Everything you ever wanted to know about the NHI but were afraid to ask

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Rebecca Davis – 16 May 2024

The National Health Insurance Bill signed by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday is a notoriously complex piece of legislation which few people have actually read. We break it down.

What is the NHI?
The most important thing to note is that it is not a health system (as per Britain’s National Health Service), but a fund – which the government will use to buy healthcare services for people from both the public and private sectors…