In June, Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi announced that co-payments on medical aids would be abolished under the amended Medical Schemes Bill. This, in addition to a number of proposed changes to how healthcare is funded, are aligned with the goal of achieving universal healthcare under the National Health Insurance (NHI).
We ran a poll in the August edition of the Healthbridge Industry Insights newsletter to find out how these announcements have affected the thinking of private South African medical professionals.
As of 19 September 2018 there were 148 private healthcare professionals who partook in the poll. Here are the results…
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