NHI is a lovely idea, except under the ANC it’s a medical ...

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NHI is a lovely idea, except under the ANC it’s a medical version of Eskom

You believe a broken system can be replaced with a working one by these goons? You're weapons-grade stupid

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Last week South Africans got their first glimpse of the details of the proposed new National Heart Infarction, or NHI, with a number of medical aids giving it a cautious welcome, although we will have to wait for a few months to see whether they are welcoming it 200%, a standard 100%, or merely contributing a welcome of 5% because you didn’t read the fine print.

I must admit that I have been sceptical of the whole thing, going so far as to wonder whether the inevitable omnishambles of an ANC-run National Health Insurance scheme might result in an exodus of SA medical talent.

I have, however, been ticked off for expressing that view. ..

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