Some trustees get up to R40000 or more to attend board meetings, despite many of them being unfit to sit on a medical aid board.
Forget about Bosasa - there is corruption in the medical industry.
There is no money for members’ benefits. The prices of medical scheme premiums continue to increase, and still members are expected to supplement the cost of certain procedures or medications out of their own pockets. Benefits increase by two and three percent increments, which means patients have to buy gap cover and have co-payments while trustee fees, salaries and perks go up by 10 and 12% per annum.
How many scheme members know how much is paid to trustees?