Home > Medical schemes > General info General info All sections in Medical Schemes » About Medical Schemes » General Info » Choosing a Medical Scheme » Dictionary of Terms » FAQs » Medical Scheme News » PMB and Chronic Disease » Momentum Health » Fedhealth Potential amalgamation between Bonitas medical fund and Liberty medical scheme Two of South Africa’s most prominent medical schemes, Bonitas Medical Fund (‘Bonitas’) and Liberty Medical Scheme (‘LMS’), are in discussions to amalgamate to create an even stronger and more sustainable medical scheme. Like us on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz How long will you live? » Medical history Bacteria gallery 12 ways to tell if your medical scheme is good It is difficult to have a full grasp of all the ins and outs of any medical scheme. Rules change, benefits change, contributions change. So how do you tell if yours is a good one? 14 quick facts on medical schemes in SA The world of medical schemes is a changing one. Here are some quick facts on schemes in SA which all scheme members should really know. What you need to know about PMBs in 2016 We take a look at everything you need to know about Prescribed Minimum Benefits to help you understand the health services your medical scheme must cover. Medical Aid schemes are squeezing Community pharmacies and consumers The Independent Community Pharmacy Association is challenging the Council of Medical Schemes to provide regulatory supervision of private health financing through medical schemes, to do away with closed DSP’s and to re-look at the way co-payments are calculated, as the current structure does not have the interests of the consumer or pharmacies at heart. Man who spent 12 years in a coma heard everything people said around him At age 12 Martin Pistorius lost his voice and within 18 months he was mute and wheelchair-bound. Doctors were mystified and his parents were told he had less than two years to live. Little did they know that he could hear everything they said. Your scheme and breast cancer – 10 questions to ask If you get breast cancer, how much will your medical scheme pay for your treatment? Manage your medical expenses during winter To obtain optimal value from your medical scheme plan, it’s critical to fully understand the scope of benefits it offers and to manage those prudently. Why choosing cheaper medical cover can cost you in the long run Medical cover is expensive, and getting more so every year. Unfortunately this could mean we opt for lower monthly premiums that could mean you aren't covered in the event of an expensive procedure. 20 claims medical schemes don’t have to pay for You may be lucky and have a medical aid scheme that covers just about anything. If you do, let the rest of us know, so we can join it too! load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.