Home > Medical schemes Medical schemes All sections in Medical Schemes » About Medical Schemes » General Info » Choosing a Medical Scheme » Dictionary of Terms » FAQs » Medical Scheme News » PMB and Chronic Disease » Medihelp Press Office » Momentum Health Press Office » Selfmed Press Office » Bestmed Press Office How to make your savings account stretch By managing your medical savings portion carefully, you could save thousands of rands a year, says an expert. Check out his other tips below. Medical Schemes News Changes to tax treatment of medical expenses from 1 March From 1 March 2014, all taxpayers regardless of age will be on a credit-only system. More in Medical Schemes News Health tips for the December holidays Use of generics more than doubles in SA Management programmes show encouraging results Hospitals quote for parking but not procedures Hypnosis for smokers: first scheme pays US woman battles health insurance decision See All Medical schemes News » PMB and Chronic Disease Know your scheme's PMBs Read your scheme's policy - and understand what constitutes a Prescribed Minimum Benefit. See all PMB and chronic disease » General Info 7 things you should know about your scheme Confused by your medical scheme? Here are some quick answers to questions you may have. See all general info » Consumers hit by high food pricesVAT to push prices of goods upCompanies reject food price warning Hospitals quote for parking but not procedures An enterprising surgeon in Philadelphia says he could find out how much parking would cost at 20 hospitals, but only a few would give a quote for a procedure. About Medical Schemes Medical schemes - a history The world of medical schemes can be a confusing one. This article explains everything from medical schemes to Dread Disease. All about medical schemes » Choosing a medical scheme 10 tips on choosing a medical scheme Unless you belong to a closed medical scheme through your work, you will have to make some difficult choices when choosing the right medical aid for yourself and your family. See all choosing a medical scheme » FAQs What is a self-payment gap? Up to a pre-determined limit (which is different for every medical scheme) you will be liable for the payments until you reach what is called a threshold. See all FAQs » Momentum Health Press Office Momentum announces low contribution increases If you haven’t started contributing to a medical scheme, then 2013 is the perfect time to begin. Visit the momentum health press office » advertisement From our sponsors Recovery after exercise is an essential part of any workout What is Metabolic Syndrome? Could you have it? Eyecare for computer users Treet-It Anti-Lice aiding schools in the prevention of Head Lice Live healthier Beware of the danger! » Asthma danger zones 13 danger zones Teen dangers 21 dangerous things people do Here are 21 things people do without thinking. But they are dangerous, and could kill you or the people around you. Preventing HIV » Male screening tests HIV protective shots HIV vaccine Vaginal ring to prevent pregnancy, HIV and herpes A new vaginal ring, similar to existing birth control rings, promises to provide months of protection against pregnancy, HIV and herpes.