Home > Medical schemes > About medical schemes About 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 PMBs: when should a medical scheme pay in full? Prescribed Minimum Benefits: must a scheme pay in full, at cost for these 270 conditions? The battle rages on, despite judgments in several court cases. Like us on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz How long will you live? » Medical history Bacteria gallery Medical insurance vs. a medical scheme So what is the difference between medical insurance and a medical scheme? The amendment to the Demarcation Act aims to clear this up once and for all. Why you shouldn't cancel your medical aid cover Saving on your monthly contribution might seem as a good idea until a family emergency and your hospital bill put a dent in your pocket. Here are a few reasons why cancelling your medical aid is not really a money-saver. 10 tips on reading your medical scheme’s benefit schedule The devil is indeed in the detail when it comes to understanding your scheme’s benefit brochure. Medical aid resolutions for 2016 Medical aid may not be the sexiest New Year's resolutions subject, but thinking about it could be just as important as vowing to drop a few kilograms or quit smoking. Consider this when choosing a medical scheme We all shop around for good value, but how much thought do we give to choosing a medical scheme that truly suits our needs? Medical records worth more than credit cards on black market The FBI has warned healthcare providers to better protect themselves against hackers as patients' medical records are worth ten times more than credit card information on the black market. SASA urges consumers to be careful about decreasing medical cover The South African Society of Anaesthesiologists (SASA) is warning people not to compromise their medical cover because of a tight financial position at the beginning of the year. There’s more to your medical aid choice than annual increases As households nationwide begin to reshuffle home expenses in an effort to accommodate the above-inflation medical aid premium increases for the New Year, many people are asking if perhaps other medical aids offer better value. Who should decide what medical treatment you need? It has emerged that medical funders are dictating to private hospital groups what treatment should be offered by healthcare professionals who use their facilities in treating patients, leading to cheaper but probably inappropriate care. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors The three stress-busting basics you can’t afford to ignore Detangle the myths from the facts Why you should try the cold or hot approach for sports-related injuries Head lice myth busters! Live healthier Coffee and wine for the win! » Could heartburn drugs upset your 'good' gut bacteria? Life is a gut reaction Good news! Coffee & wine may promote a healthy gut Diverse bacteria help your gut stay healthy. Here's how what you eat and drink can help or harm that balance - and it's not all bad news. I gave hubby HIV » Giving babies antibodies promptly may eliminate HIV Vaginal ring to prevent HIV on the cards I gave my husband HIV and watched him die Stephanie van Niekerk unwittingly infected her husband with HIV and ended up having to watch him wither and die in front of her very eyes. This is Stephanie's story in her own words.