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JAW
No I do not
This will create the biggest SOE ever with massive opportunity for corruption. The state has proved incapable of running such an organisation effectively..
Nobody has to date costed the NHI and nobody knows how much it is going to cost the SA taxpayer. The costs appear to be prohibitive and unsustainable.
An alternative model needs to be developed, such as the DA's proposals
Rory
No I do not
Angela
No I do not
We need to focus on improving existing infrastructure before initializing large scale projects like this. There is too much corruption for something like this to work as all those billions of rands will 'disappear'.

If we first find solutions to current issues, then we can look at a large scale projects such as this.
Lorna
No I do not
I understand that it is essential that we improve access to health services for all our citizens and I believe that the primary healthcare system which was introduced about ?ten? years back, viz a network of clinics/superhospitals, has to a degree addressed this and a lot of money went into it. Why not rather get the current primary health care system running smoothly? Jack up the equipment at the hospitals, ensure that hospital pharmacies actually have medication, do regular maintenance on existing equipment so that things like xray machines actually work when needed, train clinic and hospital staff in social skills and equip them for their “vocation” ….. get the current system right! If it is still in disarray after all this time, WHAT is going to change when a NEW system, viz NHI is introduced?
Staffing is a problem not just here but in many countries, so where will we get the professional health staff? Bringing qualified doctors and nurses in from say, Cuba as has been the case in the past, does not help someone sitting in Limpopo when the doctor or nurse cannot speak even basic English.
Taxing the tax payer to cover the cost of NHI - that poor horse has been flogged to death already. And the potential of more job losses because of changes in the medical schemes’ industry will further decrease the tax base. Furthermore, surely dictating to Jack Citizen how to spend his hard earned money is unconstitutional?
Christoffel JP
No I do not
The leaders go for treatment in Russia how can they expect TAX paying citizens to accept anything less. The leaders do not pay TAX yet expect the best, I will accept the NHI if the president and all parliamentarians go to a public hospitals like what is expected from the people who will fund it. Private health should be available for people who want and can pay for it. Why take it away if it is not funded or subsidized by TAX.
Government employees parliamentarians and the executive must lead by example and show the masses that they are willing to accept public / national healthcare before enforcing it on the citizens who pay their salaries.
Nico
No I do not
No No No, this government is just looking for another loop hole to steel cash. Nowhere where it was implemented it worked and that is in countries who's governments weren't corrupted thieves. Their other SOE's actually functioned very well. I SAY NO NO NO, FIRST GET THE EXISTING PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES & HOSPITALS SORTED AND WORKING PROPERLY THEN YOU CAN COME WITH CLEVER SCHEMES.
Karin
No I do not
This is not thought through. The small percentage of tax payers can not carry this fantasy especially with the corruption. It will cripple the already struggling economy
Arafaat
No I do not
Fix our current situation first .with the broken hospital system , the poor education system which we all knew would not work but was implemented anyway and the control of illegal immigrants who send money out of the country .get rid of some highly paid officials and take on more new graduates on lower salaries .
Guy
Not fully
I support the formation of a National Health Insurance system that makes free health care more readily available to all South Africans.

Paragraph 33 should be amended to allow for medical schemes to cover all services provided by the NHI.

The NHI should prove itself worthy to individuals by providing the same level or better of service as medical schemes so that the existence of medical schemes becomes irrelevant by natural market forces.

Legislating the exclusion of medical schemes creates an anti competition environment for the NHI which allows for degradation of services to a point where everybody has access to sub standard medical care.

By allowing for independent medical schemes, those people with the private funding available will be contributing towards the continuation of healthcare services over and above their contribution through taxation.

Kobus
No I do not
We DO NOT NEED ANOTHER STATE
ENTERPRISE TO BE FUNDED BY THE PUBLIC.
ESCOM
SAL
DENEL
PRASA
ALL CORRUPTED
DEFENETLY NOT À OTHER. BOTTOMLESS PIT .
WE CAN NOT AFFORD THIS .
I DO STAND AGAINST IT !!!!!