Ongoing delays in the Health Market Inquiry impacts right to health

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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Radiologists ask panel for help on pricing

The Health Market Inquiry panel has its work cut out to determine the true state of pricing in the private healthcare sector. This week’s public hearings concluded with submissions from…

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Radiologists ask panel for help on pricing

The Health Market Inquiry panel has its work cut out to determine the true state of pricing in the private healthcare sector. This week’s public hearings concluded with submissions from…

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"SA needs more doctors" Netcare tells HMI

"SA needs more doctors" Netcare tells HMI

Netcare agreed that the HPCSA is dysfunctional and the issue is particularly concerning because the country has a shortage of health professionals.  Netcare emphasised the limitations on private bodies to train professionals proposing that the inadequacy in training capacity indicates a need for private medical training.

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CMS delays prejudice patients, HMI panel discovers

CMS delays prejudice patients, HMI panel discovers

The Acting Registrar, Dan Lechutjo led the CMS team in the oral submissions to the Panel. He was supported by Paresh Prema, General Manager of Benefits, Anton de Villiers, General…

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HMI: Licencing, RWOPS and Quality take centre stage

HMI: Licencing, RWOPS and Quality take centre stage

In today’s session, the Panel sought to understand how the public and private sectors interact with one another. The Western Cape, Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal Departments of Health all made oral…

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