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Mediclinic News : 'FREE MARKET' IN HEALTHCARE HAS BEEN MISDIAGNOSED

Title

'FREE MARKET' IN HEALTHCARE HAS BEEN MISDIAGNOSED

Date

2019-10-16

Link

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/columnists/2019-10-15-steven-friedman-market-is-anything-but-free-in-health-care-sector/

News Description

SOWETAN (KZN) - PAGE 9 BUSINESS DAY Before campaigning to defend a market, it is a good idea to check whether it exists. The release of the report by the Competition Commission ‘s health market inquiry, chaired by former chief justice Sandile Ngcobo, and the (distant) prospect of national health insurance (NHI), triggered a familiar local ritual. Whenever an official body suggest the government change the law to limit private economic power holders, a chorus complains that the free market is under attack.
Created at 2019/10/21 08:27 AM by Mediclinic
Last modified at 2019/10/21 08:27 AM by Mediclinic