Private healthcare environment compromised by unregulated fees

According to Patrick Masobe, chief executive officer of Agility Health, healthcare specialists are able to invoice patients and medical schemes in an unregulated fee-for-service environment – in which every service performed has a code and a price tag – with secondary healthcare expenditure eating away at the medical scheme benefits of South Africans. “Among the […]
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The biggest medical aid schemes in South Africa – and how much they’re charging in 2018

The majority of South Africa’s biggest medical aid schemes have released their prices for 2018, showing below 10% increases across all plans. According to the latest statistics released by the Council for Medical Schemes (CMS), there are currently 82 medical aid schemes operating in South Africa with a total subscription of just under 8.9 million […]
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Making Medical Aid Affordable

Medical Aid Making Medical Aid Affordable – it’s easier than you think. These days there are a lot of medical aid options to choose from for the average South African and they are offered at a lot of different price points. However, for some, it still does not seem easy to fit decent medical aid […]
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Is Your Medical Aid Plan Really Cost Effective for 2017?

Medical Aid Is Your Medical Aid Plan Really Cost Effective for 2017? we have Professionals that can answer this question and offer you alternatives. No one likes paying too much for anything, especially if that involves paying for insurance coverages that they may never even use, but you know you have to have. This can […]
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Is Your Medical Aid – Worth It?

Medical Aid Apparently many of us here in South Africa like to think that we are immortal, or at least impervious to sudden illness or accidental injury. Or that’s what statistics seem to show anyway. There are still a great many people out there – often the younger ones but not always – who are […]
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Why Choose TopMed Active Saver?

Medical Aid Why Choose TopMed Active Saver?  good question and we will try to keep it simple.  When it comes to choosing a medical aid plan anyone who has even thought about doing so recently will know that there are more companies and plans to choose from out there than ever before. Most people also […]
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Medical Insurance Scams

Medical Aid How to Spot  ‘Medical Insurance Scams’, is a must read if you are considering taking out any kind of Medical Aid cover.  If you are currently without health coverage – or are looking for something cheaper – you may be tempted by ads that pop up every now and then for medical insurance […]
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Medical Aid and Retirement?

Medical Aid Medical Aid and Retirement? what happens now? If you are approaching retirement age you may be a little concerned about just how it will affect your medical aid coverage. What will change when you finally call it a day and ‘ride off into the sunset’ (or stop heading to the office every day […]
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