Health Market Inquiry

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.

Health Market Inquiry News

HMI will not consider OECD study

The study was roundly criticised by the South African hospital groups and funders such as Discovery Health, particularly on the grounds of what were described as technical and methodological flaws. Discovery, Mediclinic and Netcare made further written submissions to the HMI, criticising the study and its conclusions.

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Health Market Resources

  • Workshop Notes
  • Summaries of Health Market Inquiry hearings
  • Competition Commission Documents

Competition Commission Documents

  • Terms of Reference
  • Guidelines
  • Papers


  • Press Statements

Partner Links

  • Competition Commission South Africa