It is that time of year when you will receive a letter from your medical scheme confirming your benefits and premiums for next year.
Tag - gap cover
If you don’t want to be caught by surprise the next time you are hospitalised, you should consider gap cover.
Sanlam and Absa have emerged as the top-ranked medical top-up ‒ often referred to as ‘gap cover’‒ providers in South Africa, according to the first ever ranking of these product providers, conducted by leading wealth and advisory firm GTC.
We set ourselves a challenge to try and find medical cover for one of our readers. Our findings show that medical cover is expensive for many middle-income earners and that a comprehensive hospital plan is possibly the best option. Elizabeth has three children aged 3, 6 and 9. She has a take-home pay of R15 000 and has to fully cover the costs of...