The Market Inquiry into the Private Health Care Sector is an investigation conducted by South Africa’s Competition Commission because of concerns of high prices in private health care and the general state of competition in this sector. Click here to read more on the Market Inquiry.

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Make private health “more human”

FDoH: “some of these things don’t need regulation, they just need us to be more human” Free State is a centrally located province within South Africa and is divided into one metro (Mangaung Metro) and four districts: Xhariep, Lejweleputswa, Thabo…

Apply healthcare regulation locally

Brain Ruff, the founder of PPO Serve Integrated Clinical Consortia, a consultancy of healthcare professionals, presented to the Health Market Inquiry on 17 May 2016. He indicated that he had academic experience and had worked for Discovery Health for 16…

Health Market Inquiry resumes hearings

The Health Market Inquiry resumed public hearings in Pretoria today, 3 May 2016. Following a cogent first set, the Panel has extended the general rounds to include relevant stakeholders that had not participated in the previous sittings. The South African…

Health Market Inquiry resumes

The second set of public hearings into the healthcare sector begins today 3 May 2016.  Attached is the schedule for the hearings set to take place in Pretoria this week and in Durban on 17 May 2016 Schedule-for-Continued-Set-1-19042016-Final

“SA needs more doctors” Netcare tells HMI

Netcare Hospital Group Melanie Da Costa, the Director of Strategy and Health Policy at Netcare Limited led the oral submission to the Panel.  Netcare has 57 hospitals across Lesotho and South Africa and holds a 54% stake in BMI Healthcare…