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First medical scheme drop-off of paying members in 12 years

South Africa battles health burden from both infectious and non-communicable diseases

(The beginning of the end? We called it – see this article: http://bit.ly/2dpPth2 – ED) The medical scheme industry has delivered negative growth in the number of beneficiaries‚ its first since 2004‚ the Council for Medical Schemes annual report for 2015-2016 shows. http://bit.ly/2ewHwnK South Africa had 83 medical schemes in ...

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Gap Cover: Everything you need to know

Surgeons operating

What is Gap Cover? Gap Cover is a relatively cheap way of meeting shortfalls in what your medical scheme pays out for your medical bills. This can be utilized when being treated in hospital – to cover procedure shortfalls and co-payments, as well as used to cover your day-today medical ...

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Are surgeons too quick to operate?

Surgeons operating

  Surgery isn’t the big deal it used to be, not by a long shot. As technology progresses, techniques for slicing you open become more advanced, and quicker, more efficient operations make for simpler, more scheduled recoveries. But, with loads of alternative options to going under the knife, homeopaths and ...

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How the Medical Aids are knowingly cheating you

Medical Aids don't want to pay out your claims. Why would they?

There is a quote by famous artist, Salvador Dali that says, “What is important is to spread confusion, not eliminate it.” When you are a big, powerful corporation driven by greed and shareholder profit, you will have access to enormous resources that can spread your propaganda; befuddle your customers so ...

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