istock-1046447804-744x418The government’s ambitious and controversial National Health Insurance plans — which it insists will be implemented come hell or high water — got barely a mention in Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement on Wednesday, reports MedicalBrief. However, an ancillary Treasury document contained a blunt assessment: it is “no longer affordable”. ….more

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