Discovery on the NHI and future role of medical schemes - dofaq.co
BusinessTech - 13 Aug 2019 Discovery on the NHI and future role of medical schemes
Discovery Health says it is studying the contents of the new National Health Insurance Bill, published last week, and what it will mean for medical schemes in South Africa, at a time when its share price has slumped by the most since December 2015.
News24 - 15 Aug 2019 EXPLAINED: When will the NHI be implemented?
The National Health Insurance Bill was introduced to Parliament last week, but it will still be quite a while before South Africa has full universal health care.
Citizen - 23 Aug 2019 Role of medical aids in NHI still unclear – Discovery
Preventing those who can afford medical scheme cover and forcing them into the NHI system would 'also have the effect of increasing the burden on the NHI'.
IOL - 18 Aug 2019 'NHI won't happen because this govt can't organise anything' - economist
“Just relax, NHI is not going to happen.” Those were the words of economist Dawie Roodt this week as South Africans went into panic mode following the tabling ...
BusinessTech - 11 Aug 2019 Massive wave of doctors leaving South Africa ahead of the NHI
Experts have warned that the incoming National Health Insurance (NHI) may be dead on arrival as a large number of doctors plan to leave South Africa or ...
News24 - 08 Aug 2019 Five things you need to know about the new National Health Insurance Bill
Parliament is releasing the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill on Thursday morning. Here is how healthcare in South Africa is likely to change.
Daily Maverick - 14 Aug 2019 Ambitious National Health Insurance plan stalked by the shadow of State Capture
National health insurance is a fabulous idea for the nation and for social justice. But with the history of State Capture and a notoriously inefficient state, there is a ...
The South African - 13 Aug 2019 NHI South Africa: Plan to fight state take-over of doctors expected today
NHI is a very important and controversial government policy which aims to completely change the way healthcare is provided in South Africa.
Daily Maverick - 14 Aug 2019 National Health Insurance Bill will depress confidence and growth further
Despite its very laudable and necessary long-term aims, National Health Insurance will hurt growth in the short term, exacerbate job losses and threaten ...
Business Day - 15 Aug 2019 National Health Insurance will kill medical schemes, says institute
Introducing the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme will destroy smaller medical schemes while allowing bigger ones to benefit from forced consolidation, ...
Business Insider South Africa - 13 Aug 2019 This is how much money South Africa will spend this year on National Health Insurance preparation, VIP protection, scrapping old taxis, and food safety
The Appropriations Act for 2019 has been published, drawing a line under budget discussions for different government programmes. Here are some of the more ...
Citizen - 24 Aug 2019 Only a failing government could have come up with the NHI
The health department is not only to blame for the collapse of public hospitals; it's responsible for the failures of private health care too. . Performance in South ...
News24 - 31 Jul 2019 National Health Insurance: Is this medical aid paving the way to a new era in benefits?
The country's largest closed medical scheme slashed costs of care by 12%. Here's how they did it.
Citizen - 17 Aug 2019 Everyone, including the poor, ‘will cough up for NHI’
Higher taxes would hit the more affluent harder than the middle class, but an increase in VAT would see everyone pay, an analyst says. . Who will pay for the ...
BizNews - 15 Aug 2019 Making sense of the NHI and your future medical costs – money expert Dawn Ridler
Dawn Ridler sizes up NHI and, like many others in financial services sector, is worried that, while the intentions are good, the execution will not work.
SowetanLIVE Sunday World - 13 Aug 2019 NHI must be put into practice now
The paradigm in the health sector must shift now so that all South Africans regardless of status, class or skin colour can enjoy quality healthcare treatment.
Daily Maverick - 20 Aug 2019 Forget NHI: Strengthen what we have, and build what we need — jobs
Medicine alone is rarely the answer to public health crises. Jobs, good education, safe neighbourhoods, housing and healthy food are what South Africans need ...
SAPeople News - 23 Aug 2019 South Africa Pledges Fiscal Discipline and Ramaphosa Lists Benefits in Sweeping Health Reform NHI (National Health Insurance)
South Africa's proposed switch to universal health coverage – known as the National Health Insurance (NHI) program – will be managed in a fiscally responsible ...
eNCA - 24 Aug 2019 NHI to be rolled out in stages: Ramaphosa adviser
A proposed move to universal health coverage in South Africa will be rolled out in stages as the budget improves.
Moneyweb.co.za - 08 Aug 2019 Five things making headlines in South Africa today
Health minister introduces NHI Bill to parliament, MTN and Standard Bank results, mining and manufacturing output and more.