National Health Insurance Act 20 of 2023 (English / Afrikaans)

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20 of 2023

The National Health Insurance Act 20 of 2023 intends:

  • to achieve universal access to quality health care services in the Republic in accordance with section 27 of the Constitution; 
  • to establish a National Health Insurance Fund and to set out its powers, functions and governance structures; 
  • to provide a framework for the strategic purchasing of health care services by the Fund on behalf of users; 
  • to create mechanisms for the equitable, effective and efficient utilisation of the resources of the Fund to meet the health needs of the population; 
  • to preclude or limit undesirable, unethical and unlawful practices in relation to the Fund and its users; and 
  • to provide for matters connected herewith.


To be proclaimed

To be amended

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