Tax credits for medical aid members will now be diverted to the NHI Fund instead, government said this week, spelling bad news for members who have long enjoyed the tax credits they get for forking out for private healthcare.

Consumers already face increases in medical aid rates for 2024, reports The Star. Now, according to the NHI presentation made by the National Department of Health to the National Council of Province last week, the funds used to reimburse medical aid scheme members every year would instead be fed into the NHI Fund……more