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Private healthcare ‘lost line in the sand’ — Zokufa

Chris Bateman

Abstract


South Africa’s private healthcare sector had ‘gone overboard’ commercially, resulting in deep distrust between funders and providers in an opaque environment that had lost sight of the best interests of the patient, Dr Humphrey Zokufa, CEO of the Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) admitted last month.

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Chris Bateman, HMPG

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Keywords

Private Healthcare Funding, National Health Insurance, Medical Schemes

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South African Medical Journal 2012;102(10):776-777. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.6253

Article History

Date submitted: 2012-08-24
Date published: 2012-10-01

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