The new public protector says she will leave the dispute over the state capture report prepared by h.
The DA finds theR2billion medical aid overcharge this year outrageous, its Gauteng health spokesman said.
"This needs to be tackled at its root cause, which is lack of competition," said Jack Bloom, pictured, yesterday.
Vendors inflated invoices and hospitals received discounts . The practice was not illegal but unethical .
The Gauteng health department rejected 22 out of 50 new private hospital applications in six years.
Bloom said the Competition Commission investigation into this might open up the private health market.
"This would drive costs down and avoid rip-offs." - Sapa