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21 Jul 2006

Shark of a gynae!!
We just received a shock when our gynae in CT billed us R5900 for the natural delivery of our baby. I checked with Discovery and they pay only R1792.70 which is supposedly medical aid rates. This means the shark of a gynae billed us at 330%!!

Do any of you have supporting information? What did your gynaes charge for the delivery? I feel we're being taken for a ride....
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

Most gynaecologists do not charge Medical Aid rates. This should have been checked beforehand. Doctors are entitled to charge MASA rates which are about 3 times Medical Aid rates.

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