Discovery and Momentum medical schemes top the tables in the 2017 GTC Medical Aid Survey across most plans.
Category - Medical costs
Many people run out of medical savings by the middle of the year. But you can work your rewards programmes to help cover the shortfall.
When considering a medical scheme, you need to look at the viability of the scheme as a whole and then select the plan that best suits your needs.
We can reduce the reliance on specialists for primary healthcare needs in South Africa through the use of an integrated team-based healthcare model.
This year most medical scheme members will see premium increases well above inflation, with the industry average hovering around 11%.
In order to provide lower-cost medical cover, most medical schemes offer plan options where co-payments apply for certain procedures.
A lack of young, healthy members is driving up medical scheme costs.
Does an employer have the right to force its employees to join a particular medical scheme if it doesn't subsidise the employees' contributions?
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