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Can your doctor justify his fee?

What is reasonable? Members of Genesis may remember that the Scheme launched an application to the High Court to have regulation 8 to the Medical Schemes Act (“the Act”) struck down.  Regulation 8 is the provision of the Act used by the Registrar of Medical Schemes to force medical schemes to pay any amount claimed…

Medical Schemes Fees Tax Credits

Medical Scheme Fees Tax Credits

A Medical Scheme Fees Tax Credit (MTC) is a rebate which effectively reduces the normal tax a person pays. The MTC applies to fees paid by a taxpayer to a registered medical scheme for him/herself and his/her dependants. A MTC is a fixed monthly amount which increases according to the number of dependants on the…