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 Medical scheme dependants: who qualifies? If you're a member of a medical scheme, who exactly can you register as a dependant? Medical Schemes News Up to 30% of all medicines in Africa are fake The Internet is the perfect channel for counterfeit medicines, an industry that is more profitable than trafficking heroin. And Africa has proven to be the perfect market. More in Medical Schemes News Syndicates Taking Medical Schemes for Ride in South Africa SA doctors need not panic over 'certificates of need' Without Medical Gap Cover, members are liable for shortfalls Changes to tax treatment of medical expenses from 1 March Health tips for the December holidays Use of generics more than doubles in SA 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 Occlusal disease - a modern day dental problem The importance of choosing the best life insurance for you Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Breakfast like a King Live healthier Vitamin wise » Vitamins for HIV What to eat for vitamin B? Cut down on vitamins Get your vitamins right Find out which vitamin to use for which condition. Ask our Vitamin expert. Yoga » Exercise time? Yoga mats matter Yoga and sleep What yoga can do for you Yoga is a stress-buster, but it also helps with anxiety, depression, insomnia, back pain and other ills.