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Mediclinic News : HEALTH OVERSIGHT BODIES PRESSURE MKHIZE ON NHI, BUSA WINS CONCESSION

Title

HEALTH OVERSIGHT BODIES PRESSURE MKHIZE ON NHI, BUSA WINS CONCESSION

Date

2019-09-11

Link

https://www.medicalbrief.co.za/archives/health-oversight-bodies-pressure-mkhize-nhi-busa-wins-concession/

News Description

MEDICAL BRIEF National Health Insurance (NHI) plans this week came under unexpected pressure from healthcare oversight bodies on the issues of independence and funding, and the private sector in the form of Business Unity SA wrung an unexpected negotiating concession from Health Minister Zweli Mkhize, writes MedicalBrief. The Health Ombud wants Parliament to review NHI-related legislation that causes his office to report to the minister; the Office of Health Standards Compliance, and the Council of Medical Schemes both want bigger budgets to meet increased NHI responsibilities, and Business Unity SA is enter into direct bilateral negotiations with government over its NHI concerns.
Created at 2019/09/20 01:35 PM by Mediclinic
Last modified at 2019/09/20 01:35 PM by Mediclinic