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About medical schemes

Exclusions and limitations

Private health insurance allows people to protect themselves from the potentially extreme costs of medical care if they become ill and also gives access to healthcare when needed.

Medical schemes - a history

The world of medical schemes can be a confusing one. This article explains everything from medical schemes to Dread Disease.

Medical scheme tariff structures

In the past there were two medical aid tariff structures in South Africa - one from the BHF and the other from SAMA. In January 2004 a single guideline was issued - the NRPL.

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Benefits

Benefits can become complicated. Here’s what you should know when joining a medical scheme.

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