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August 27, 2015
Defrauding National Health Insurance

It is nonsensical to discuss any modifications to the healthcare industry without addressing the existing and future opportunities for fraud.

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June 03, 2015
Why National Health Insurance

"After consultation with the private sector insurance companies, put in place a system of National Health Insurance so that every Bahamian will have insurance coverage for major surgery and other medical services."

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February 26, 2015
Corrupting national health care

Bahamian businesses have not even made contributions for the first value-added tax (VAT) filing period and Dr. Perry Gomez says that we have to pay yet another tax for National Health Insurance (NHI).

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December 22, 2014
Turnquest wants BEC and insurance VAT exempt

While he stopped short of recommending that the government scrap the implementation of value-added tax (VAT) altogether, Opposition Deputy Leader Peter Turnquest said the Christie administration should reconsider imposing the tax on key services such as electricity and insurance.
He also criticized the timing of the introduction of VAT.
He said it is "unfortunate" that the government will introduc...

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August 12, 2014

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November 26, 2013
Pinder: Union forced to pressure govt for benefits

Although aware of the government's financial straits, many trade union leaders are forced to use pressure tactics to get benefits that union members have been promised, Bahamas Public Services Union (BPSU) President John Pinder said yesterday...

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November 05, 2013
Customs union quiet as deadline on govt passes

Despite giving the government a deadline of November 1 to resolve concerns regarding medical coverage for its members, the Bahamas Customs Immigration and Allied Workers Union (BCIAWU) has to date taken no action...

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PM: Govt burdened by healthcare costs
November 04, 2013
PM: Govt burdened by healthcare costs

Prime Minister Perry Christie suggested the government must push forward with its National Health Insurance (NHI) plan to meet the demand of healthcare coverage requested by public service unions and to bring greater relief to Bahamians...

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October 25, 2013
Union urges gov't to trim 'bloating' in public sector

Vice President of the Bahamas Customs Immigration and Allied Workers Union (BCIAWU) Sloane Smith said yesterday the government should "trim the bloating..."

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October 24, 2013
Prime minister tells customs, immigration union be patient

Prime Minister Perry Christie urged the Bahamas Customs Immigration and Allied Workers Union (BCIAWU) to be patient with the government over its requests for additional health insurance and benefits, adding that the union should take a look at the government's finances...

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