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The best and worst medical aid schemes in SA

See how your medical aid fared as members reveal which plans met their expectations and which ones left much to be desired. Prof Adrè Schreuder speaks to Health24 about the survey.

Medical insurance vs. a medical scheme

So what is the difference between medical insurance and a medical scheme? The amendment to the Demarcation Act aims to clear this up once and for all.

Why medical aid costs are soaring in SA

Hospitals and specialists are ‘overgrazing’ medical aid members because there is a lack of regulatory controls, says the Board of Healthcare Funders.

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Gordhan outlines initial focus of NHI

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