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Revised Statement of Issues

The Competition Commission has issued a revised statement of issues for the Health Market Inquiry into the Private Healthcare Sector. They note that this should be read in conjunction with the previous statement of issues available here. Revised Statement of…

Patient voices to be heard

Patient voices to finally be heard in the Health Market Inquiry In the early hours of 4 May 2011, Phindile Mlotshwa was startled awake because she couldn’t breathe. She didn’t make it to work that day because she had difficulty drawing…

Regulation 8 Amendment

On 14 July 2015, the Minister of Health published an amendment to Regulation 8 of the Regulations to the Medical Schemes Act for public comment. This amendment sought to change the current position concerning prescribed minimum benefits (PMBs), which is…

Market Inquiry Update

The Competition Commission has re-opened registration for participants to make oral submissions at the public hearings of the Market Inquiry into the Private Health Care Sector to ensure that there is wider public participation. The main purpose of the first…