Monday, June 17, 2019

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...

Innovating life insurance

The life insurance industry has traditionally been structured around the idea that life cover, a typically grudge purchase, is sold and not bought. Yet,...

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...