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Updated 09 February 2016

How are medical scheme contributions determined?

There are four different things which determine medical scheme and hospital plan contributions.

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How are medical scheme contributions determined?
There are basically four things:

  • your income (in some cases)
  • the cover you require (full cover or just hospital cover)
  • the number of people you want to register on the scheme
  • previous medical scheme history (you can be required to pay a late joiner penalty)

Susan Erasmus is a freelance writer for Health24.

 
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