Council for Medical Schemes

 
The NHI Bill is ‘not doom and gloom’
The NHI Bill is ‘not doom and gloom’
While there is uncertainty about the role that private medical providers will play when the National Health Insurance Bill (NHI) gets implemented,...
Are the medical aids really fleecing you?
Are the medical aids really fleecing you?
Medical aids may be increasingly willing to fork over the cash to cover your hospital visits, but there’s a good reason to propose new protections for consumers, a Competition Commission investigation finds....
Medical aids may know their fate by 2020 under the National Health Insurance
Medical aids may know their fate by 2020 under the National Health Insurance
Medical aids may know their fate under the National Health Insurance (NHI) by 2020, says Paresh Prema, the head of benefits management for the...
Council for medical schemes contravened treasury regulations - AG
Council for medical schemes contravened treasury regulations - AG
The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS), which is a statutory body that regulates medical schemes, was found to have awarded a contract worth more than...
Independent pharmacies take on medical aid 'bullies'
Independent pharmacies take on medical aid 'bullies'
For more than 15 years Alfred Mokoditoa built his career as an independent pharmacist and businessman in Pretoria. For more than a decade he...
Comment: Restore medical aids to good health
Comment: Restore medical aids to good health
Usually there is only one healthcare system in a country, made up of a number of role players, but the South African healthcare system is unlike...
Whistle-blowers 'being targeted'
Whistle-blowers 'being targeted'
The fallout from the dirty war being fought in South Africa's R85-billion-a-year health insurance industry grew this week, with the registrar being...
Renaissance Health ailing
Renaissance Health ailing
The woes of Renaissance Health Medical Scheme continue as the joint liquidators of the scheme have instituted action against the former board of...
Selecting the right medical scheme
Selecting the right medical scheme
It is that time of year again when your medical scheme will inform you of the annual increases, but it is also an opportunity to review your...
More on medical aid
More on medical aid
The government medical scheme has continued to siphon new members, driving the first noteworthy increase in the number of medical aid beneficiaries...
Private healthcare tariffs under spotlight
Private healthcare tariffs under spotlight
The threat of prosecution at a high-powered meeting with Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang forced private hospital groups to commit to...
Manto to meet private hospitals over tariff hikes
Manto to meet private hospitals over tariff hikes
Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang will meet heads of private hospital groups to discuss drastic hospital tariff increases, the Health...

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