National Health Insurance Act, 2018

Short title: 
National Health Insurance Act
Long title: 
An Act to provide for sound financing for the national health system; provide for a universal access to quality insured health care services; establish the National Health Insurance Management Authority and provide for its functions and powers; establish the National Health Insurance Scheme and provide for its systems, procedures and operation; establish the National Health Insurance Fund and provide for contributions to and payments from the Fund; provide for accreditation criteria and conditions in respect of insured health care services; provide for complaints and appeals processes; provide for the progressive establishment of provincial and district health offices of theAuthority; and provide formatters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.
Year of Act: 
Number of Act: 
Date of assent: 
9 April 2018
Date of promulgation: 
11 April 2018
Date of commencement: 
5 May 2018
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