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Private medical schemes stand in the way of the proposed National Health Insurance scheme and should be abolished, says the SA Health Professions Council president.
Just over 41% of medical scheme members in SA belong to restricted medical schemes. Here are some pertinent facts to know.
How much do you really know about the inner workings of your medical scheme? Here are some quick facts on open medical schemes in SA.
The profile of members on your medical scheme can have quite an impact on your contributions, benefits and the health of your scheme.
Treasury recently gazetted final demarcation regulations, ending uncertainty on the future of gap cover, hospital cash plans and primary healthcare policies.
The Council for Medical Schemes has announced that the Health Department has not accepted its proposed revision of Prescribed Minimum Benefits, says Susan Erasmus.
If you failed to tell the whole truth about your medical history in your application, can your scheme terminate your membership? Not really any more, says the Appeals Board.
Gap cover and hospital cash plans will still be available to consumers, but the days of primary healthcare insurance policies are over, according to new regulations.
Unhealthy lifestyles are a key risk causing the prevalence of non-communicable diseases in Africa, as overburdened health systems make it difficult to access appropriate care.
Some increases are almost double the CPI rate - check out yours in our table.
Medical aid scheme trustees are making a killing from member contributions, even more than R500 000.
By law your medical scheme needs to have 25% of all annual contributions in reserve. But is this really necessary, and is it making your contribution increases skyrocket?
Momentum and Discovery Medical Schemes' announcement of average increases in contributions of between 10.2% and 11% has come as a shock for consumers.
While being questioned for allegedly bribing South Korea’s president, Samsung Group’s Jay Y. Lee is locked up at a prison notorious for housing convicted billionaires, a serial killer and the hangman’s noose.
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