n South African Medical Journal - Excuse me, there is an 'elephant in the room' : correspondence

Volume 103, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



With the HPCSA calling for submissions from interested parties to assist in drawing up an ethical tariff that may be charged by practitioners, much thought, discussion and effort has gone into the concept of a new coding and billing structure. Much insightful and informed input has long been given to this process by the South African Private Practitioners Forum (SAPPF). An 'ethical tariff' cannot be established unless the tariff upon which this is based is itself reasonable, fair and ethical.

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