Advertorial: Public Notice – National Health Insurance Bill [B11b- 2019]

Hon. NB Sifuba Speaker of the Free State Legislature and Hon. M Tsiu Committee Chairperson. PHOTOS: SUPPLIED

The Portfolio Committee on Education, Health and Social Services led by Committee Chairperson Hon. M Tsiu, invites all stakeholders and members of the public to make inputs and comments on the above mentioned bill

The objectives of the Bill are as follows:

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 it’s 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 utilization 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.

Public hearings will be conducted as follows:

Copies of the bill can be accessed from and 

The Free State legislature invites all stakeholders and interested parties to attend the
public hearings. Written submissions can be submitted to the following Committee
Coordinator on or before the 17 October 2023 no later than 16:30 pm.

Mr. Fuzile Ngangelizwe (Committee Coordinator) at 051 407 1148/Cell: 082 450 7127,
email address: and Ms Pinky Mbebe (Researcher)
at 051 407 1297/Cell: 072 749 6136, email address:

For Further Enquiries Contact: Life Mokone Spokesperson Free State Legislature Tel: (051) 407 1100 Cell: 076 231 6810.