Updated 09 February 2016

How are medical scheme contributions determined?

There are four different things which determine medical scheme and hospital plan contributions.


How are medical scheme contributions determined?
There are basically four things:

  • your income (in some cases)
  • the cover you require (full cover or just hospital cover)
  • the number of people you want to register on the scheme
  • previous medical scheme history (you can be required to pay a late joiner penalty)

Susan Erasmus is a freelance writer for Health24.


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