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Is South Africa advancing towards National Health Insurance? The perspectives of general practitioners in one pilot site.

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Background. The launch of the National Health Insurance (NHI) White Paper in December 2015 heralded a new stage in South Africa’s advancement towards universal health coverage. The ‘contracting in’ of private sector general practitioners (GPs), though only one component of the overall reformed system, is nevertheless crucial to address staff shortages and capacity, and also to realise the broader vision of a single unified, integrated system.
Objective. To report on the views and experie...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i11.10683

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Health and Medical Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
South African Medical Journal Journal website
Volume:
106
Issue:
11
Pages:
1092-1095
Publication date:
2016-11-02
Acceptance date:
2016-05-17
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EISSN:
0256-9574
ISSN:
2078-5135
Source identifiers:
660337
Language:
English
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2016-12-22

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