The NHI: Analysis from a public choice perspective – MPIYAKHE DHLAMINI
The NHI is set to be South Africa’s version of universal healthcare where resources are pooled in order to provide health services for everyone. Apart from the many flaws in the manner in which it is being implemented, a most serious flaw is that it is going to be prohibitively expensive. Scant attention has been paid in the South African public discourse to the structure of the proposed system and the problems inherent therein.
The NHI is a single-payer system where the government would be the sole purchaser of health services on behalf of all South Africans. The government would be responsible for certifying healthcare providers from both public and private providers. It is also envisioned that supply and demand-side measures would be implemented, presumably, to contain the economic effects that will arise from having zero prices on the demand side of the equation.
To read further, please click here.
The Constitution and the Rule of Law: An Introduction – MARTIN VAN STADEN
The NHI: An economic disaster - Freedom/Inkululeko
Boycotting Israeli academy, and arbitrary hate speech criteria
'The Road to Serfdom' 75 years later
Compulsory schooling laws aren’t progressive, they’re inhumane
Capitalism fosters human cooperation like nothing else
One reason the modern left keeps winning: They think long term
Media Digest & Cuttings MARCH 2019 for all media coverage
Follow us on TWITTER for quick updates and news
Like us on FACEBOOK to receive advance notifications of live interviews and much, much more
Watch our YouTube videos on ChannelFMF
Become an individual member/donor, a corporate member/donor or donate to Khaya Lam project
All individuals and companies can donate and deduct a maximum of 10% of their taxable incomes to Section 18A approved Public Benefit Organisations. The minimum annual payment we require is R250. All payments of R250 or more will be treated as a donation for which you will receive a Section 18A certificate for SARS.
TEL +27 11 884 0270 | FAX +27 11 884 5672 | EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org
PO Box 4056, CRAMERVIEW 2060
Bryanston Gate, Block 5, Ground Floor, 170 Curzon Road, BRYANSTON
Click here to unsubscribe from future emails
Publish date: 03 April 2019
The views expressed in the article are the author’s and are not necessarily shared by the members of the Foundation.