Friday, February 22, 2019
Strate

The risk vs. rewards debate of maternity wards

By Sam Baleson, legal risk advisor at Aon South Africa. The first of what is expected to be one of many large hospital chains are...
Vaccinate

Fight the flu and vaccinate

Medical Schemes, by law, are for the members and run by the members. It is for this reason that member needs must be protected...

Medical fraud still the most pervasive type of fraud in SA

Medical aids lost at least R15-20bn of total private healthcare industry spend to fraud last year, with the Board of Healthcare Funders of Southern...

Report: South African medical scheme claims riddled with fraud

South African private medical schemes spent R160.6 billion on health care benefits in 2017, with policyholders paying an extra R31.8 billion in out-of-pocket expenses...
consumer

 Rising healthcare costs in South Africa

The funding of healthcare in South Africa is a highly contentious issue, which involves a variety of stakeholders. While Government is planning their National...