Did NHI receive enough funds to keep going?

2018-02-22 09:59

Did South Africa’s National Health Insurance (NHI) receive enough of a fund injection to be implemented any time soon?

Health budget to prioritise NHI, HIV/AIDS treatment and new watchdog

2018-02-21 14:11

Health accounts for 13.9% of government spend and priorities include NHI, the antiretroviral programme for HIV/Aids treatment and the establishment of a regulatory authority for health products.

Escaping the clutches of doom

2017-12-10 06:09

The ANC’s new leaders need a sense of purpose and must leave behind the rot of the Zuma era, writes Tebogo Khaas.

Gigaba offers no clarity on taxes

2017-10-29 06:00

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has given little indication of how government intends raising the additional R15bn in tax revenue outlined in the 2016 Budget Review.

Tax increases not an option, says BUSA

2017-10-23 21:30

Cost cutting and revenue generating efficiencies should be priorities in Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's mini budget, says Business Unity South Africa.

Plan to cut tax credits could see poorest medical aid holders lose out

2017-08-29 07:35

Removing tax credits for medical schemes will make them unaffordable to 22% of current scheme holders, affecting poorer members most, according to research.

Fraud costs private healthcare R22bn - SIU

2017-07-18 13:11

At least 7% of all medical claims in South Africa are fraudulent, with the total fraud costs in the private healthcare system estimated at R22bn each year.

Private sector involvement vital for NHI - expert

2017-07-17 13:21

South Africa should rely on the strengths of its private healthcare system for a successful rollout of the planned national health insurance scheme, says an international expert.

Your medical aid tax rebates to fund NHI - ANC

2017-07-10 19:23

The ANC wants the current tax rebates to individuals on medical aids to be scrapped and the money used to fund the National Health Insurance.

National Health Insurance approved and gazetted

2017-06-30 10:22

Everyone will contribute to the NHI, and no-one will be turned away based on their financial status.


Government sticking to NHI with extra R4.2bn

2018-02-21 14:25

Government is still dead set on National Health Insurance, an additional R4.2bn has been allocated to the programme.

Finances plague NHI pilot project

2018-01-14 06:03

Doctors’ and pharmacists’ debit orders have been bouncing because they haven’t received salaries.

NHI could go same route as e-tolls, Davis Tax Committee warns

2017-11-13 21:30

The uncertainty around National Health Insurance is cause for concern, says the Davis Tax Committee, which emphasised the need for proper consultation before its implementation.

No detail on NHI funding

2017-10-25 14:22

The 2017 mini budget did not give any indication on how government intends to fund the much mooted National Health Insurance scheme, despite it being a priority spending area over the next three years.

Mini budget 2017: Three elephants in the room

2017-10-15 06:00

Players in the nuclear sector are looking for funding for the proposed new build programme and policy certainty from the mini budget.

NHI bill to come before Cabinet in November

2017-07-20 09:08

The National Department of Health hopes to have the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill before Cabinet in November this year after which it will be made available for public comment.

Fewer medical schemes in store for SA

2017-07-18 06:02

Government hopes that the number of private medical schemes and the options they provide will decrease under the proposed National Health Insurance plan.

No clear financial plan on NHI scheme

2017-07-16 06:00

The lack of a clear financial plan in the white paper on the National Health Insurance scheme and how it would be funded is halting decision making in the private sector.

NHI and your medical scheme: as clear as mud

2017-07-07 07:35

Aaron Motsoaledi has presented the revised White Paper on National Health Insurance. Here’s what it says about the possible future of private medical schemes.

NHI Fund to be established

2017-02-22 15:07

Treasury plans to prioritise finalising the National Health Insurance Bill and it will establish an NHI Fund, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says.

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