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Don’t dread how the picture can change after 65, be prepared

By Adv. Ronald King, Head: Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs, PSG Wealth.  Ageing is enjoyable only if you are healthy. The future demands that every individual should take out sufficient health cover, exercise and follow a healthy diet, but don’t forget your medical aid, gap cover and dread disease cover. (more…)

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Mark Arnold

Resolution Health’s solvency strengthened as membership grows

Building on the gains of recent years Resolution Health Medical Scheme is poised to enter a new phase of growth and security, having attracted hundreds of new members since November last year in a largely stagnant medical schemes market. All of this was achieved while steadily growing scheme reserves. “With prudent management and a diversified […]

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Bonitas Ask Afrika Orange Index

Hat trick for Bonitas Medical Fund

  Bonitas Medical Fund was recently awarded the Ask Afrika Orange Index for service excellence. This makes it a hat trick for the Fund this year, having earlier received both the Kasi Star Brand Award and the ICON Brands Survey award – both for the medical aid category. (more…)

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Discovery Health partners with HealthTap to provide new services

Dr Jonathan Broomberg, CEO of Discovery Health, announced the launch of DrConnect, the product of a partnership between Discovery Health and HealthTap, based in Palo Alto, California. DrConnect provides a world-leading platform connecting patients, doctors and medical scheme case managers using state-of-the-art technology and artificial intelligence. With DrConnect patients have seamless access to high-quality medical […]

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Mark Arnold

Cost containment and quality healthcare need not be mutually exclusive

Health costs have climbed considerably over the past decade and yet, while healthcare cover remains a grudge purchase for many, talk of cost containment measures can make some consumers question whether this comes at the expense of quality. (more…)

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South Africa’s most affordable medical aid option launched

Umvuzo Health, the country’s leading restricted low-cost medical scheme launched the all-new Activator Option during the unveiling of their new brand. Both the new Umvuzo Health brand and the new Activator Option created great interest and a welcome relief for those earning less than R3 850 a month. (more…)

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Profmed Medical Scheme maintains strong rating from GCR

Global Credit Ratings (GCR) has affirmed the national scale claims paying ability rating assigned to Profmed of AA-(ZA), with the rating outlook accorded as Stable. (more…)

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Innovative customer service solution for SA medical scheme members

Discovery Health, South Africa’s largest medical scheme administrator, today announced a partnership with Pypestream, a leading global messaging platform that was specifically developed for customer communication. (more…)

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