oa South African Medical Journal - Obamacare - a stunning legacy

Volume 100, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Obamacare achieves its three objectives to expand health care insurance coverage, to end unfair insurance industry practices, and to curb spiralling health care costs. Given the parallels between the US and South African private health care systems, there are lessons to be learnt from the US experience, but that is a topic for another day.

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