NHI is a funding model masquerading as a delivery system

NHI is a funding model masquerading as a delivery system

Insurance will not solve the other problems facing healthcare such as infrastructure, scarce management and the attitudes of health professionals National health insurance (NHI) is one of the most misunderstood terms in healthcare in SA. Its real meaning is sometimes augmented and most frequently diminished to represent something that it should not be or will not be. It is a funding system, not a delivery system. But the latter concept seems to be a good political tool and is sold to the voter as the solution to our healthcare problems.

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https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/2019-06-04-nhi-is-a-funding-model-masquerading-as-a-delivery-system/