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Peter
No to the MSA Bill
No to the NHI Bill
I would prefer the bill to remain. Unfortunately this Government has note nor will they be able to effectively run the NHI. This is just another form of taxes to be abused.
Jaco
No to the MSA Bill
No to the NHI Bill
The consequence of promulgating both these bill are far reaching.

The MSA will cause many medical schemes to sees to exists. I believe this to be the intention of this amendment. And the suggested changes are political and not sustainable.

NHI is as political as the MSA amendment bill and there is just not enough money for this in the budgets of the country. To fix this problem we need to fix the entire infrastructure which is at the moment already failing the masses in our country.

Simon
Yes to the MSA Bill
Yes to the NHI Bill
This will take care of all SA Citezens
Simon
Yes to the MSA Bill
Yes to the NHI Bill
This will take care of all SA Citezens
mike
No to the MSA Bill
No to the NHI Bill
the present govt has a reverse midas touch-
They seem to ruin everything they touch-hallmarks of incompotence
Gladys
Yes to the MSA Bill
Yes to the NHI Bill
It is necessary
Riaan
Yes to the MSA Bill
Yes to the NHI Bill
The Bill will allow the less privileged and the poor access to medical assistance when needed no matter if it is a private or public hospital.
Corne
Yes to the MSA Bill
No to the NHI Bill
I'm already subsidising people on other fronts, not prepared to subsidise their medical as well. I'll simply leave the country, more brain drain for you. NHI is nonsense, and so is the current government.
Sarah
No to the MSA Bill
No to the NHI Bill
Government cannot be trusted with money, each area they have access to is full of corruption.
Jacobus
No to the MSA Bill
No to the NHI Bill
No!
Yvonne
No to the MSA Bill
No to the NHI Bill
The Government has not got proper structured hospitals in place. How will our private hospitals cope and would it not run down the standard of health in this country which already is in a poor state?
I disagree as the Government already does not invest in helping the poor and tax payers are not benefitting and no one will benefit going with this Bill?
Moosa
No to the MSA Bill
No to the NHI Bill
It is my recommendation that you keep your hands off these two areas. This is what worries me.

You and your representatives in parliament, have stolen billions from us to date. The guilty parties are not caught, brought to a court of justice for their deeds, held accountable for the theft of public funds and forced to return the funds that they stole with interest.

Instead, you are now looking at trying to get your hands on even more monies. Please, in God's name, please stay away from monies. You are crooks and thieves. Fix our hospitals, fix our roads and stop stealing our monies. Then and only then, are you qualified to talk about money matters issues. I conclude by saying that you do not see these matters as helping to build the nation but rather a way to fatten your families. Please, do not touch.
Jeremiah
Yes to the MSA Bill
Yes to the NHI Bill
We must all of us especially the +_people who have medical aid scheme to contribute in one fund sothat the funds will be enough to roll NHS
Lindy
No to the MSA Bill
No to the NHI Bill
Govrrnment cannot run itself, how are they going to do this NHI? I am not using any government hospital i can pay for my own medical aid
Dan
No to the MSA Bill
No to the NHI Bill
The NHI hasnt been well thought out. Knowing our government, this will be just another scheme to loot. The MSA Bill needs to be amended to get rid of co-payments.
ALASTAIR
No to the MSA Bill
No to the NHI Bill
The provisions of the consumer protection act and the protection offered to all South Africans should not be limited by the Medical Schemes amendment bill.

Currently as evidenced in many government departments, it is not the failure of current legislation to provide for the requirements of all South Africans, but rather it is the poor administration and inadequate delivery of services which are deliverable within the provisions of the current act or bill.
Nomusa
Yes to the MSA Bill
Yes to the NHI Bill
All South Africans deserve medical cover, therefore NHI will be the least they can enjoy, more especially with the ever escalting medical expenses and exposure to chronic diseases while affordability is always an issue, due to unemployment and underemployment in this country.

Even those who do have medical aid covers are exposed to abuse by private doctors and private hospitals in most cases. I.e high premiums and less benefits, so, updated regulations are a must, thus, the amendment is supported.
Eugene
No to the MSA Bill
No to the NHI Bill
The tax payer can’t pay for the incompetence of the government
Carlyn
Yes to the MSA Bill
Yes to the NHI Bill
Thankful for the inclusion of the consumer protection act
Trixsy
No to the MSA Bill
No to the NHI Bill
Government can't even manage present hospitals without corruption and not having enough money to treat people that desperately need help. Many people are turned away, hospitals saying there is somebody more deserving of treatment who has a better quality of life by helping somebody else than you - personal experience (my 6 year old nephew at the time was refused medical help). I as a tax payer might be refused medical help when needed if the NHI comes into place. The hospitals and day hospitals already can't cope with the number of people each day, many people are turned away each day without treatment because there is not enough staff. People wait years for operations at hospitals that they urgently need. This is just another way for government to take more money for their pockets and give nothing back to its citizens. More corruption on the way with our hard earned money.
Vanessa
No to the MSA Bill
No to the NHI Bill
These bills are there for a reason. To protect the customer from these big institutions and it is vital that they stay in place. They are there for good reason.
I object to their amendment. Anything that does not protect the consumer is to create even more lawlessness against the consumer from big institutions that have power and money to disable the consumer.
Ntlahla
Yes to the MSA Bill
Yes to the NHI Bill
The Health of the citizens is a National issue. Governmental intervention in the unaffordable expensive Medical Aid is a necessity. Yes, to the Medical Schemes Act.
Yes to the National Health Insurance Bill too. All citizens must receive Best Meadical treatment And the Government has to ensure that they do.
Martin
No to the MSA Bill
No to the NHI Bill
Neither bill will do anything to provide better health care . Either the country will go broke or the proposed scheme will totally fail due to the lowering of standards to the lowest common denominator. Private healthcare works because it competes with other private healthcare. The over indebted middle class will not be able to afford paying for 2 schemes one which they for good reason will never want to use.
Jubilant
Yes to the MSA Bill
Yes to the NHI Bill
This is long overdue, implement now.
KEATLARETSE
Yes to the MSA Bill
No to the NHI Bill
NHI failed in developed countries
Who are we to adapt it, with so much corruption in our country???
Im giving it 6months
Mark my words
It would have collapsed