Uncertainty over many aspects of NHI but govt ‘ready’ for corruption

Uncertainty over many aspects of NHI but govt ‘ready’ for corruption

Uncertainty over many aspects of NHI but govt ‘ready’ for corruption

AUGUST 14TH, 2019 A FOCUS, NHI ROUNDUP

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says the authorities are ready to tackle the threat of large-scale corruption to the National Health Insurance scheme, writes MedicalBrief. There is concern also over already escalating medical emigration, differing interpretations of what, if any, role medical schemes will play, the consitutionality of the Bill, and the ethical implications for private medical practitioners.

The NHI Bill, which seeks to embed in law universal health care for all, was introduced to Parliament on Thursday of last week. News24 reports that announcing the introduction, Mkhize did not shy away from the threat of corruption that has seen the crippling of state-owned enterprises.

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