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VIP Patient on affordable medical aid

A heavily pregnant lady arrived at hospital admissions wanting to be admitted. “I am a member of a very large medical scheme.  Please take me to my VIP suite bed with sea view reserved exclusively for members of my very big medical scheme”, she said. “Sorry madam”, came the reply, “all beds are owned by…

Medical Aid Broker Commission

Medical aid membership and your broker

Medical aid brokers continue to be something of a “hot topic”, particularly as some have recently expressed opinions in the media and on social platforms that customers should avoid smaller medical aid schemes. Their “message” is that only the largest medical aid schemes can safely pay your claims – a very odd sentiment given that…

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Understand your Medical Scheme Rules

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.  The medical bills related to this accident were not covered in a private hospital by Genesis Medical Scheme, as the specific sporting event relates to an exclusion…