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 21 ways to cut your medical costs Money's tight for everyone - whether you have a medical scheme, a hospital plan, or nothing. Here's how to get the necessary treatment without breaking the bank. Medical Schemes News SA urged not to adopt American NHI model Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says the government is pressing ahead with the National Health Insurance, adding that the country has been urged not to follow the American model. More in Medical Schemes News Could PMBs be on the way out? Medical negligence: Lawyers slam Motsoaledi What to look out for when choosing a medical scheme SA to get medical ombudsman This is the worst ever breach of medical records Smoking and obesity can cost you a lot of money 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 Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Too Tired? » 20 signs of burnout Staying active reduces stress 10 ways to have a healthier work day Why you're exhausted Lost your mojo? Here are 5 surprising energy drainers, plus the easy fixes that will help put the pep back in your step! Kick the habit » Cancer doesn't make smokers to quit Non-smokers don't use e-cigs Hookah contains benzene How South Africans quit smoking We asked ex-smokers to share their secrets to successfully quitting smoking. Find out how they managed to kick the habit.