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Centre for Risk Analysis opposes National Health Insurance proposal [SOUND]

# The Centre for Risk Analysis says the government’s proposed National Health Insurance poses a substantial risk to the viability of private medical aid schemes. The organisation believes the  plan to abolish medical tax credits and redirect the funds to support the NHI is a threat to the sustainability of private healthcare. The centre’s Chris Hattingh warns that such a move signals a discouragement of private sector investment, innovation, and competition in South Africa: