Vasbyt now, reap NHI dividends later – Green Paper.
This is according to preliminary cost estimates in the government’s Green Paper released last month after exhaustive research of similar models world wide and dynamic, ongoing consultation with National Treasury.1 Treasury projects a modest real GDP growth from the existing 3.1% to 3.6% in 2011/2012 and 4.2% in 2012/2013 ̶ providing cold comfort for the initial launch of the most ambitious re-engineering of the South African health system ever attempted.
Chris Bateman, HMPG
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Date published: 2011-09-27
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