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Draft bill full text Published in GG 41725 of 21 June 2018 Year of publication 2018 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 41725 of 21 June 2018

Comment on NHI Bill Extended


Parliament 2 October 2019 The comment period for the National Health Insurance Bill has been extended. The bill was tabled in parliament in August 2019. It aims to: • achieve…

Health Market Inquiry Final Report Released


Competition Commission 1 October 2019 The Competition Commission has released the Health Market Inquiry Final Findings and Recommendations Report. The Inquiry commenced in January 2014 and underwent a number of…

NHI Bill Hearings in the Pipeline


Parliament 25 September 2019 Public hearings on the National Health Insurance Bill are scheduled to get underway towards the end of October 2019. In a statement, the portfolio committee on…

Comment Sought on National Health Insurance Bill


Parliament 30 August 2019 Parliament has called for comment on the National Health Insurance Bill. The bill was tabled in parliament earlier this month. It aims to: • achieve universal…

Constitutionality of NHI Bill Under the Microscope


Parliament 19 August 2019 The portfolio committee on health wants the State Attorney to update it on the constitutionality of the National Health Insurance Bill. In a statement, the committee…

National Health Insurance Bill Tabled


Parliament 8 August 2019 The National Health Insurance Bill has been tabled in parliament. The draft bill was published for comment last year. The bill aims to: • achieve universal…

Presidential Health Compact Signed


The Presidency 26 July 2019 The Presidential Health Compact has been signed. Speaking at the signing of the compact in Tshwane, president Ramaphosa described it as the “culmination of a…

NHI Implementation Unit on the Cards


Department of Health 16 July 2019 A National Health Insurance Implementation Unit is to be set up. The health minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, announced this during the health department’s 2019…