The Portfolio Committee on Health has decided to go ahead with the National Health Insurance Bill (NHI) despite pushback and growing concern over some of its provisions.

According to Parliament, the committee considered and adopted the NHI bill on Thursday (25 May) after the Parliamentary Legal Advisor presented both the A-List and B-Bill to the committee.

“The A-List essentially listed all the amendments as agreed to by the committee. The B-Bill reflected all the proposed amendments and comments forming part of the new NHI Bill,” Parliament said…..more