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Choosing a medical scheme

SA's most valuable healthcare brand

The state of healthcare in South Africa is often described as being in the ICU, but one service provider has come out with a spanking clean bill of health.

Slash your medical costs

If your medical costs are bleeding you dry, you are by no means alone. Healthcare is expensive - here's how to cut those costs.

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.

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?

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