Medical Aids

 
Too much of a good thing: SA's epidemic of over-treatment is paying off for hospitals
Too much of a good thing: SA's epidemic of over-treatment is paying off for hospitals
What are your chances of ending up in a hospital? Higher than you’d think if you are a medical aid member in a large city — and the reason...
Health department expects to be sued over proposed NHI changes
Health department expects to be sued over proposed NHI changes
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi is preparing to be taken to court as he continues to propose changes in the healthcare system that could cost...
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...
[Video][WATCH] Will the National Health Insurance cost you more money?
[Video][WATCH] Will the National Health Insurance cost you more money?
Can SA afford the NHI? And will you be able to keep seeing your doctor? Our Laura Lopez Gonzalez answers these and other questions.
Hundreds of protestors descend on DTI's Pretoria offices demanding access to affordable medicines
Hundreds of protestors descend on DTI's Pretoria offices demanding access to affordable medicines
More than 1 000 activists marched on the Pretoria head office of the department of trade and industry Tuesday to demand patent reforms to ensure...
Getting to grips with your scheme's lingo
Getting to grips with your scheme's lingo
Designated Service Providers (DSPs) and Networks
Making healthy medical aid choices
Making healthy medical aid choices
The majority of citizens depend on State clinics and hospitals for their "means tested" healthcare services while the well-to-do enjoy...
State health claims 'a myth'
State health claims 'a myth'
The reason was escalating costs, he said, and then he compared the huge cost differences, based on anecdotal evidence, between public and private...
Ensure your medical aid is not unwell
Ensure your medical aid is not unwell
The proposed National Health Insurance has resulted in much being written about the state of the nation's public health sector -- the woefully...
Fixing health care
Fixing health care
There are few subjects more emotive than medical schemes. Open the subject at any gathering and you're likely to get a tsunami of complaints.

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