Only 1 out of 4 people in the WC have medical aid cover

The Western Cape Health Department has said 75% of people in the province are currently without medical aid cover. News24 reports that the department was presenting to Parliament’s portfolio committee on health, providing a status update in its efforts to implement the “Ideal Clinic Initiative”. Department head Dr Beth Engelbrecht told the committee the province is moving away from only treating illnesses and would …