Home > Medical schemes > FAQs Updated 09 February 2016 How are medical scheme contributions determined? There are four different things which determine medical scheme and hospital plan contributions. 0 Like us on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz How long will you live? » Medical history Bacteria gallery 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 schemeprevious medical scheme history (you can be required to pay a late joiner penalty) Susan Erasmus is a freelance writer for Health24. NEXT ON HEALTH24X The value of digital technology in addressing quality care 2017-05-17 04:48 More: Medical schemesFAQs advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Sex The 10 worst things that could happen to your penis Sex This is how having sex actually makes your brain smarter Fitness Sex, love and bicycles Medical SEE: Hungover? Here are 6 ways to cope Diet and nutrition 11 essential superfoods for runners Medical Here's why more women are choosing breast reconstruction after mastectomy From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Live healthier Don't even bother » SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body LISTEN: Can you spot the smoker’s cough? 7 cough remedies that definitely don’t work A chronic cough can be the bane of your life. Here are seven cough remedies you shouldn't waste your time with. Be in the know! » How to manage sensitive teeth 5 ways runners mess up their teeth Oral health basics: what you need to know Dr Simon Reeves talks us through the importance of oral health basics. Here’s how to care for your teeth properly.