The Board of Healthcare Funders of Southern Africa (BHF) has welcomed the progress made by Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi to accelerate the implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill. The BHF represents 45 medical aid schemes, administrators and managed care organisations in South ... Read More »
Sanlam Reality is South Africa’s top loyalty programme in the insurance sector. After 1,400 members from Discovery Vitality, Momentum Multiply and Sanlam Reality were randomly surveyed based on the South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) model, Sanlam Reality emerged highest for ... Read More »
By Yash Naidoo, Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc.
The English Court of Appeal in a June 2018 judgment confirmed the principles relating to informed consent in medical malpractice claims. A woman had been suffering painful, heavy periods and lower back pain, for which she sought ... Read More »
Patients with Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) will now be able to receive life changing treatment as the Department of Health begins its roll-out of Bedaquiline. “The department has taken a decision to now make Bedaquiline available to all eligible Rifampicin Resistant Tuberculosis patients, ... Read More »
An agreement whereby the ceding company is bound to cede and the reinsurer is bound to accept the surplus liability over the ceding companies retention limit. This limit is referred to as a line and the surplus treaty is often expressed in lines.