Govt's medical scheme spends almost R1bn to enhance benefits, including private hospital access

2019-11-09 11:20

The Government Employees Medical Scheme has reinvested close to R1bn to enhance benefits for members for 2020.

Government medical aid to appeal court ruling granting Public Protector jurisdiction over it

2019-07-02 21:49

GEMS, which is a medical aid scheme for government employees, will appeal a North Gauteng High Court ruling on Thursday that granted the Public Protector jurisdiction over it.

Medical schemes respond to 'anti-competitive' findings of private healthcare inquiry

2018-07-07 10:45

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.

Medical scheme lifts lid on fraud amounting to millions

2016-12-20 17:54

The Government Employees Medical Scheme has uncovered suspected fraud, waste and abuse practices amounting to several millions.


National Health Insurance: Is this medical aid paving the way to a new era in benefits?

2019-07-31 07:53

The country’s largest closed medical scheme slashed costs of care by 12%. Here’s how they did it

Govt medical scheme to align benefits with NHI

2018-11-10 10:58

The Government Employees Medical Scheme is aligning its benefits with the objectives of the National Health Insurance fund, to provide primary healthcare access to the vulnerable.

REVEALED: SA's biggest medical schemes

2017-10-13 10:20

South Africa's biggest medical insurance scheme had almost a million more beneficiaries than the next scheme.

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