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Legal wrangle won’t stop inquiry into SA’s private healthcare sector

The inquiry into private health care in SA will continue despite legal wrangling between industry player [b]Netcare[/b] and [b]KPMG[/b], which was appointed as a technical service provider. ‘What the commission had to decide is: does it wait for the outcome of the litigation with all the permutations it can come up with or should it find some technical (expertise) that will help assist … in the interim,’ panel chair and former Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo says in [s]Business Report[/s]. The timeframes would be: at end of May, a statement of issues would be published for comment and the commission would outline concerns encountered; companies would have to the start of August make their submissions; and public hearings on the commission's recommendations are scheduled for March and April 2015.

Meanwhile, the [b]Helen Suzman Foundation[/b] has released a report-back that explains the inquiry’s format and timeline.

[link url=http://www.iol.co.za/business/news/health-inquiry-to-go-ahead-despite-spat-1.1677345#.U1DzBFWSzE0]Full report in Business Report[/link]
[link url=http://hsf.org.za/resource-centre/hsf-briefs/the-competition-commission2019s-market-inquiry-into-the-private-healthcare-sector]Full HSF outline[/link]

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