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At a glance: What the National Health Insurance means for you & your pocket

Two Bills, almost 200 pages may change healthcare forever in SA. Haven't read them? We did the heavy lifting so you don't have to.
HIV is spreading faster among teenage girls and young women than in any other group in South Africa.

Read the National Health Insurance Bill

The Bill is the first step towards learning how the government plans to fund its shift towards universal health care.
Could the Presidential Health Summit reveal new developments with regard to the NHI? Find out as we stream live from the meeting.

Watch live: Motsoaledi presents the National Health Insurance Bill

The health minister unveils the National Health Insurance Bill at a press conference in Pretoria.
National Treasury has argued that removing medical aid tax credits would hurt low income earners.

ANC looks to axe medical aid tax credits, expand National Health Insurance

The ruling party says it’s time to get serious about funding and rolling out South Africa's universal access to healthcare plan.

How your medical bills may change under the National Health Insurance

Many private hospitals will be opening their doors to more patients but does that mean you’ll be stuck at the back of the queue?
Private sector expertise will be vital in implementing National Health Insurance successfully. Will the sector collaborate with government?

Medical aids may know their fate by 2020 under the National Health Insurance

Government and medical aids may be uncomfortable but necessary bedfellows.
ALEXANDRA, SOUTH AFRICA ñ MAY 22: The crime scene where a metro police officer was shot on May 22, 2013 in Alexandra, South Africa. A metro police officer was shot and wounded by armed men in Alexandra yesterday. (Photo by Gallo Images / Sowetan / Bafana Mahlangu)

Syndicates and devious health professionals may target National Health Insurance

Criminal networks are targeting your medical aid rands but could you be part of the problem too?
[WATCH] Will the National Health Insurance cost you more money?video

[WATCH] Will the National Health Insurance cost you more money?

Can SA afford the NHI? And will you be able to keep seeing your doctor? Our Laura Lopez Gonzalez answers these and other questions.
SA's move to universal healthcare won't spell the end of the private healthcare system

Have questions about the National Health Insurance? We answer them

As Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi prepares to unveil the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill today, we tell you what you need to know about.

Will you be able to have a medical aid under the National Health Insurance...

The newly released white paper could mean the end is nigh for medical aids.

Will South Africa maintain its role as top funder of health research and development?

South Africa continues to make the list of top funders globally of research and development for neglected diseases, including HIV and...
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Confused about the NHI? One of SA’s leading health economists breaks it down for...

Think you know what the National Health Insurance is all about? Diane McIntyre is one of South Africa's leading health economists...

[WATCH LIVE] Health Minister Zweli Mkhize talks NHI

Watch the second and final day of the health department and South African Medical Research Council's dialogue as policymakers, researchers and scientists...

Of anti-corruption forums and commissions: Is a new Rx for better healthcare on its...

The three C’s: Collusion, competition and corruption. There’ll be a renewed push to safeguard your money when it comes to healthcare,...
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You’re paying more for private healthcare and getting less, shows Competition Commission investigation

Compass: Charting a course to the NHI A lack of competition in the sector isn't just bad...

Watch live: Competition Commission releases its final report on the high cost of private...

For more than four years, the Competition Commission has probed exactly why private healthcare in South Africa costs so much. Now,...