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30 September 2011

A grudge purchase

Many of us have a love-hate relationship with our medical schemes. We love the peace of mind it buys and we hate what it costs us, says Susan Erasmus.

Many of us have a love-hate relationship with our medical schemes. We love the peace of mind it buys and we hate what it costs us, says Susan Erasmus.

There are two reasons: one, it is a condition of my employment (I was so pleased to get the job 11 years ago, I would have sold my soul to the highest bidder at the time – just don’t tell my employer that) and secondly, the insurance industry has scared the crap out of all of us. Probably with good reason, but boy, do they hype it up.

 
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