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Transgender healthcare: What to know before you hit the waiting room
Transgender healthcare: What to know before you hit the waiting room
Navigating the road to gender-affirming care can be rough, confusing and complicated to say the least. Many medical aids don't cover the hormone...
Becoming: Why most medical aids don't pay for transgender care
Becoming: Why most medical aids don't pay for transgender care
It's 4am and Cammi Morris, 47, is stretched out on a floral Chinese rug. She prefers this to a yoga mat when she does yoga or Pilates because it...
Unembargoed July 6 to 12
Unembargoed July 6 to 12
Brace yourself for tougher times
READ: Aaron Motsoaledi's speech on major changes to medical aids
READ: Aaron Motsoaledi's speech on major changes to medical aids
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi presented the Medical Schemes Amendment and National Health Insurance Bills at a press conference in Pretoria on...
Have questions about the National Health Insurance? We answer them
Have questions about the National Health Insurance? We answer them
What is the National Health Insurance? The NHI will pool private and public funding to provide better and more equal...
[Podcast]Motsoaledi: What the NHI will mean for you - and your tax credits
[Podcast]Motsoaledi: What the NHI will mean for you - and your tax credits
Our Laura Lopez Gonzalez asks health minister Aaron Motsoaledi five questions about the National Health Insurance (NHI) and your medical aid.
How to choose a medical aid plan
How to choose a medical aid plan
It’s that time of year again. Many major medical schemes have opened up brief, annual window periods in which members can change their plans....
#AIDS2016: ​HIV may be a prescribed benefit, but not all medical schemes cover ARVs
#AIDS2016: ​HIV may be a prescribed benefit, but not all medical schemes cover ARVs
Almost 30 years ago, virtually no medical scheme covered HIV. Today, legislation has made medical cover for HIV non-negotiable, but some patients...
Medical aid board says SA has no choice but to back NHI
Medical aid board says SA has no choice but to back NHI
South Africa’s healthcare system is not merely unviable or unsustainable, "it is at the brink...
Medical aids have dentists over a barrel
Medical aids have dentists over a barrel
"We are seeing dentists going under," said Maretha Smit, chief executive officer of the South African Dental Association (Sada).
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...

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