There are three main factors that cause medical scheme cover to be so much more expensive than health insurance.
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If you don’t want to be caught by surprise the next time you are hospitalised, you should consider gap cover.
The massive media coverage around the recent announcements by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has everyone in a bit of a tailspin.
Does an employer have the right to force its employees to join a particular medical scheme if it doesn't subsidise the employees' contributions?
A person under the age of 35 is more likely to claim for income protection or disability than death. While life cover may not be a priority, protecting your future income should be. When Greg, aged 35, was rushed to hospital after a virus attacked his heart, it gave him a serious wake-up call. The attack came out of the blue. For all intents and...
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...