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37 days ago
Don’t assume medical schemes pay for emergency care
Don’t assume medical schemes pay for emergency care

A phone call from a stranger in the middle of the night informing you that your child has been injured in a road accident is every parent’s nightmare.

37 days ago
An emergency that turns out not to be one is a grey area
An emergency that turns out not to be one is a grey area

The Medical Schemes Act is silent on the costs that schemes must cover when “an emergency” turns out to be a “false alarm” ...

37 days ago
What your credit card is actually costing you
What your credit card is actually costing you

You may be aware of what your bank charges you for day-to-day banking, but what about the fees on your credit card? Do you ...

37 days ago
Do you qualify as a provisional taxpayer?
Do you qualify as a provisional taxpayer?
Tax

Failing to pay provisional tax when you are obliged to do so can result in costly penalties, so if you have any doubts about ...

37 days ago
Should women choose insurers that cater only for them?
Should women choose insurers that cater only for them?

Speak to almost any insurer, and they will tell you that, in general, insurers charge women lower premiums than men for vehicle ...

37 days ago
You can finance your home the Islamic way
You can finance your home the Islamic way
Banking

One of the “big four” banks has been offering an Islamic home loan, an alternative to conventional property financing, since ...

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Discovery rejects claim of ‘pervasive misinformation’
Discovery rejects claim of ‘pervasive misinformation’

Medical scheme activist Angela Drescher first came to the attention of the public in February this year, when she testified ...

37 days ago
Separating medical scheme and administrator brands may cost you
Separating medical scheme and administrator brands may cost you

Large medical schemes and their administrators may, in future, have to make it clear which of the two entities you are dealing with.

39 days ago
In Personal Finance on Saturday, August 20
In Personal Finance on Saturday, August 20

When is a medical emergency not an emergency?