Sharp increases for medical scheme members

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Cape Town - The announcement last week by Momentum and Discovery Medical Schemes of average increases in contributions of between 10.2% and 11% came as a shock for consumers.

All schemes announce their contribution increases between September and October annually, but these two schemes were the first to do so – and the announcement came as an unpleasant surprise, as other schemes are likely to follow suit with double-digit increases.

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