ANALYSIS: NHI ‘will kill SA’s economy, chase away doctors’

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ANALYSIS: NHI ‘will kill SA’s economy, chase away doctors’

It will destroy medical aids and, besides, there just isn't enough money for it, experts warn

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The proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme has the potential to wreck SA’s already weak economy, experts warned after the health minister released details of the draft bill.

Those surveyed by Times Select say there are simply not enough taxpayers to make the NHI work.

Even worse, they believe the health minister’s comments about what it may entail suggest policies that could lead to the end of medical aids, and a doctor exodus. ..

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