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Mediclinic News : MKHIZE: PRIVATE HEALTH CARE MORE DIFFICULT TO AFFORD WHEN NHI IS FULLY FUNCTIONAL

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MKHIZE: PRIVATE HEALTH CARE MORE DIFFICULT TO AFFORD WHEN NHI IS FULLY FUNCTIONAL

Date

2019-10-08

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News Description

INVESTING.COM Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Monday when the National Health Insurance Fund is fully functional, it would become increasingly difficult for South Africans to afford private health care. The department revealed only 15% of South Africans are currently on medical aid. Mkhize said government spent half of its healthcare budget on subsidising some small private health care groups through medical tax rebates.
Created at 2019/10/14 10:43 AM by Mediclinic
Last modified at 2019/10/14 10:43 AM by Mediclinic