Private health care must become cheaper

2013-11-28 16:28

The price of private health care needs to be reduced to help the National Health Insurance scheme work, according to Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.

State attacking private healthcare

2012-07-26 16:00

The government is seeking to replace private healthcare with national health insurance, says the Health Policy Unit of the Free Market Foundation.

SA health insurance expenditure highest

2012-03-05 16:20

Private health insurance in South Africa is estimated to contribute 42% to national expenditure, says the People's Health Movement.

Netcare to report 26% rise in earnings

2011-11-11 12:18

Netcare, SA's second-largest hospital group by value, says it expects an increase of up to 26% in full-year earnings.

Private healthcare regulation welcomed

2010-11-02 15:10

The regulation of soaring healthcare costs in the private healthcare sector has been applauded by the Board of Healthcare Funders.


Primary healthcare for domestic workers

2013-02-27 09:21

Private health-care will be available to domestic workers nation-wide at a cost of R170 to the employer, according to a report on Tuesday.

NHI pilot districts named

2012-03-22 16:49

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has unveiled 10 districts, including Pretoria, where pilot programmes to test the national health insurance will be rolled out.

SA medical aid fraud decreasing - survey

2012-01-10 14:53

A study done by KPMG shows a decline in cases of medical aid fraud with all administrators speaking out against malpractice.

Motsoaledi: NHI may reduce medical costs

2011-08-12 13:40

The proposed National Health Insurance may bring down exorbitant private healthcare costs, says Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.

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