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

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

Who owns your medical savings account??

Constitutional Court rules in favour of Genesis medical scheme. The Council for Medical Schemes has just released Press Release 9 of 2017. The Court has ruled that medical savings accounts can be treated as assets of medical schemes. Why is … Read more

COMMED placed under provisional curatorship

The Council for Medical Schemes has just issued Press Release 8 of 2017 “COMMED placed under provisional curatorship”. For the report from the Council, please click here: PressRelease8of2017 “COMMED” placed under provisional curatorship Page last updated: 7/06/17

Proposed merger between Momentum Health and Metropolitan Health

The Council for Medical Schemes have released information. For more information, here is the Circular from the Council (Circular 34 of 2017: Proposed Merger between Momentum Health and Metropolitan Medical Schemes) circular34of2017 The documents will lie open for inspection/ and … Read more