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 » Momentum Health » Fedhealth 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 SA medical schemes in favour of improving clinical quality healthcare The private healthcare industry has welcomed the release of the eleventh annual report on the clinical quality of healthcare in South Africa, which was released at a conference of healthcare stakeholders in Centurion, Gauteng on 22 July 2015. More in Medical Schemes News Medical Schemes Act: proposed amendments to PMBs Medical Aid schemes are squeezing Community pharmacies and consumers The best medical aid in SA Why choosing cheaper medical cover can cost you in the long run 'How Discovery Health messed us around' Do you have complaints about your private medical aid? See All Medical schemes News » 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 » Momentum Health Momentum Health wins service award Momentum has once again shown its dedication to service excellence by winning the PMR.africa Golden Arrow Award for healthcare administration. Read more from Momentum Health » Fedhealth Postnatal depression After the birth of a baby, women tend to feel many different emotions: excitement and happiness, as well as fear and anxiety. Read more from Fedhealth » 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 » 20 claims schemes will not pay Here are 20 things any scheme is very unlikely to foot the bill for. Don't get a nasty surprise when your claim is refused. 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 » 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. 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 » advertisement From our sponsors Keeping your skin soft, moisturised and winter-ready The health benefits of donating blood Hydration is vital all year round Momentum Health: an industry leader in healthcare Live healthier Cure your cough » Diagnosing a chronic cough The most abused over-the-counter drug in SA Five of the weirdest things to cause a cough Why are you coughing? A cough can be a symptom of a wide variety of different health conditions, ranging from a foreign body to infective diseases and even cancer. Watch out! » How to make a prosthetic eye Woman loses eyesight after mud run Eye care during pregnancy 9 health warnings you can pick up from your eyes The eyes are not only for seeing - they can reveal secrets to underlying health issues. Take a careful look and see if you have any of these symptoms, and if you do, head off to the doctor straight away.