Office of health standards compliance kills the NHI dream

The fate of the Government’s National Health Insurance (NHI) project could be decided before it even started. The failure of the NHI will be attributed to one single entity: the Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC). In the NHI White Paper, published in December 2015, it is stated that “Health facilities that meet nationally approved standards will be certified by the OHSC to render health services, and will be eligible for accreditation and contracting by the NHI Fund”.

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