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.
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