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. More in Medical schemes How do I choose a medical scheme? 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 News SURVEY: Are you happy in your job? Medical Statins aren't the only way to lower cholesterol Medical 'Spare tyre' worse for your heart than 'love handles' Medical SEE: 6 questions about rabies answered Medical Foetal alcohol syndrome is preventable, but not reversible Medical 'Listen to your gut' to help prevent colon cancer From our sponsors How to still have a good life with diabetes Eye-Q: R50 off! Lose weight Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Live healthier Love coffee? Your heart may too » What to eat for white teeth Bad foods for teeth-whitening Do any of these drinks cause your teeth to hurt? Savour your coffee – with a bright smile Here's how to stop coffee from staining your teeth while enjoying all its health benefits. Get your groove back! » Get your move on! Morning run? 5 exercises to start your summer fitness regime 6 easy ways to make your workout fun again Some inspiration to make sure your workout routine don't become tedious.