In the first of our series on this topic, we explained to our members how the legal and funding models of medical schemes in South Africa work.
According to StatsSA, the number of South Africans on private medical schemes have stagnated in the region of 17% over the last couple of years. It showed a further decline since 2018.
What will hospital plans in South Africa cost in 2020? Medical schemes recently announced their contribution increases and benefit changes for next year.
Across the private healthcare industry in South Africa, members of medical schemes are bracing themselves for a 10% increase in their 2020 contributions.
We all value the confidence that comes from having a lovely smile and healthy, beautiful and straight white teeth.
Popular misperception is that a “hospital plan” is not a “medical aid”, or that an expensive, comprehensive medical aid plan, provides better cover than a hospital plan.
Eighteen odd years down the line, and you’ve reached that important milestone – the matric exams and the burden of anxiety it carries for the whole family.
When studying for the most important exam you’ve ever written, it is important to keep a positive outlook and be committed to doing your very best.
And, just like that, the 2019 matrics are on the brink of writing your final exam. How can you best manage your emotions and high stress levels during this time?
Fresh fruit has to be eaten fairly soon; otherwise it quickly goes off and lands in the dustbin. But what happens when you freeze your fruit?
Which is better: fresh or frozen vegetables? The answer might surprise you.
Salad bags are quick and easy. BUT, that convenience might come at a price, say the experts.