Recent research conducted by Econex, a leading firm in competition economics, paints a different picture to that portrayed in the NHI White Paper on healthcare in South Africa. In a research note published this month, it challenges the claim that the current financing system punishes the poor. A summary ... Read More »
The law clearly states that late-joiners to medical schemes may be penalised, depending on proof of previous South African medical aid membership. The law does not favour late-joiners to medical schemes. Anyone who is 35 years or older will be eligible to pay a late-joiner penalty fee, according to ... Read More »
Eight of South Africa’s Top 20 hospitals for patient care are members of the National Hospital Network (NHN). This is according to the latest Discovery Health Patient Survey Score (PaSS), which surveys adult patients and members of Discovery Health about their experiences at 136 South African ... Read More »
Following numerous enquiries for clarity on the implications of the recent Constitutional Court judgment regarding the correct accounting treatment of medical schemes members' personal savings accounts (MSA), the Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) published an explanatory media release. Effect on ... Read More »
Allianz Worldwide Care launches new plan for small and medium sized IGOs
Allianz Worldwide Care has today announced the launch of a new international health insurance solution aimed at small to medium sized IGOs with between 10 to 300 staff members.
Allianz Worldwide Care is the ... Read More »