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.
Members foot the bill for non-disclosure
Having some form of private medical cover in SA is an unavoidable but expensive necessity.
With 2018 medical aid increases yet again upon all South Africans, times are certainly tough.
Our Private Choice hospital plan was recently rated as the top performing hospital plan in the open medical scheme market in South Africa.
Seventh edition of the Medical Aid Survey
What is a reasonable fee?
Will the proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) for South Africa ever work…?
Does the size of a medical scheme matter?
A Medical Scheme Fees Tax Credit (MTC) is a rebate which effectively reduces the normal tax a person pays.
The cost of medical scheme membership forms a substantial part of most families’ monthly expenses.