Medical Scheme Increases for 2011.

These are some of the increases for medical schemes for next year;

Discovery Health Medical Scheme: 7.9% increase (across all plan types and contribution bands).

Resolution Health Medical Scheme: 8.6% increase.

Medihelp Medical Scheme: 15.5% increase. (ranged from 6.7% for some members on the low income option to 29.9% for higher income earners on the same option. The Dimension Elite option has a 23.8% increase.)

Bestmed Medical Scheme: 11.4% increase. (Risk contributions increase by 11.79%).

Liberty Medical Scheme: average increase 13.7%.(Range from 14.3% on higher cost Platinum options to 10.5% on the middle of the range options. The rate of reimbursement for in- hospital specialists reduced from 300% of the scheme rate to 200% of the scheme rate).

Fedhealth Medical Scheme: average weighted increase of 9.7%. (range of increases from 3% to 12.3%. The number of chronic conditions covered on the Maxima options have been reduced and the oncology limits have been adjusted according to option.)

Momentum Health Medical Scheme: Weighted average increase of 7.9%. The average increase on the risk contributions is 9.7%. The savings account has been removed from the Custom Option.

Information taken from the Personal Finance in the Saturday Star, article written by Laura du Preez, Oct 9th 2010.

Medical Scheme Increases for 2011. was last modified: September 15th, 2016 by Kenny Williamson

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