Organised business has urged President Cyril Ramaphosa not to sign the National Health Insurance Bill, threatening legal action should it become law.

The bill is on Ramaphosa’s desk after the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) passed it in December, paving the way for the government’s intention to reform SA’s healthcare and achieve universal coverage. The president could sign the bill into law or send it back to parliament for amendments should there be any concerns. ..

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