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 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. Like us on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz How long will you live? » Medical history Bacteria gallery 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. 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. 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! How to save for medical emergencies Healthcare can be very, very expensive. Tailoring your finances to account for the unexpected costs of looking after yourself can be a very good idea, here's how to do it right. What you absolutely must know about your medical savings account Many medical scheme members have difficulty understanding just how the medical savings account (MSA) works. Here's some help. 20 quick facts on medical schemes in SA Many medical scheme members are baffled by scheme rules and regulations. Here are 20 quick facts on medical schemes in South Africa which might answer some of your questions. “ Latest comment on Health24 Bella Seymore says... Dr. Kimber Stanhope should perhaps explain to his audience how "that much sugar" IN ONE can (although not leading to nausea yipee ka yay) equates to misinterpretation when sugar... Why that Coke infographic is nonsense ” Your scheme and breast cancer – 10 questions to ask If you get breast cancer, how much will your medical scheme pay for your treatment? How to make your savings account stretch By managing your medical savings portion carefully, you could save thousands of rands a year, says an expert. Check out his other tips below. 25 chronic conditions your scheme must cover All medical schemes have to cover their members for the diagnosis, treatment and care of these 25 chronic illnesses. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Keeping your skin soft, moisturised and winter-ready The health benefits of donating blood Hydration is vital all year round Momentum Health: an industry leader in healthcare Live healthier Stay out of trouble » Asthma danger zones 13 danger zones Teen dangers 21 dangerous things people do Here are 21 things people do without thinking. But they are dangerous, and could kill you or the people around you. Sexual health » STIs: how to stay safe Apps for gay and bi men tied to STI risk Penis bumps The STI most men get without knowing it Most guys haven't ever heard of the human papillomavirus, yet many will get it at some stage in their lives without even knowing it.