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January 18, 2016
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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January 20, 2016
The more things change...

In 2006, the National Health Insurance debate was raging, much like it is today, 10 years later. Following is the contribution of then Opposition Leader Hubert Ingraham to debate on the NHI Bill that was before Parliament.

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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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October 19, 2011
In defense of trade unionism

Dear Editor,

Your editorial on Friday, October 7 - "Unions and their leaders less relevant" - raised several interesting issues that are worthy of a response of some kind. You posed the question of whether unions are becoming increasingly irrelevant.  The editorial said:  "Workers should question if these bodies are useful to them or if the unions merely exist to fund the lifestyles of their le...

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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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