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The country’s medical schemes have reached a new level of financial soundness, according to the Council for Medical Schemes’s latest annual report. And yet you, the member, continue to face above-inflation contribution increases – and the factors that are contributing to these stiff increases don’t seem to be abating. Personal Finance reports on how medical schemes are faring, as well as the sometimes conflicting reasons being put forward to explain the escalating cost of private health care.
Also in our weekend print edition:
* Rockland saga highlights need for retirement fund trustees to conduct proper due diligence into investments.
* Large medical scheme placed under provisional curatorship.
Personal Saturday is published every Saturday in the Pretoria News Weekend, the Saturday Star, The Independent on Saturday and the Weekend Argus.