Most households have to manage a monthly budget. Special purchases (expenses) must be planned and must be less than the household’s income.
The recent threat by Julius Malema’s EFF members to withdraw from Parliament’s medical scheme has placed the spotlight on companies insisting that employees join a certain medical scheme.
One of our members recently found themselves in the very unfortunate position where his / her spouse was involved in an accident relating to a certain extreme sport.
Members of medical aid schemes and/or their doctors often believe that a condition is a Prescribed Minimum Benefit (PMB) when, in fact, it is not a PMB.
Searching for a new medical aid scheme to join and where you can chat online with the scheme prior to joining?
We all know that the good things in life are not for free. And certainly, there are no free lunches in this day and age.
Medical aid schemes in South Africa may impose certain waiting periods on new members and/or their dependants when joining a medical scheme.
Every time that a medical aid claim is rejected or not paid in full it just has to be the scheme’s fault.
Trying to choose the right medical aid scheme to join is just such a mission! The complexities of the industry make it a veritable mine field.
Many South Africans may be wondering whether their affiliation to their current medical scheme is still worthwhile.
Nearly six million people around the world die of tobacco related illnesses each year.
Many medical aid schemes have annual limits that apply to certain benefits.