Home > Medical schemes > News News Some of SA’s cheapest hospital plans Money’s tight for everyone. Need to buy down to a hospital plan? Here’s more about some of the low-cost options in SA. Like us on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz How long will you live? » Medical history Bacteria gallery 10 tips on reading your medical scheme’s benefit schedule The devil is indeed in the detail when it comes to understanding your scheme’s benefit brochure. The cost of medical care in the United States Hospital prices vary widely across the United States and this is driving up health care costs, researchers say. There’s more to your medical aid choice than annual increases As households nationwide begin to reshuffle home expenses in an effort to accommodate the above-inflation medical aid premium increases for the New Year, many people are asking if perhaps other medical aids offer better value. Are South Africans baffled by medical scheme benefits? The medical scheme industry is full of jargon and benefit structures that often leave the man on the street confused and frustrated when it comes to understanding and accessing their benefits. 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. Clear separation between medical insurance and medical schemes The proposed amendments to the Demarcation Act clearly separate health insurance products from medical scheme products. “ Latest comment on Health24 Mundus Uys says... "A judge's order is only enforceable if you accept it."? Give me a break. This is the problem when something is controversial - there is a lot of denials, exaggerations, half... Dagga for pets in pain? ” 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. Consider this when choosing a medical scheme We all shop around for good value, but how much thought do we give to choosing a medical scheme that truly suits our needs? Who should decide what medical treatment you need? It has emerged that medical funders are dictating to private hospital groups what treatment should be offered by healthcare professionals who use their facilities in treating patients, leading to cheaper but probably inappropriate care. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Why probiotics are beneficial for IBS Hearing aids on a windy day? No problem! A step-by-step guide on how to do pelvic floor exercises correctly Live healthier Perfect parent » Parents boost kids' social skills Parent with ADHD? Why baby wakes at the night Top tips on parenting Browse through Health24's parenting guide for all you need to know about parenthood. Strong, healthy hair » 10 interesting facts about your hair Weird remedies for hair loss Causes of hair loss Healthy hair diet Sound nutrition can improve the health of your hair and give you lustrous locks.