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Mediclinic News : FUNDING ESTIMATES EXCEED FISCAL REALITY

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FUNDING ESTIMATES EXCEED FISCAL REALITY

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2019-10-31

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BUSINESS DAY - PAGE 14 The government’s original estimates for implementing National Health Insurance (NHI) are unaffordable in the current fiscal environment, and even a limited package of reforms will require an extra R33bn on top of the of the existing health budget from 2025/2026, the Treasury said on Wednesday. Officials remained tight-lipped about how the ambitious plan is to be financed, saying only that discussions were still under way at a political level.
Created at 2019/11/04 09:07 AM by Mediclinic
Last modified at 2019/11/04 09:07 AM by Mediclinic