advertisement

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.

Latest comment on Health24

Robin Dyers says...

prone to recall bias Hypertension? Coffee could increase your heart attack risk
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.

load more articles
advertisement

Live healthier

Your health »

How well do you know the body? Your healthy liver lifestyle

Are you healthy?

Tell us about your health and you could win R5000.

Up for grabs »

Tell us about your health Stay warm when the lights go out Win R1000 in cash!

Win an energy-saving Spindel

Enter our competition and stand a chance of winning an energy saving Spindel valued at R2200!