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Treasury announces substantiol progress on NHI Bill process – IOL 16 November 2018
PEOPLE’S HEALTH MOVEMENT SUBMISSION ON NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE BILL 21 Sept 2018
HEALTH RIGHTS, ISSUES AND RECOMMENDATIONS Joint Submission of Health Stakeholders in South Africa to the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 64th Session, 24 September – 12 October 2018
Summaries of National Health Insurance Bill, Medical Scheme Amendment bill, Health Market Inquiry findings and recommendations
Executive Summary of the HMI Features of the SA Private Healthcare Sector
NHI Draft Bill Daily Analysis
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Motsoaledi to present NHI Bill in Parliament

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Medical Schemes Amendment Bill waiting for outcome of health inquiry Business Day 13 December
Sick building, sick health department – HealtheNews 13 December
Cabinet decision on NHI Bill expected next month Health eNews 7 December
Palliative Care Unit closes doors to community – Crocott Mail 9 December
Minister of Health Media Statement 9 December 2018
NHI: Continued pressure by civil society important – Solidarity – 7 December 2018
Cosatu angered by latest NHI delays – Business Day 9 December 2018
Critics will do anything to stop NHI Bill, says Health Ministry –Health eNews 28 November
Health DG kept in the dark on revisions to NHI Bill – Business Day 23 November
Health DG kept in the dark on revisions to NHI Bill – Business Day 23 November
Leaked document shows the scary future of NHI and medical aids – BusinessTech 27 November 2018
NHI Healthcare – a building block to universal healthcare - Daily Maverick 4 December
Time to 'rise up' against medical aids, says specialist – Times 22Nov 2018
Estranged bedfellows: Why the private sector remains wary of universal healthcare – BizCommunity 27 November
Accountability lacking in public health sector – AfriForum – 26 November 2018
Backdoor NHI dealings betray public participation process – Lindy Wilson – Politics Web 26 November
Call to stop “substantively changed” amendment bill - Health eNews 28 November 2-18
Council for Medical Schemes circular shows disregard for the rule of law – Business Day 26 Nov 2018
Leaked document shows the scary future of NHI and medical aids – BusinessTech 27 November 2018
NHI debacle another symptom of dysfunctional policy making – Business Day 27 November 2018
Time to 'rise up' against medical aids, says specialist – Times 22Nov 2018
Motsoaledi should account for plans to kill private healthcare – Patricia Kopane - Politics Web – 19 November
Estranged bedfellows: Why the private sector remains wary of universal healthcare – BizCommunity 21 Nov 2018
progress on NHI Bill process – IOL 16 November 2018
Public servants must benefit from medical schemes merging, PSA says – Business Day 7 Nov 2018
NHI – Blindly creating bureaucratical governance loopholes despite glaring warnings – Part III Politics 8 November 2018
Medical aid price increases will hurt consumers WEEKEND ARGUS / 11 NOVEMBER 2018,
State looks at ways to lure more general practitioners to provide their services under the NHI – Business Day, 8 Nov 2018
Q&A: Government med scheme execs on NHI, medical aid & the future of healthcare Nov 11 2018 Lameez Omarjee, Fin24
State medical scheme GEMS urges caution on merger plans BUSINESS DAY 06 NOVEMBER 2018 - 18:56 TAMAR KAHN
LETTER: NHI is doomed to fail, if pilot projects are anything to go by- Business Day 6 November
Health focus on vulnerable population groups – Online News 3 November 2018
NHI rollout could be delayed - Motsoaledi Lameez Omarjee Fin24, 1 November 2018
Signs of potential health sector improvement after inaugural summit- The Citizen 22 October
Low-cost medical plans lost in legal limbo – Sunday Times, 28 October 2018
Why the NHI is such a big deal Business Day -18 OCTOBER 2018
The public needs to keep us on our toes, David Mabuza says about healthcare crisis – Business Day 19 October 2018
Private, public collaboration ‘key to address health disparities’ The Citizen 17 October 2018
Private sector ready to help the state fix SA healthcare, says Busa - BUSINESS DAY 19 OCTOBER 2018
RESPONSE FROM THE SOUTH AFRICAN PSYCHOANALYTIC CONFEDERATION (SAPC) TO THE NHI Bill 2018 September 2018
HSF NHI White Paper Submission
