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.
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.
Genesis offers amazing basic dentistry benefits to all members on ALL our benefit options.
On 6 June 2017 the Constitutional Court of SA handed down a far reaching judgement in favour of Genesis.
Prescribed Minimum Benefits (PMBs) were introduced to prevent unfunded dumping on the state and to improve efficiency and cash flow for public hospitals.
According to a recent judgement of the Supreme Court of Appeal, all medical schemes have to pay PMB benefits in full in the private sector.
Different strokes for different folks, but why is Peter paying R5 967 for his hospital plan, but Paul only R3 465?
When selecting a medical scheme benefit option, one of the most important considerations is the level of in-hospital (risk) cover you are buying.
How does paying for medical aid every month make you feel…?
Genesis members can look forward to enhanced benefits in 2016, while, for the 4th year running, also enjoy the lowest medical aid contribution increases.
July is National Savings Month