Impromptu responses to NHI Bill

Within 24 hours of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill being presented by Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, to parliament and later to the...

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Upcoming System enhancements- Rules relating to billing guidelines

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Multi-stakeholder anti-fraud wheels starting to turn…

Lack of effective stakeholder collaboration in South Africa’s health sector was identified by the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) as one of the major root...

Efficacy of Endocare® in skin rejuvenation

Introduction Photoaging is mainly related to alterations caused by solar and environmental pollution. The main signs are superficial and deep wrinkles, sagging, reduced moisturisation and...

OPINION: Ideology will not fix healthcare in South Africa

The current healthcare rhetoric in South Africa is very concerning for anyone delving deeper into the problems facing the South African healthcare system. The...

NHI ‘better placed’ to reduce waste problems…

National Health Insurance (NHI) will be better placed to reduce administrative, operational and clinical waste currently experienced in the South African healthcare system, BHF...

Trust deficit major FWA challenge

A fragmented industry with a major trust deficit are serious obstacles in the way of addressing the South African healthcare industry’s fraud waste and...

Smart usage of captured data key to effective health system

The sharing of trends and data is one of the most overlooked elements when it comes to developing an effective healthcare system. “There is an...

Presidential Health Compact “a new dawn” for healthcare

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the signing of the Presidential Health Compact has ushered in a new era in South Africa’s healthcare system where all...

Health Federation launch ‘landmark event’ for public private partnerships

The advent of the Health Federation of South Africa (HFSA) represents a significant investment in health by providing a platform for structured engagement between all stakeholders to...

This week’s Presidential Compact signing major collaborative step to address health...

The Presidential Compact, just finalised by the nine commissions appointed during the Presidential Health Summit in October last year to document their challenges and propose interventions in...

CMS launches pilot programme for planned National Beneficiary Registry

The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) is going ahead with its plan to establish a central repository containing the details of all medical scheme...

CORRECTION: Scheme access to patient treatment records

In the Med Brief Africa report “Doctor must, by law, release record to scheme on request” (posted 1 July 2019 and since removed), the...

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Minister to consult all healthcare providers on NHI Bill before it...

New Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize and heads of his Department will be meeting with all healthcare stakeholders in the next six months to discuss government’s move...

D-day for NHI Bill details after Cabinet approval

The National Health Insurance Bill has been approved by Cabinet and the details will be announced this morning by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize at...

SA’s healthcare system lacks real data to improve quality care

There's a lack of real information from an accessible, sustainable database of clinical procedures and outcomes that informs the quality of healthcare provision in...