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Colin Daniel

Proposed PMB changes ‘won’t see you paying more’

Department of Health says the intention of its proposed amendments to a regulation under the Medical Schemes Act is to prevent medical scheme members from facin... Read Story

PF IOL Aug1 pillpacket update
Colin Daniel

Low-cost options could be offered from next year

The Council for Medical Schemes aims to finalise guidelines to enable schemes to offer low-cost options that provide a set of basic benefits from 2016.

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Colin Daniel

Administration order abuses exposed

Consumers with administration orders are finding themselves in debt bondage because of exploitative practices.

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Proposed PMB changes ‘won’t see you paying more’
July 31 2015 at 19:48

Department of Health says the intention of its proposed amendments to a regulation under the Medical Schemes Act is to prevent medical scheme members from facing co-payments for PMBs

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Low-cost options could be offered from next year
July 31 2015 at 19:46

The Council for Medical Schemes aims to finalise guidelines to enable schemes to offer low-cost options that provide a set of basic benefits from 2016.

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Changing 25% reserve limit ‘could enable schemes to put your money to better use’
July 31 2015 at 19:45

Medical schemes may be holding about R12 billion more in reserves than they need to, and this money could be put to better use, an actuary at Alexander Forbes says.

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Med schemes, doctors ‘should negotiate a win-win solution’ on PMBs
July 31 2015 at 19:44

Medical schemes and providers have been brought to a crossroads by the proposed regulatory change to schemes covering PMBs in full, ex-adviser to the Council for Medical Schemes says

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Council’s circulars ‘are not binding on med schemes’
July 31 2015 at 19:42

Circulars published by the Council for Medical Schemes should not be regarded as directives to schemes, Paul Midlane, the general manager for legal governance risk compliance at Medscheme Holdings, says.

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When is your boss entitled to your savings?
July 31 2015 at 19:10

Your employer can, under certain conditions, claim all or part of your retirement savings as compensation for fraud, theft or dishonesty on your part.

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Administration order abuses exposed
July 31 2015 at 19:09

Consumers with administration orders are finding themselves in debt bondage because of exploitative practices.

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Learning to live on less?
July 31 2015 at 19:08

If you are having to tighten your belt, don’t feel alone – many are in the same position. We report on the findings of this year’s Old Mutual Savings & Investment Monitor.

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Insurers can ease load-shedding worries
July 31 2015 at 19:06

In part five of our insurance series in association with Santam, we look at the risks to your home that load shedding brings and what you can be covered for.

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How much is enough to retire on?
July 31 2015 at 19:04

Most people who are able to save don’t save enough because they don’t realise how much they are going to need for retirement. So how much is enough?

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