NHI 'unconstitutional', says medical lawyer

13 January 2016 - 09:41 By KATHARINE CHILD

If the National Health Insurance is introduced in its current draft form there would be room for a challenge to its constitutionality. This is according to Neil Kirby, a medical lawyer at law firm Werksmans.The NHI white paper was released by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi last month.The policy proposal suggests a single fund that would buy all health services for all South Africans.

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