Monday, May 20, 2019

Hospital Association of SA cautions against PMBs review

Times Live reported today that the Council for Medical Schemes was reviewing their policy on Prescribed Minimum Benefits (PMBs), which was welcomed by many from the...

An integrated fight against cancer

While new technologies and research prove increasingly promising, there is little sign that lifestyle factors will diminish the startling cancer figures in South Africa. Cancer.org estimates...
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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...

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...

Life insurers thwart fraudulent and dishonest claims worth almost R1 billion

The South African life industry reported a record increase in the value of fraudulent and dishonest long-term insurance claims to a total of R870.7...