n Without Prejudice - Discovery's foray into China points to flaws in NHI : dealactivity
|Article Title||Discovery's foray into China points to flaws in NHI : dealactivity|
|© Publisher:||JetBlue Publishers (Pty) Ltd|
|Publication Date||Feb 2010|
|Pages||56 - 57|
Adrian Gore's Discovery Health has often been the source of frustration, and even bitter disgust, for members of the medical aid scheme who discover (no pun intended) that they are not covered for certain medicines or procedures that are expected of such a top-end medical insurance provider. However, Discovery's recently announced venture into the Chinese health insurance market may end up pointing out the flaws in South Africa's proposed National Health Insurance scheme and thereby provide a needed tonic for its tainted public persona at home.
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