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2014-03-31 17:45

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Discovery scores on client loyalty

2012-09-05 14:49

Policy lapse rates at Discovery Health Medical Scheme have remained low during the year to June, with 98% of members remaining on the same plan or upgrading.

Members want probe into Discovery fee

2012-07-10 08:31

Discovery Health Medical Scheme members are demanding an independent review of the administrative fees paid to the company, according to a report.

Discovery earnings to climb

2011-08-24 08:34

Discovery Holdings expects double-digit growth in its full-year headline earnings.

Discovery maintains healthy performance

2011-06-24 11:37

Health insurer Discovery Holdings says all its entities maintained strong performance in line with expectations in the nine months to March.

Discovery enters insurance market

2011-05-19 12:45

Health insurance group Discovery will from June offer short-term insurance, promising to liven up the market which is worth an estimated R50bn.

Healthy earnings for Discovery

2011-02-16 17:34

Discovery says that normalised headline earnings per share for the six months ended December 2010 are expected to be between 20% and 30% higher.


Discovery recovers R250m in fraud

2013-06-28 10:43

A new tool which identifies “phantom drug” prescriptions by mining data made it possible for Discovery Health to recover R250m in fraudulent claims last year.

Discovery posts R3.4bn operating profit

2012-09-05 11:05

Discovery has weathered the financial crisis better than some rivals as it focused on health insurance, but still missed analysts profit expectations.

Discovery posts healthy profits

2011-09-01 10:42

Health insurer Discovery Holdings has reported a 32% rise in operating profit for the year.

NHI to bite health insurers' profits

2011-08-17 15:43

Plans to introduce a national health insurance scheme is likely to eat into the R90bn private health insurance sector.

Discovery names Ntsaluba as director

2011-06-20 17:21

Former director general Ayanda Ntsaluba has been appointed an executive director of Discovery Holdings.

Acquisition hits Discovery earnings

2011-02-22 11:00

SA's largest health insurer Discovery has reported a 16% drop in first-half earnings, which were hurt by the cost of acquisitions.

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