Public urged to engage with NHI Bill

Public urged to engage with NHI Bill

Public urged to engage with NHI Bill

Cabinet has called on members of the public to engage the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill, which is currently before Parliament.
Public urged to engage with NHI BillThe Bill was released earlier this month by Parliament, paving the way for public participation and engagement on it.

“Once it is passed into law, the Bill will give effect to universal access to healthcare to all citizens in our country, irrespective of their socio-economic background. This right is enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa,” Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu said.

He was on Thursday briefing members of media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting that was held on Wednesday in Cape Town.

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