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Mediclinic News : NHI IMPLEMENTATION 2026 DEADLINE IS TOO TIGHT, FFC WARNS

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NHI IMPLEMENTATION 2026 DEADLINE IS TOO TIGHT, FFC WARNS

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2019-10-09

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BUSINESS DAY The Finance and Fiscal Commission says the timeline is too short to complete all the necessary steps to establish the National Health Fund The government’s proposed deadline for establishing the National Health Insurance (NHI) fund is too short, the advisory body the state is required to consult with on revenue, warned parliament on Wednesday. The NHI fund is a central pillar of the government’s plans for achieving universal health coverage, which promises to provide patients with care that is free at the point of service. The mechanism and timeline for implementing the fund is set out in the NHI Bill, which is currently being considered by parliament. It proposes that the fund be fully operational by 2026.
Created at 2019/10/14 10:19 AM by Mediclinic
Last modified at 2019/10/14 10:19 AM by Mediclinic