Kudos to Bronwyn Nortje for asking some very relevant questions about the sudden retraction of the Low Cost Benefit Option framework. I agree that the timing of the retraction seems a bit suspicious. On the other hand I also believe that the retracted framework had some deep flaws and that the process was more than just… Continue reading What’s going on?
The C4MS’s Circular 62 of 2015 informs us that “following various submissions relating to the proposed package” received by the C4MS as well as the DoH, it is retracting the Low Cost Benefits Package as set out in Circular 54. Presumably this means that any medical schemes who were planning to introduce LCBO products in 2016… Continue reading Backsies
‘The South African Communist Party objects to the C4MS’s framework for Low Cost Benefit Options and lays out its argument in this declaration from the SACP Gauteng Lekgotla Declaration (the link for the same document on the SACP’s own website is completely empty for some reason) The financialisation of the health sector continues to be pursued… Continue reading We no likey