03 January 2019 - NW3800
Wilson, Ms ER to ask the Minister of Health
(1)Whether his department made any changes to the draft National Health Insurance Bill after the Bill was Gazetted on 21 June 2018; if so, (a) what changes, (b) will these changes be made public and (c) will his department reopen the public submissions period to allow for input on the revised draft National Health Insurance Bill; (2) whether he consulted (a) the Minister of Finance and/or (b) other Treasury officials (i) before 21 June 2018, (ii) between 21 June and 20 September 2018 and (iii) after 21 September 2018?
These details will be revealed when the Bill is referred to Parliament. The Honourable Member seems to be jumping the gun.