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

SECTION27 Submission on the Health Market Inquiry’s Provisional Report

As an organisation that acts in the public interest, we are concerned about equitable access to health care services in…

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Ongoing delays in the Health Market Inquiry impacts right to health

The findings and recommendations of the HMI are critical to the public debate on the National Health Insurance and the Medical Schemes Bills, and thus it is critical that these findings are made public as a matter of urgency. 

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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