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Finance minister mum on tax hikes for NHI as widespread criticism mounts [SOUND]

# The DA has criticised Finance minister Enoch Godongwana for remaining silent on potential tax hikes to fund the National Health Insurance Bill. They claim there is no current plan to finance the NHI and concerns linger about its affordability. The party alleges the NHI, awaiting president Cyril Ramphosa’s signature, is a political ploy rather than a genuine healthcare solution. The DA’s Dion George proposes an alternative model emphasising governance reform and private-sector collaboration for sustainable healthcare access without tax burden hikes:

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