Demarcation between medical schemes and health insurance

Details on our joint intervention with SECTION 27 and Alex van den Heever out of concern for the possible dilution of the right of health protection through medical schemes.

Joint letter to the Ministers of Finance and Health on Demarcation

A joint letter to the Ministers of Finance and Health from SECTION 27, the Helen Suzman Foundation and the Chair of Social Security at the Witwatersrand on the issue of demarcation between medical schemes and health insurance products.

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Press Release: Discriminatory health insurance products and prescribed minimum benefits

Press Release explaining a joint letter sent to the Ministers of Finance and of Health out of concern for the possible dilution of the right of health protection through medical schemes.

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Minutes of Meeting with National Treasury, Helen Suzman Foundation, SECTION27 and Wits Chair of Social Security

The Helen Suzman Foundation, SECTION27 and Wits Chair of Social Security met with the National Treasury on 21 November 2012. The minutes of this meeting can be downloaded in this section.

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National Health Insurance

In accordance with our Health Reform project, the Helen Suzman Foundation made a submission to the Department of Health as part of the public consultation process on the National Health Insurance Green Paper which was released 12 August 2011.

This section of the website documents our work and aims to provide relevant resources for those seeking clarity on NHI.

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Demarcation between medical schemes and health insurance

Details on our joint intervention with SECTION 27 and Alex van den Heever out of concern for the possible dilution of the right of health protection through medical schemes.

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Tariff setting in the private healthcare system

Details on the HSF submission to the Health Professions Council of South Africa on their Guideline Tariffs for Medical Practitioners and Dentists.

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Private Healthcare Market Inquiry

Information regarding the HSF's submissions and involvement in the Competition Commission's Private Healthcare Market Inquiry.

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