Putting the lid on medical aid fraud

Last year, medical aids lost at least R15-R20bn of total private healthcare industry spend to fraud...

By Paul Midlane 14 Nov 2018

10 tricky terms - Know your medical aid speak

Medical aid terms can be as difficult to decipher as your doctor's handwriting. That's why knowing medical aid speak is essential if you are going to understand your medical cover says Gerhard Van Emmenis, Principal Officer of Bonitas Medical Fund...

Issued by Bonitas 5 Nov 2018

Spectramed and Resolution Health merge

Spectramed Medical Scheme and Resolution Health Medical Scheme (Resolution Health) have merged to form Health Squared Medical Scheme, as from 1 January 2019...

29 Oct 2018

#TopBrands2018: Ogilvy, Koo, Discovery Health excel in Sunday Times Top Brands survey 2018

The results of the annual Sunday Times Top Brands survey were announced at an awards ceremony hosted at The Empire venue in Parktown, Johannesburg on Wednesday...

24 Oct 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

Bonitas announces 8.9% increase with added benefits

Women's health, men's health, chronic disease management, innovative plans, catching criminals and a digital revamp - Bonitas reflects on 2018 and launches its 2019 plans and strategy...

Issued by Bonitas 1 Oct 2018

Sasa, Discovery Health roll out event-based contract model

An alternative reimbursement model has been launched that will benefit patients and encourage best practice among clinicians in the private healthcare sector...

5 Sep 2018

Private healthcare industry needs to change

The "startling costs" of South African private healthcare is at the heart of the Competition Commission's Health Market Inquiry (HMI) draft report released in July...

3 Sep 2018

BHF study: human resources distribution is good and bad news

A distribution audit of healthcare professionals across all disciplines highlights areas of concern, but there are also some reasons for optimism as the country moves towards universal healthcare...

31 Aug 2018

Audiologist convicted of 259 counts of medical aid fraud

Earlier this month, Wandile Theophilus Mashego, an audiologist and speech therapist practising in Pretoria, was found guilty of 259 counts of medical aid fraud and one count for contravening Section 66 of the Medical Schemes Act...

Issued by Bonitas 27 Aug 2018

Market concentration is plaguing South Africa's private healthcare market

The preliminary findings of a recent inquiry into South Africa's private healthcare sector shows worrying trends. Key among the inquiry's revelations are high concentration levels in the market...

By Phumudzo Munyai 17 Aug 2018

5 advantages of universal health coverage

The immense value that universal health coverage brings to a society is reflected by the fact that it is now included in the new Sustainable Development Goals...

16 Aug 2018

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