South Africa needs National Health Insurance (NHI) but the cost is astronomical

- | 5 months ago

Our tax base is not the same as in the UK.

It raises questions about how much it will cost… if economic growth remains below 2%. the shortfall will be around R132 billion … That is quite negative… something rating agencies will look at… It is quite steep compared to other components of expenditure… — Dr Thabi Leoka, economist - Argon Asset Management Cabinet approved the National Health Insurance Bill on Thursday.

It will soon be tabled in Parliament.

read full story