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 The best and worst medical aid schemes in SA See how your medical aid fared as members reveal which plans met their expectations and which ones left much to be desired. Prof Adrè Schreuder speaks to Health24 about the survey. Like us on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz How long will you live? » Medical history Bacteria gallery 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. 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. 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. 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? load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Innovative hearing aids can now interact online Second Healthcare Innovation Summit set for Johannesburg Salomon introduces Speedcross 4 Live healthier Nutrition crisis! » Good nutrition on the job will give you the edge Nutrition labels on food encourage healthy choices Nutrition may be as big a challenge today as HIV/Aids was 15 years ago Many people in a large number of low and middle income countries now experience a 'double burden' of malnutrition. E-cigarettes less risky? » E-cigarettes not an acceptable alternative to most smokers UK health officials endorse e-cigarettes E-cigarettes less of a cancer risk than regular smokes A study indicates that smokers who switch to e-cigarettes reduce their exposure to cancer-causing chemicals.