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Just under 10% of diagnosed SARS-CoV-2 infections in SA have been among members in medical schemes administered by Discovery.
Discovery Health's CEO says the company will not appeal the findings of the five-year probe into private healthcare carried out by the Competition Commission.
For decades Gauteng drivers believe that Capetonians are always in cruise or chill mode, and that those living in the Western Cape are slow drivers or just generally never in a hurry.
Discovery Health has responded to the Health Market Inquiry's findings, saying its high profits are the result of a competitiv advantage – not 'market failure'.
Discovery Health's mental health spend reached R2bn in 2016 with hospitalisation claims amounting to R32m more than predicted, says CEO Dr Jonathan Broomberg.
The Financial Service Board has penalised Discovery for promoting “rewards” which are unrelated to actual benefits.
Healthcare and financial services provider Discovery has posted a 51% growth in new business in the year ending June 2015, boosted by the Bankmed account.
A large portion of medical aid contributions is spent on substantial payments to trustees, the Business Times reports.
The healthcare industry needs greater integration to bring down medical scheme costs, says Discovery Health CEO Jonathan Broomberg.
Discovery Holdings CEO Adrian Gore says the company has no intention of entering the short-term insurance market in the near future.
Discovery Health is implementing to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in addition to taking proactive steps to ensure members are covered in the event of potential COVID-19 infection.
It is not clear how long Discovery will require users to spend in the gym, or when the cheating-checking system will be fully implemented.
The Competition Commission released a provisional report saying private healthcare was characterised by ‘disempowered and uninformed’ consumers, confusing medical aid schemes, and a lack of competition.
The Competition Commission has found that medical aid members have been getting a raw deal.
Momentum Health denies sharing client data with the rest of its insurance business, as was claimed by the Council of Medical Schemes.
Most investors are reeling from the recent slump in the Chinese economy, and Discovery Health is not largely unaffected by the ructions of Chinese stocks.
Attorney Ronald Bobroff explains why he has a problem with Discovery Health's version of its handling of Road Accident Fund claims and payments.
People should look beyond just the price when analysing healthcare costs, Discovery Health says.
The National Health Insurance may have a significantly positive impact on the economy, says Discovery Health.
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