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Syndicates and devious health professionals may target National Health Insurance

Criminal networks are targeting your medical aid rands but could you be part of the problem too?

Medical aid fraud pushes up premiums

The 'bhabhaza' medical aid scheme fraud by doctors and members will push up premiums for all members and make them unaffordable, say industry experts.

Getting to grips with your scheme’s lingo

Co-payment This is the portion of any medical expense for which you are liable. The amount varies from one scheme to the next and between options.

Survey shows medical aid fraud declining

A medical scheme anti-fraud survey by KPMG from 2007 to 2009 has shown that the number of medical aid fraud cases have decreased.

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