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2019
Denosa says Motsoaledi 'has reached pinnacle of his career', wants him out - POLITICS / 14 MARCH 2019
#Elections2019 What political parties pledge –IOL 17 March 2019
Violence raises the urgent need for more health services Mail & Guardain 15 Mar 2019 00:00
You can't afford not to have medical cover Sowetan 14 March 2019
BUDGET SPECIAL REPORT BusinessLIVE, 20 February 2019
Dispelling myths surrounding loss of jobs, affordability, access Dr Aaron Sunday Independent, 17 February 2019
EC HEALTH DEPT ROLLS OUT NHI READINESS PROGRAMME – 25 FEBRUARY
BUDGET SPECIAL REPORT BusinessLIVE, 20 February 2019
How Ramaphosa got it wrong on NHI – Times Select 12 February
Looming NHI disaster would dwarf Eskom blowout Johann Serfontein: Business Day, 21 February 2019
SONA’s confirmation of NHI bad news – Solidarity 11 February
Will the budget lead to more doctors being sued for negligence? BizCommunity, 22 February 2019
Ramaphosa sets up “war room” to prepare for free health services -APA 13 February
Ramaphosa sets up “war room” to prepare for free health services -APA 13 February
How Ramaphosa got it wrong on NHI – Times Select 12 February
President’s plan for fixing health delayed again Business Day, 13 February 2019
SONA’s confirmation of NHI bad news – Solidarity 11 February
The health crisis set to stay in the shadows at SONA Daily Maverick 7 February 2019
Private hospitals warn draft NHI laws threaten 132,000 jobs – Business Day 4 Feb
Activists call on President to tackle healthcare crisis: Business Day, 7 February 2019
ANC aims to rise levels of investments by R1.2 trillion over next four years – Sunday Independent 13 January 2019
#BizTrends2019: SA's state of health – BizCommunity 7 January 2019
2018
Time to 'rise up' against medical aids, says specialist – Times 22Nov 2018
SAMA Practice cost study
SAPPF Response to CMS on OMBs
Union goes to court today over ‘death trap’ building – eNews 21 September
Afrocentric invests R100m refurbishing for NHI Business Day 14 August 2018
Solidarity Research Institute 1 August
SA has a new best medical scheme Business Tech 2 August 2018
NHI pilot project fails at Elim District Hospital – DA Limpopo Politics Web 26 July
These are the cheapest and most expensive medical aids in South Africa Business Tech 18 July 2018
ANC sells hope to the voters and ignores reality of its incompetence – Business Day 17 July 2018
Fix quality and cost of healthcare - City Press 22 July 2018
Fix public healthcare before launching faulty scheme – Business Day 18 July
There’s room for new players, says Discovery Health CEO – Moneyweb 16 July 2018
Lenasia South Community Health Centre is proof that the NHI is not feasible – DA Politics web 6 July 2018
Why township hospital group Clinix is excited about NHI City Press 2 July Vuyo Mkize
Reader's View Sunday Times 1 July
Attack on NHI by private healthcare providers condemned – NEHAWU Politics Web 19 June 2018
MOTSOALEDI EXPECTS ‘HURRICANE’ OF PROTEST OVER DRAFT HEALTH LAWS EYEWITNESS NEWS 20 JUNE 2018
NHI fees could see mass exodus of doctors – expert 38 Citizen 26 June 2018
Knives out for Motsoaledi over controversial NHI The Star 18 June 2018
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says opposition to the NHI scheme and calls for his head are being orchestrated by some medical aid societies that do not want it to be implemented. A NEW group made up of health professionals and academics is piling
Activists launch cell phone campaign for better health system News Up Cape Town 11 June
Understanding the medical aid environment
Medical deans’ prescription for SA’s public health emergency Business Live 4 June
NHI policies to hit young people, families May 30, 2018 An unintended, but serious consequence of government’s drive to introduce NHI is that young adults and families will be hit the hardest. This is the word from the Free Market Foundation (FMF),
Crunching SA’s healthcare numbers paints a dismal picture
Doctors crippled by NI pilot project 17 May 2018
Medical scheme body presses on with consolidation draft plan Business Day 19 April
Irregular health expenses soar to R1.02bn Business Day 18 April
Four tax changes you need to know about in South Africa Business Tech 23 March 2018
Decline in illegal imports DAILY NEWS / 16 MARCH 2018,
Budget 2018: NHI gets cash – but its operations remain vague 22 February 2016
R195bn: That is our budget deficit
South Africa’s cheapest medical aid schemes and hospital plans in 2018 February 2018
Tax-increment is an unpleasant necessity for the South African budget, says PwC 23 February
Free State health department pays Gupta-linked Mediosa R25m - Citizen 5 marci 2015
ANC looks to axe medical aid tax credits, expand National Health Insurance 21 DEC 2017
4.2bn for NHI through lower medical tax credit hikes PERSONAL FINANCE / 26 FEBRUARY 2018, 07:
PwC on 14 February 2018 unveiled the 2018 South African Budget Speech Predictions
#Budget2018: The good news is that the bad news is unlikely to get worse- 21 FEB 2018
LIST: DA shares its input on the Budget Speech 21 February
Discovery offers aid in public health 21 FEBRUARY 2018
Health budget to prioritise NHI, HIV/AIDS treatment and new watchdog 2018-02-21
Mediclinic to provide 10 prostate cancer patients with free surgery 27 FEBRUARY 2018
National health bill gets a foot in the door 19 FEBRUARY 2018 - 05:38 TAMAR KAHN
National health insurance will finally see light of day 16 February 2018
2017
ANC looks to axe medical aid tax credits, expand National Health Insurance 21 DEC 2017
NHI is morally bankrupt and why free healthcare is a myth 19 December 2017
Ramaphosa will steer ANC towards unity – NEHAWU 14 December 2017
The NHI won't be sustainable'23 NOVEMBER 2017
Time for ANC to correct mistakes and self-inflicted blows - COSATU | 15 December 2017
ANC looks to axe medical aid tax credits, expand National Health Insurance 21 DEC 2017
Health Market Inquiry delays reports
SAPPF Health ViewAug
ECONEX Research Note 46
NHI White Paper 2017 Health Man Summary
SAPPF News Flash Day24
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SAPPF News Flash Day 23
NHI White Paper: Day 19
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NHI White Paper: Day 21
NHI White Paper: Day 22
NHI White Paper: Day 14
SAPPF News Flash Day7
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SAPPF News Flash Day 11
SAPPF News Flash Day 13
NHI White Paper: Day 6
NHI White Paper: Day 3
NHI White Paper: Day 4
NHI White Paper: Day 2
NHI White Paper: Day 1
SAPPF HealthView 29 May - 14 June 2017
January 2017 Private Practice Review
Private Practice Review - New Year's Edition

2016
November 2016 Private Practice Review
October 2016 Private Practice Review
SAPPF Submission on NHI Funding to the Davis Tax Comission
September 2016 Private Practice Review
August 2016 Private Practice Review
June 2016 Private Practice Review
May 2016 Private Practice Review
SAPPF Submission on the NHI White Paper 31 May 2016
April 2016 Private Practice Review
March 2016 Private Practice Review

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