Wednesday, June 19, 2019
demarcation

Healthcare demarcation regulations stifle options

Prior to the enactment of the Medical Schemes Act in 1998, South Africa had a relatively free market in medical aids. There was competition...
Healthcare

Free healthcare for all, neither necessary nor appropriate for government to provide

By director & head of Free Market Foundation Health Policy Unit Jasson Urbach. “It’s déjà vu all over again,” as the late Yogi Berra might have...
questions

Road to NHI potentially treacherous

Millions of low-paid and economically vulnerable citizens today find they are without medical insurance and either now must pay directly out of pocket to...

How happy are your clients with their claims experience

We share insights from our recent trip to the Connected Insurance Europe event in Amsterdam with a thought provoking webinar from Insurance Nexis about...
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...