Many young white people are encouraged by their parents to just “move on” with the business of the future, writes Adriaan Basson.
They do not guarantee value for money, they fail to protect the interests of their members and are likely to drive them to access health care from public facilities due to their limited inferior benefits, writes Dr Sipho Kabane.
The medical schemes regulator says two executives and three senior managers have been placed on precautionary suspension.
The council, which regulates private health financing via medical aid schemes, has launched a probe into claims of racial profiling against black and Indian private medical practitioners.
The Council for Medical Schemes has halted an inspection into Bonitas Medical Fund, according to a report.
Humphrey Zokufa was a high-calibre leader whose hearty laugh and smile were contagious and who had an effervescent personality.
The medical scheme industry is financially sound despite low growth in membership, says the Council for Medical Schemes.
The health industry is holding its breath, waiting for a court decision on what medical schemes must pay for prescribed minimum benefits.
Private hospital ownership is concentrated in three main players which offers too little choice, the Council for Medical Schemes has told MPs.
The Council for Medical Schemes plans to disallow low-cost benefit options for healthcare to better align offerings of medical schemes to National Health Insurance policy.
Allegations around bullying, coercion and the "use of hidden cameras" will be included in an upcoming probe into allegations of racial profiling against black and Indian private medical practitioners by medical aids.
Bonitas' Principal Officer Gerhard Van Emmenis says that an inspection into the medical fund is still ongoing.
The Council for Medical Schemes, a regulatory body for medical schemes, on Thursday issued its annual report for 2017/18.
The challenge of improving the health status of South Africa's population as a whole remains, says the Council for Medical Schemes.
Sizwe Medical Fund has been placed under provisional curatorship‚ after the Council for Medical Schemes applied for governance concerns to be addressed.
Ten non-profit medical schemes in South Africa spent a total of more than R28m on salaries for trustees in 2010, a newspaper reports.
The Council for Medical Schemes and Bonitas Medical Fund have agreed on a curator who will be in control of the medical scheme for 90 days.
Cape Town CBDO'Dwyer PersonnelR6 500.00 - R7 000.00 Per Month
Western CapeOdwyer PersonnelR14 000.00 Per Month
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