Technical Areas

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Technical support on the development of implementation guidelines for capitation Countries requesting health financing (HF) support will have modified their financing strategies and systems to move more rapidly towards universal coverage (UC), with a particular focus on the poor and vulnerable Completed
Technical assistance during the update of the prescribed medical benefits (PMBs) to create unified benefit entitlements under NHI Countries requesting health financing (HF) support will have modified their financing strategies and systems to move more rapidly towards universal coverage (UC), with a particular focus on the poor and vulnerable Completed
Provide continued technical support to guide the work of six work-streams established by the National Department of Health (NDoH) for the development of the National Health Insurance (NHI) white paper Countries will have prepared/developed/updated/adapted their NHPSP through an inclusive policy dialogue process leading to better coverage with essential health services, financial risk protection and health equity Completed
Conduct the cross-programmatic efficiency analysis of health programmes in the KwaZulu-Natal province Countries receiving HF support will have implemented financing reforms to facilitate UC Completed
Consultative seminar with high-level international stakeholders after the draft NHI bill is introduced Countries will have prepared/developed/updated/adapted their NHPSP through an inclusive policy dialogue process leading to better coverage with essential health services, financial risk protection and health equity Completed
Technical support to the introduction of diagnosis-related groups (DRGs) in public sector hospitals Countries receiving HF support will have implemented financing reforms to facilitate UC Completed
Provide technical support in responding to media reports/articles on the NHI Countries will have prepared/developed/updated/adapted their NHPSP through an inclusive policy dialogue process leading to better coverage with essential health services, financial risk protection and health equity Completed
Knowledge exchange within the Health Partner's Forum Accurate, up-to-date evidence on what works and what does not work regarding health financing reforms for universal coverage is available and shared across countries Completed
Develop mapping of the Referece Price List (RPL) codes for the OECD methodology for measuring hospital services prices Countries will have put in place expertise, monitoring and evaluation systems and annual health sector reviews Completed
Participation in meetings organized by the UHC Partnership, UHC2030 and other trainings Accurate, up-to-date evidence on what works and what does not work regarding health financing reforms for universal coverage is available and shared across countries Completed
Development of baseline indicators for the M&E Framework for NHI towards UHC Countries will have put in place expertise, monitoring and evaluation systems and annual health sector reviews Completed
Technical support on the development of institutional arrangements options for strategic purchasing for the sub-district Contracting Units for primary health care (PHC) services Countries requesting health financing (HF) support will have modified their financing strategies and systems to move more rapidly towards universal coverage (UC), with a particular focus on the poor and vulnerable Completed
Development of the communication strategy for National Health Insurance Communication Strategy for NHI prepared, key messages prepared Completed
Technical support for introduction and implementation of new provider payment mechanisms such as capitation and other measures that promote quality and efficiency (e.g. DRGs). This includes the work on disease conditions and interventions coding systems Coding systems for interventions being planned for adoption in South Africa Completed
Development of the socioeconomic impact and the Business case for the NHI Bil Countries will have prepared/developed/updated/adapted their NHPSP through an inclusive policy dialogue process leading to better coverage with essential health services, financial risk protection and health equity. Cancelled
Development of country specific user case studies for health systems strengthening and financing reforms at national and provincial levels Country case studies on health system strengthening developedd Completed
Development of the National Health Accounts to track the financial resource allocation and utilization trends The NHA for 2013/14 produced and released. Progress on NHA for 2014/15 to 2017/18 is underway Completed
Participation in meetings organized by the Partnership, UHC2030 and others for cross sharing of South Africa’s experiences in reforms related to Governance, health financing , service delivery and systems strengthening National and sub national UHC policies and health strategies informed, capacity and understanding of key stakeholders builtt Completed
Technical support for strengthening Health information systems and mechanisms for monitoring the health trends, Technical specification provided to NDoH and National health Observatory to be ready in coming months. Gauteng province would be part of national observatory Completed
Development of the baselines for UHC indicators on coverage of essential services and financial protection Countries will have put in place expertise, monitoring and evaluation systems and annual health sector reviews. Completed
High quality technical inputs in Health policy discourse; Knowledge sharing for informing health policies Health Market Inquiry Provisional report overarching recommendations for reducing the healthcare costs, improving quality and transparency in private healthcare sector Improved capacity and understanding of upto 2000 key stakeholders in applying principles UHC and health in all policies Completed
High Levels of Political leadership: National Stakeholder Consultation on National Health Insurance (NHI) and “Presidential Health Summit- 2018”: CoPresidential Health summit organized with international participation to consult all key stakeholders, take stock of progress and strategize for the next phase of NHI implementation Completed
Support development/updating of financing, HRH and service delivery related strategies for universal coverage of populations, especially the poor and vulnerable Norms and standards for healthcare establishments streamlined, lancet commission findings and recommendations on Quality health systems consulted, report in final stagesTechnical note with guidance on principles for development of health Workforce strategy developed, Technical submissions developed for guiding CMS Multiyear strategic plan 2019-23 Maternal and Child Health Strategy for Gauteng Province finalised Completed
Key legislations for UHC reforms: Cabinet approved the draft National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill and Medical Schemes amendment Bill Draft NHI Bill released with due recommendation of amending 10+ other legislations related to health, technical comments based on international UHC experience and best practices submitted, collation and analysis of stakeholder comments supported based on which updated NHI bill draft is submitted to Cabinet Completed
Follow-up on the cross-programmatic efficiency analysis conducted in one province in SA Work plan for Cross programmatic efficiency programme developed and being implemented Completed

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