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Choosing a medical scheme

Beware of medical insurance scams

The Minister of Health has said that most medical insurance schemes encourage collusion between patients and doctors, unnecessarily extending hospital stays in order to cash in.

Hospital plan vs. medical scheme

Your medical scheme membership fees have gone up again. Is it worth it, or should you rather think of taking out a hospital plan?

Are medical schemes a rip-off?

Many people often bemoan the fact that medical scheme payments are a grudge purchase. They spend this money every month yet have nothing to show for it.

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.

Weigh up your medical cover

Now’s the time to weigh up your medical cover, consider your stage of life, your state of health and the state of your pocket and choose the right medical scheme for you.

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Patrick Massey-Hicks says...

What an ignorant comment. Perhaps try understanding mental disorders before you judge her. Anorexia is not a choice. 18 kg anorexic woman begs for help after hospitals say she is too thin to treat
Honesty and your medical history

When you want to join a new medical scheme, you have to fill in a detailed medical history. So how much do you tell? And can they suspend you medical aid membership?

Dread Disease Cover

Medical aid is one insurance most of us see the benefits of quite early on. Over the course of time, most people will have reason to be grateful for their medical funds.

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