Monday, May 21, 2018
Diagnosis

A bleak year for SA medical schemes

For the third consecutive year, the South African medical schemes industry posted poor financial results in 2016, with 65% of schemes failing to achieve...
findings

Findings of Southern African study on HIV prevention needs coming

The findings of this study will be presented on 16 November 2017 at the AIDS Impact Conference co-hosted by the HSRC and Stellenbosch University...
nhi

NHI – the danger of political promises

South African citizens are holding government accountable for promises made to ensure votes in election years. This is evidenced by the surge in student...
gap

Seven key thoughts on gap cover

Gap cover helps to bridge the shortfall between specialist rates and medical aid rates, explains Tony Singleton, CEO of Turnberry. “A medical scheme often...
credits

Removing medical tax credits is another blow for taxpayers

These moves effectively destroy access to quality healthcare especially for the poorest medical scheme members and those who rely on lower cost insurance products...