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23 October 2012

Medical scheme increases for 2013

Below is a summary of medical scheme contribution increases that have already been announced for 2013, provided courtesy of Alexander Forbes Health.

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By this time of the year most medical schemes have announced their range of contribution increases for 2013. Below is a summary of those that have already been announced, provided courtesy of Alexander Forbes Health. 

Please note that increases may vary for the different options within a specific scheme. The first percentage is an average for that particular scheme, and the second one the full range of increases within all options of that particular scheme. 

 If you are unsure of how your contribution will be affected, contact your medical scheme directly if you have not yet received this information.

Medical Scheme

Launch Date Johannesburg

Average Increase 2013

Range of Increases 2013

Bestmed

2 October 2012

8.99% 

8.5% - 9.5% 

Bonitas

8 October 2012

9.9%

CAMAF

 

 

 

COMMED

 

 

 

Compcare

25 September 2012

 6.9%

 

Discovery Health

28 September 2012

10.9% 

9.8% - 11.8% 

Fedhealth

11 September 2012

7.9%

7.6% - 10.4% 

GEMS

31 October 2012 

 

 

Genesis

28 September 2012

4.95% 

1.27% - 6.28% 

Hosmed

3 October 2012 

7.2% 

6% - 9.5% 

LA Health

2 October 2012 

 9.9%

 

Liberty Health

No launch

11%

9% - 13% 

Keyhealth

26 September 2012

-

9.5% - 14%

Makoti

25 September 2012

-

4%, 9% 

Medshield

17 September 2012

7.5%

7.4% - 8% 

Medihelp

11 October 2012

11.2% 

0% - 12.8% 

Momentum Health

19 September 2012

7.9%

4% - 11.9% 

Pharos

27 September 2012

10.8%

9 – 12% 

Profmed

26 September 2012

 8.59%

7.94% -  9.42%

Resolution Health

16 October 2012 

10.8% 

-25.6% - 32.02%

Spectramed

4 October 2012

9.4% 

Sizwe

 

 

 

Thebemed

 

 

 

Topmed

25 September 2012

 9.47%

 7.4% - 16.5%

Umvuzo

-

 8.9%

8.9% - 9.1%

Average increase to date:

 

9.01%

 

 

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