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Mediclinic News : EDITORIAL: AFTER MARKET INQUIRY’S REPORT MKHIZE IS ON THE SPOT OVER STATE RESPONSIBILITIES FOR PRIVATE HEALTH

Title

EDITORIAL: AFTER MARKET INQUIRY’S REPORT MKHIZE IS ON THE SPOT OVER STATE RESPONSIBILITIES FOR PRIVATE HEALTH

Date

2019-10-09

Link

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/editorials/2019-10-09-editorial-after-market-inquirys-report-mkhize-is-on-the-spot-over-state-responsibilities-for-private-health/

News Description

BUSINESS LIVE The government should implement reforms to stabilise runaway prices after the department of health neglected its oversight role The Competition Commission’s health market inquiry, which published its final report last week, has set out in meticulous detail what most readers of this paper instinctively know. Patients are flummoxed by the complexity of medical schemes, specialists all want to be millionaires, and not even the dismal state of the economy seems to dampen the profit margins of JSE-listed private hospitals and medical scheme administrators.
Created at 2019/10/14 10:08 AM by Mediclinic
Last modified at 2019/10/14 10:08 AM by Mediclinic