21 Jun NHI bill gazetted, makes way for NHI fund

Government has been mulling National Health Insurance for years and today, the National Health Insurance Bill was finally gazetted - paving the way for the Health Department to set up an NHI fund. Now, the public will have three months to comment on the Bill along with the changes being made to medical aids via the Medical Schemes Amendment Bill. And Minister of Health, Aaron Motsoaledi has already indicated that he expects a hurricane of protest over the draft health laws, he joined us on the line.
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