Minister backs probe

  • The New Age - 16 May 2013

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has fully backed the investigation into " high costs" in the private healthcare industry.

Motsoaledi told Parliament yesterday he was behind a probe launched by Cabinet colleague Ebrahim Patel into private sector tariffs.

Patel, the Minister of Economic Development, announced in the National Assembly last week the Competition Commission would conduct the investigation.

"We as the department are fully behind Minister Patel and the competition commission on this one and we are ready to engage and offer all evidence we have at or disposal," the health minister the full article

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“A probe into inflated prices at private health care facilities will be conducted by the Competition Commission ”