oa South African Family Practice - SAFP newsroom

Volume 47, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



Extracted from text ... SA Fam Pract 2005;47(4) ? May 2005 Payroll tax proposal refuels fires Memories of the outcry following the suggestion by an Australian health economist back in the early 1990s that the only way to solve South Africa's health funding problem would be to enforce a 4% payroll tax, were revived towards the end of April when it was revealed that the government was planning to do just that as part of its Social Health Insurance plan. Media reports explained that a ministerial task team was developing an SHI plan which would be funded by a 4, 4% to 5, 2% ..

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