n South African Medical Journal - Universal coverage possible - with private sector support : izindaba
|Article Title||Universal coverage possible - with private sector support : izindaba|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Jan 2014|
|Pages||8 - 9|
The private healthcare sector could, 'within a comparatively short time span', hugely relieve its overburdened public counterpart by nearly doubling its current medical scheme coverage of the population from 17% to 30%. This private subsidy would increase the government's public sector per capita health spend by up to 19%.
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