance claims processing for Yolanda victims

Dec 03, 2013 - 4:24 PM

Insurers set up claims action centers for quick processing of claims in various areas ravaged by Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan

TENT CITIES. Homeless survivors continue to live in tents as they wait for better temporary structures from government. Photo by Rappler

Full liquidation of Prudentialife Plans pushed

Mar 08, 2013 - 5:40 PM

The Insurance Commission is set to announce next week the liquidation value of Prudentialife Plans Inc that will be distributed to its plan holders

VALUATION. The Insurance Commission is set to announce next week the liquidation value of Prudentialife Plans Inc. Photo by AFP