Jackson Mthembu says cabinet has approved NHI Bill for tabling in parliament
The proposed legislation will be considered by the National Assembly and the NCOP, and go through public consultation before it can be implemented
The cabinet has finally approved the National Health Insurance (NHI) bill for tabling in parliament, minister in the presidency for planning, monitoring and evaluation Jackson Mthembu said on Thursday.
He said in a briefing that in 2018, the cabinet had approved the bill for release for public consultation over a three month period from June 2018 to September 2018. The input following that process has now been incorporated in the latest version of the bill.