How you will be paying for the NHI, and what happens to your medical aid – everything you need to know

Screen Shot 2019-08-10 at 07.50.12.pngThe Department of Health has published its revised National Health Insurance Bill, promising to bring universal health coverage to every South African.

Since being mooted, the NHI has faced constant controversy including questions around how it will be funded, which medical issues will be covered and how private medical aid users will be impacted.

These concerns have been compounded by a lack of clarity from government, and a pilot project which showed ‘mixed results’.

However, minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize has made it clear that his department will tackle these issues ‘as and when they appeared’, and that the NHI will be introduced ‘whether you like it or not’…..more

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