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NHI: Hard to outlaw private healthcare

June 28, 2018
National Health Insurance  

Despite government’s intention to introduce a single health system with compulsory contributions from all working South Africans, it may be impossible to outlaw private healthcare.

New medical schemes Bill intended to “protect” beneficiaries

June 22, 2018

On Thursday Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi released to the public the Medical Schemes Amendment Bill which seeks to abolish co-payments, waiting periods, late-joiner penalties and the use of brokers in the industry.