The latest Bill related to the National Health Insurance (NHI) is one of the first pieces of legislation to give us a better idea of what an NHI will look like. (Madelene Cronje, Mail & Guardian)

Read the Medical Scheme Amendments Bill

Bhekisisa team
Find out what the big changes government may have in store for medical aids.

On 21 June, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi released the Medical Schemes Amendment Bill for public comment. The draft legislation proposes, among other changes, to allow the minister to restrict medical aid benefits to prevent duplication with those offered by the National Health Insurance Fund. The Bill also proposes caps for medical aid contributions. 

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