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SAOA CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTATION ON PPN MANUAL 2019




SAOA RESPONSE ON THE AMENDMENTS TO ANNEXURE 8  click here to read more

ARE COMPUTERS AND ELECTRONIC DEVICES BAD FOR OUR VISION click here to read more



HEALTH MARKET INQUIRY

COMPETITION COMMISSION'S FINDINGS ON THE PRIVATE HEALTHCARE SECTOR . click here to read more

10 -RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE HEALTH MARKET INQUIRY FINDINGS click here to read more


SAOA SUBMISSION: HMI SEMINARS:

 

INTRODUCTION

The SAOA thanks the HMI Panel for the opportunity to comment primarily in response to presentations and engagement at the HMI Seminars held on 9, 10 and 12 April 2019.

As agreed, on the last day of the Seminar, stakeholders are invited to make succinct submissions on issues debated during the 3 days, with particular focus on the following:

    • Facilities market concentration;
  • Funders market concentration.
  • Supplier Induced Demand and overutilization.

This submission places emphasis on alleged supplier induced demand and utilisation.

GENERAL COMMENT

The SAOA, as a participating stakeholder, has invested a great deal of time, effort and expense to ensure a comprehensive submission to the HMI during the Public Hearings.

The SAOA wishes to record our disappointment that there was no reference to issues raised by the SAOA within the Provisional Report, relating specifically to relationships between providers, schemes and Designated Service Providers.

It is significant to note that a number of the very same concerns were raised during the last day of the Seminar by general practitioners describing treatment of practitioners by funders and DSP’s. These concerns, are once again, summarised below (see ‘Key Concerns pertaining to DSP participation.Read more


 



THE NHI AND MEDICAL SCHEME BILLS

NHI BILL  read more

MEDICAL AMENDMENT SCHEME BILL  read more












 


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