National Health Insurance

 
Medical aids may know their fate by 2020 under the National Health Insurance
Medical aids may know their fate by 2020 under the National Health Insurance
Medical aids may know their fate under the National Health Insurance (NHI) by 2020, says Paresh Prema, the head of benefits management for the...
Syndicates and devious health professionals may target National Health Insurance
Syndicates and devious health professionals may target National Health Insurance
Criminal syndicates and unscrupulous doctors may be defrauding the private health sector of millions as experts warn that medical schemes may reach...
Medical aid board says SA has no choice but to back NHI
Medical aid board says SA has no choice but to back NHI
South Africa’s healthcare system is not merely unviable or unsustainable, "it is at the brink...
NHI funding details absent from budget speech
NHI funding details absent from budget speech
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s budget speech did not shed light on how the government will fund its National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme,...
Where will David van Rooyen's priorities lie?
Where will David van Rooyen's priorities lie?
“Mine is a colossal task that comes at a time of a difficult global climate.” New Finance Minister David van Rooyen couldn’t have spoken...
Polokwane resolution #8: National health insurance
Polokwane resolution #8: National health insurance
How much progress has the ANC made on their last set of goals before they look to setting new resolutions at the Mangaung conference? Look out for...
Doctors glum over SA health plan
Doctors glum over SA health plan
South Africa has a committed workforce of medical practitioners who enjoy their work. However, the state of healthcare in the country and continuing...
Health minister slams 'tender care' system
Health minister slams 'tender care' system
"The public sector has a problem, but three provinces are the most problematic – it's Gauteng, Limpopo and the Eastern Cape. We've...
NDP scraps increases linked to pupils' performance
NDP scraps increases linked to pupils' performance
A proposal to link a percentage of teachers' salary increases to pupil performance has been dropped from the
Low potential for NHI success in rural health
Low potential for NHI success in rural health
Simon Puttergill* is a clinical manager at a state hospital in an isolated part of the Eastern Cape. His colleagues describe him as exceptionally...
NHI seen as catch-all solution
NHI seen as catch-all solution
"To some extent in this document, NHI has become almost like a panacea to solve all the problems in the health system," Dr Duane Blaauw said during...
Gauteng health says Tshwane is ready for NHI rollout
Gauteng health says Tshwane is ready for NHI rollout
Tshwane is ready for implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme pilot phase, Gauteng health minister Ntombi Mekgwe said on...

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