Draft Medical Schemes Amendment Bill, 2018

The Draft Medical Schemes Amendment Bill, 2018, has been released. The Council for Medical Schemes has released the Draft Medical Schemes Amendment Bill for comment. You can download it from this site, here: Draft Medical Schemes Amendment Bill,2018 I don’t find … Read more

Draft NHI Bill 2018

The draft NHI Bill has been released. The Council for Medical Schemes has released the draft NHI bill for comment. You can download it from this site here ( note, almost 5MB though- so it will take a while ): DraftNHIBill … Read more

Listeriosis

Listeriosis, the causes/ symptoms and prevention. Listeriosis is food poisoning caused by eating food contaminated with the bacteria (germ) known as Listeria monocytogenes. Listeriosis may affect any person but is more dangerous in pregnant women, newborn babies, the elderly, and … Read more

Medical Scheme Increases for 2018

7 medical schemes increases for 2018 As I get notified of the medical scheme increases, I will update this page. Discovery Health Medical Scheme: weighted contribution increase of 7.9% Bonitas Medical Scheme: 8.7% Genesis Medical Scheme: average weighted increase of 5.8% … Read more

Discovery Health Medical Aid Scheme and University of the Witwatersrand Staff Medical Aid Fund to merge

Discovery Health and the University of the Witwatersrand Staff Medical Aid Fund are to merge 1 January 2018 The Acting Registrar of Medical Schemes has approved the merger between the Discovery Health Medical Scheme and the University of Witwatersrand Staff … Read more

Pending liquidation of COMMED

The Council for Medical Schemes has issued a Press Release today The decision to liquidate COMMED was taken, with the concurrence of the Council, after taking into consideration reports issued to the Registrar by the provisional Curator and the scheme’s … Read more

Discovery Health’s notification regarding the ConCourt ruling on Medical Savings Accounts

This is what Discovery Health have notified regards the Constitutional Court ruling regarding medical Savings accounts The post about this Constitutional Court ruling, can be read here. What follows is the notification that Discovery Health released yesterday: Constitutional Court judgement: … Read more

2017 FIA AWARDS WINNERS

The FIA Awards Winners have been announced. Short Term Insurer of the Year – Personal Lines: SANTAM Short Term Insurer of the Year – Commercial: RENASA Short Term Insurer of the Year – Corporate: SANTAM INSURANCE Underwriting Manager of the … Read more