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Election fever stokes the NHI fire

 18 Apr 19
When in the grip of election fever, it becomes even more difficult than usual to decipher facts from the deluge of rhetoric and obfuscation proffered by politicians.…

The Eskom of healthcare

 04 Mar 19
Election season is here and this past week we have heard about the ruling party’s grandiose National Health Insurance (NHI) proposal and its new springboard, the report by the Presidency on last year’s Presidential Health Summit.…

Warning: SA's centrist medical schemes strategy will bring higher costs and poorer quality

16 May 18   Michael Settas
News from the medical schemes regulator, the Council for Medical Schemes (CMS), that it is pressing ahead with a draft consultative framework on compelling the consolidation of medical schemes, tells us that the proposed National Health Insurance (NH…