Health minister Zweli Mkhize says he will study health inquiry findings

Health minister Zweli Mkhize says he will study health inquiry findings

Health minister Zweli Mkhize says he will study health inquiry findings
The final report includes a detailed assessment of problems in the private healthcare market, and proposes reforms to improve competition and drive down prices
02 OCTOBER 2019 - 12:04 TAMAR KAHN

Health minister Zweli Mkhize has welcomed the Competition Commission’s health market inquiry (HMI) report, saying he will study it in detail to determine the next steps.

The final findings and recommendations from the five-year inquiry were published in a report released on Monday. The report includes a detailed assessment of the problems in the private healthcare market, and proposes a set of interlinked reforms to improve competition, drive down prices and provide patients with better information about the quality of care they receive.

“We commend the commission for the detailed analysis and the professional manner in which the work of the commission was approached,” the health department said in a statement on Wednesday morning."

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