NHI has so many holes, it’s bound to sink, experts warn

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NHI has so many holes, it’s bound to sink, experts warn

What will it cover, at what price? Unanswered questions will mean endless court action if sense doesn’t prevail

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The national health department is rushing through the appointment of members to an interim steering committee to slug out the details of the National Health Insurance (NHI) bill.

This comes as law experts warn of court action against NHI if “level heads” do not prevail. 

At a round-table discussion on Wednesday evening, the key points of concern remained the lack of details in the bill on what benefits will and will not be covered, and what it will cost...

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