Health Market Inquiry: Why we didn’t recommend break up of private hospital groups

PUBLISHED: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 16:08:57 GMT


It’s been 69 months since the gazetting of the inquiry into private healthcare market in South Africa. The report released earlier, says the country’s private health market is characterised by rising costs, market concentration, disempowered consumers, regulatory failures and overutilization. CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha spoke to panel member, Dr Lungiswa Nkonki, Panel Membe, Health Market Inquiry about the overutilization phenomenon.

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