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Comprehensive Medical Cover

Private Comprehensive Benefits Overview 2016 When selecting a medical scheme benefit option, one of the most important considerations is the level of in-hospital insurance cover you are buying. Factors such as unlimited hospitalisation vs capped / limited cover, reimbursement of claims at 100% or 200% of the medical scheme rate, freedom of choice vs the…

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Genesis Medical Scheme 2015 Benchmarking

Towers Watson is a leading international professional services company that helps organisations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. With 15,000 associates around the world, they offer consulting, technology and solutions in the areas of benefits, talent management, rewards, as well as risk and capital management. They recently conducted a benchmarking exercise on…

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Company medical aid schemes for employees

Members of medical aid schemes in South Africa are grappling more than ever before with their annual contribution increases that have been, for more than a decade now, above both inflation and salary increases.  The interim solution for many people is to “buy down” on their medical aid cover in order to offset the difference…

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Different strokes for different folks

Stop, and consider this Peter!  Times are tough and with the financial credit crunch the majority of South Africans are currently experiencing, members of medical schemes are, more than ever before, starting to question not only the high cost of their monthly medical aid contributions, but also the sustainability of their private healthcare insurance.  …