Monday, December 17, 2018

Medical schemes brokers not to blame for private healthcare costs

South Africa’s medical schemes brokers play an indispensable role in the distribution of products to consumers and recent comments by the Minister of Health...

Medihelp members most satisfied with their medical aid

Consumers are not especially satisfied with their medical aids, according to the 2018 South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi). The survey, released by independent...
big four

Big four illnesses are getting bigger, says Old Mutual

The 2016 claims statistics, released by Old Mutual, show an increase in the big four severe illnesses, specifically coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), in...

Medical aid providers at odds with ‘abolish private medical aid’ utterances

By Samantha Orange   At a recent panel discussion of the National Health Insurance (NHI) white paper, SA Health Professions Council president Dr Kgosi Letlape said...

Bonitas: A focus on members and amalgamation set the scene for 2017

Bonitas Medical Fund (Bonitas) announced that after a challenging year for the healthcare industry, the premium increase for 2017, across all its options, will...