Screen Shot 2019-06-27 at 10.29.08SA‘s Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says the National Health Insurance programme “will be run with the same efficiency and integrity” as the Road Accident Fund and the National Student Financial Aid Scheme, writes MedicalBrief.

Pam Saxby writes on the Legalbrief Policywatch site that since existing Public Finance Management Act section 3(A) entities have “set a precedent of good governance and accountability”, there is apparently every reason to believe that the funding mechanism proposed in the 2019 National Health Insurance Bill will follow suit, according to a media statement from the Health Department. Prompted by concerns about “media reports in which various stakeholders have made public comments … (on) the … Bill”, among other things the statement notes the “high index of confidence” in existing section 3A entities, which over the years have apparently ‘set a precedent of good governance and accountability’…..more

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