While the NHI Bill is being widely dissected nationwide, little mention has been made of indemnity and insurance arrangements, writes Dr Graham Howarth, Medical South Africa lead, Medical Protection. He writes: The National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill continues to generate extensive debate from across medical, political, academic and financial arenas for a range of reasons. As the legislation progresses, much of the focus has been on which areas need more detail, and clarity, given the significant implications the changes will have on the health system. One of the areas where we think there needs to be more clarity is the subject of indemnity for clinical negligence claims, which has so far hardly featured in the public discourse…..more