The Portfolio Committee on Health has called on interested individuals and relevant stakeholders to submit written comments as well as indicate interest in making an oral submission on the National Health Insurance Bill [B11 - 2019].
“The objective of the Bill is to achieve universal access to quality health care services in South Africa in accordance with section 27 of the Constitution, to establish a National Health Insurance Fund and to set out its powers, functions and governance structures, and to provide a framework for the strategic purchasing of health care services by the Fund on behalf of users,” the committee said in a statement.
The Bill further aims to create mechanisms for equitable, effective and efficient utilisation of the resources of the Fund to meet the health needs of the population, to preclude or limit undesirable, unethical and unlawful practices in relation to the Fund and its users and to provide for matters connected herewith.
Written submissions must be directed to Vuyokazi Majalamba and be addressed to the Portfolio Committee on Health 3rd floor, 90 Plein Street, Cape Town 8000, e-mailed to or faxed to 086 6943279 by no later than 11 October 2019.
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