Atty. Dante A. Gierran officially assumed leadership of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) after Department of Health (DOH) Sec. Francisco T. Duque III swore him in via a simple ceremony held online on September 17.
Gierran replaced retired Army General Ricardo C. Morales who resigned on August 26, 2020 due to his health condition.
Gierran thanked Duque for his support to the National Health Insurance Program and vowed to regain the people’s trust in PhilHealth through effective public service devoid of fraud and corruption.
Prior to assuming the helm at the country’s state health insurance agency, Gierran retired from the service on February 2020 after serving the National Bureau of Investigation for 29 years, the last four of which as the Bureau’s chief.