National Health Insurance Bill, 2018 Comment by the National Mental Health Alliance Partnership
On the Medical Schemes Amendment and NHI Bills 8 October 2018 Charles Simkins
The doomed National Health Insurance Bill - Part I Christine Botha | 27 September 2018
NHI: Why an objective reassessment of the pilot phase is needed (II) – Politics Web 4 October 2018
RESPONSE FROM THE SOUTH AFRICAN PSYCHOANALYTIC CONFEDERATION (SAPC) TO THE NHI Bill 2018 September 2018
Submission on the provisional findings and Recommendations of the HMI
SAPPF Submission on DRAFT MSA Bill
SAPPF Submissions onDraft NHI Bill
Union goes to court today over death trap building
Healthy increased profits for AfroCentric - Business Day 14 September
NHI Bill, 2018 Comment by the National Mental Health Alliance Partnership (Sept 2018)
The progressive case for delaying NHI By Marcus Low• 18 September 2018
SOUTH AFRICA’S NATIONAL DEATH INSURANCE SCHEME DEATH - IRR Sept 2018
NHI not a panacea for the nation’s ills Marius Roodts: Saturday Argus, 1 September 2018
National Health Insurance will be an unmitigated disaster – Daily Maverick 27 August
National Health Insurance will be an unmitigated disaster - Daily Maverick 27 August
Healthcare Workers' Knowledge, Insight and Opinion of the Proposed National Health Insurance
NHI will 'nationalise' healthcare - Free Market Foundation Fin24 16 August
IS THE PROPOSED NHI BILL A GATEWAY FOR CORRUPTION? Eye witness news 17 August
NHI Scheme: Reasons you should be concerned Solidarity Research Institute 14 August 2018
NHI rollout will reduce healthcare costs, says Motsoaledi African News Agency (ANA)
THE CONSTITUTIONALITY OF NHI SCHEME AS A FINANCING
NHI will cost more than R350 billion according to Solidarity researches
“Quality healthcare for all is within reach” – Ramaphosa offers his take on NHI – The South African 21 July
NHI means National Health Implosion for health practitioners – Solidarity – Politics Web 25 July 2018
Public not worried enough about national health insurance – Solidarity – Citizen 18 July 2018
Will HMI insights get lost in the rush to finalise healthcare laws? – Bizommunity 23 July
NHI the right treatment for SA NEWS / 10 JULY 2018, 1:47PM / THE CONVERSATION
Healthcare plan promises to overhaul SA’s massively skewed system Russell Rensburg: The Conversation, 8 July 2018
HMI Report Findings Craig Taylor
Motsoaledi's NHI will burden the middle class more than the rich it aims to tax; Sowetan Live 03 July
Funding figures vital for assessing the viability of NHI Business Day 02 JULY 2018 - 05:09 JOHANN SERFONTEIN
The long walk to NHI for medical aid members BUSINESS LIVE 01 JULY 2018
DOES THE NHI ADDRESS SOUTH AFRICA’S HEALTH NEEDS? Prof Alex van den Heever
8 things you need to know about NHI Fin 24 20 June 2018
Medical aid schemes respond to NHI 702 25 June 2018 4:31 PM
NHI Bill gazetted, paving way for NHI fund, in which the rich subsidise the poor Business Day 21 June 2018
Review NHI, urge 99 medical professionals PRETORIA NEWS / 15 JUNE 2018
SA's Doctors Threaten To Emigrate As NHI Tariffs Will Make Them 'Go Bankrupt' Huffpost 26 June 2018
MOTSOALEDI: NHI THE LAND QUESTION FOR HEALTH SECTOR EYEWITNESS REPORT 27 JUNE 2018
Cyril Ramaphosa says NHI is on its way — whether you like it or not Business Day 22 JUNE 2018
6 ways the NHI bill will affect consumers' pockets Fin 24 22 June 2018 12:39
Impossible to calculate how much NHI will cost - Motsoaledi Netwerk 24 Jun 21 2018 19:41
Maimane criticises NHI Town Press June 22, 2018
NHI brings radical change and critical risks City Press 24 Jun 2018 06:26
NHI: What, Why, When, How? — All Your Questions Answered Huffpost 23 June 2018
Cyril Ramaphosa says NHI is on its way — whether you like it or not Business Day 22 JUNE 2018
NHI: What next for your medical aid scheme? Jun 27 2018 06:58 Lameez Omarjee
Reaction on Health Minister Motsoaledi’s unveiling of healthcare bills 21 June 2018
EDITORIAL: NHI is no public health panacea Business Day 8 June
Comments Health care system IS in distress, but NOT collapsing - Health Minister 6 June 2018 8:57 AM Share this: Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi di
NHI policies to hit young people, families May 30, 2018
Dark or Blue Ramaphosa on NHI 18 May 2018
NHIWhere has the money gone 22 March 2018
NHI – a healthy way to go PERSONAL FINANCE 6 MARCH 2018,
ECONOMIST WARNS AGAINST NHI FOR ‘OVERBURDENED TAXPAYERS’

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