NHI should be funded with taxes from 'all employed South Africans', HPCSA tells Parliament

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The HPCSA has made a proposal on the NHI to Parliament.
The HPCSA has made a proposal on the NHI to Parliament.
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All employed South Africans should foot the bill for the National Health Insurance (NHI), and while private medical aid schemes may continue to exist, they should be funded separately over and above the tax paid for the NHI.

And the NHI should be the only funding mechanism for health in the country, the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) has proposed to Parliament.

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