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'How Discovery Health messed us around'

A disgruntled couple, who were on Discovery Health's Classic Comprehensive Plan, believe customers are expected to pay for the fund management's errors. Discovery Health responds.

Could PMBs be on the way out?

Prescribed Minimum Benefits, according to the Council for Medical Schemes, is a set of defined benefits to ensure that all medical scheme members have access to certain minimum health services, regardless of the option they have chosen.

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SA urged not to adopt American NHI model

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says the government is pressing ahead with the National Health Insurance, adding that the country has been urged not to follow the American model.

SA to get medical ombudsman

According to Health Minister, Aaron Motsoaledi, the role of the ombudsman would be to address the 'challenges' in both private and public healthcare.

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