Parliament extends deadline for NHI Bill submissions
Business, the DA and civil society organisations welcome the six-week extension to allow them all to better scrutinise the bill’s contents
Parliament has extended the public comment period for the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill, after receiving requests for more time from numerous stakeholders, it said on Wednesday.
NHI is the government’s plan for universal health coverage, which aims to provide services to the entire population free at the point of care. The first piece enabling legislation for NHI was tabled in parliament on August 8...