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National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003)


Regulations relating to the obtainment of information and the processes of determination and publication of reference Price List

4. Guidelines for submission of information


(1) The submission of information referred to in regulation 3 must be in accordance with the guidelines as determined by the Director-General in the notice contemplated in regulation 2.


(2) The guidelines referred to in subregulation (1) shall include, but not limited to:
(a) pricing methodology, for the determination of reference prices for items;
(b) procedures for addition, deletion or change of items; and
(c) calculation of responsibility values. Responsibility value means the increased responsibility for providing a service relative to a standard service for providers and is calculated by taking into account experience and knowledge, judgement and mental effort, skill and physical effort as well as risk and stress to the patient.