SECTION27 Submission on the Health Market Inquiry’s Provisional Report

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 the private sector, particularly, pricing and the drivers of the…

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Make private health “more human”

Make private health “more human”

Demand, the FDoH submitted is related to want which can be created whereas need is related to, amongst other things, burden of disease and availability of healthcare services. Demand for private healthcare is higher in Bloemfontein than anywhere else, with result that there is excess capacity in terms of beds. This happens at the same time as the need is high in poorer more rural areas, but the demand is lower because people are less able pay for private healthcare.

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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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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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