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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.

Medical schemes - a history

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

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Danie Volschenk says...

A lot of HooHa about something that occurs natural. Obviously receiving a grant that must be justified to show how dangerous living is. Next will be a study to show how radiation... Radon is a silent killer. Could it be in your home?
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.

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.

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