Is an NHI fund really possible in 2017?

By Johann Serfontein, 1 March 2017, There is a process to be followed for passing any legislation, which is practically impossible to complete within this year, writes Johann Serfontein. In his recent budget speech, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan indicated that the establishment of the National Health Insurance (NHI) fund was imminent and that further […]

Committee hears of NHI pilot problems

By Khulekani Magubane, 29 March 2017, Teething problems at provincial health departments, including a lack of co-ordination, poor planning and uncertainty in districts, remain stumbling blocks to the effective testing of how the National Health Insurance (NHI) will work at pilot sites. The dire state of affairs was detailed in a Financial and Fiscal […]