The medical scheme industry has many challenges. In order for schemes to survive in the current medical climate, all members have to be constructively involved and understand both the products they have bought and how their scheme works.
Cape Medical Plan (CMP) is a mutual society and the ... Read More »
There is some controversy about alternative reimbursement models in the commercial healthcare industry. Global fees contracts - where a single payment is made to a healthcare team to cover all costs including hospitals, either monthly, or for a defined episode of care such as hip surgery – have ... Read More »
Matthew Donen, Senior Private Equity Analyst, RisCura
Mobile technology is rapidly transforming the way business is being conducted in Africa, particularly in the healthcare industry, as a result of greater internet connectivity.
With patients in Africa having to wait in long ... Read More »
A report in Business Day quotes Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi as saying that he will present a revised version of the National Health Insurance (NHI) white paper to a cabinet subcommittee on Tuesday, 16 May. “A key aspect that will be scrutinised is the future role of SA’s medical schemes ... Read More »
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