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Hollard partners with Cigna

Insurer Hollard planned "significant acquisitions" on the continent in the next few years...

20 Jun 2017

New law crimps hospital cash-back plans

The demarcation regulations clearly distinguish between medical insurance products and medical aid schemes...

By Roland Buys 20 Jun 2017

Genesis wins case on accounting for use of medical savings funds

Genesis has won its legal battle with the Council of Medical Schemes over how to account for the funds in members' medical savings accounts...

9 Jun 2017

Medical scheme board of trustees suspended

Community Medical Scheme has been placed under provisional curatorship by the High Court in Pretoria after the Council for Medical Schemes discovered alleged governance failings by its board...

By Tamar Kahn 6 Jun 2017

Mind the gap

Medical insurance products have got a bad rap, to the extent that the National Treasury stepped in to ensure consumers are safeguarded...

29 May 2017

Medici medical app launches in South Africa

A medical app, Medici, that is said to be revolutionising the doctor-patient relationship, is now available in South Africa...

20 May 2017

Getting global fees right

There is some controversy about alternative reimbursement models in the commercial healthcare industry...

19 May 2017

Climbdown on medical aids

The Department of Health has done a U-turn on its plan to scrap medical aid schemes...

15 May 2017

BHF weighs in on global fee debate

Implementing and adopting alternative models of provider reimbursement are crucial to the sustainability of the healthcare sector...

5 May 2017

The case for a restricted medical scheme

With healthcare sustainability under scrutiny, many companies are wondering whether a restricted medical scheme is still a viable benefit...

28 Apr 2017

Desperately seeking: A viable healthcare payment system

South Africa's private healthcare sector is under severe pressure, particularly with rampant inflation tracking at rates higher than CPI...

By Nicci Botha 24 Apr 2017

Holistic treatment and management of diabetes critical

Gerhard Van Emmenis, Acting Principal Officer of Bonitas Medical Fund, explains why a proactive and holistic approach to diabetes management is essential...

Issued by Bonitas 21 Apr 2017

Medical funds and administration schemes

People who are on private medical aids are often unclear as to the difference between the administrator of the scheme and the medical aid scheme, and what the roles and responsibilities are...

Issued by Bonitas 31 Mar 2017

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International

#CannesLions2017: Mandi Fine on awarding work that truly changes people's lives

I chatted to Mandi Fine, CEO of F/NE and juror for the Cannes Lions Pharma Lions as part of Lions Health, live in Cannes, France.

By Ann Nurock 19 Jun 2017

#CannesLions2017: Pharma and Health & Wellness Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity kicked off on 17 June with the Cannes Pharma and Cannes Health & Wellness Lions award ceremonies, where Y&R SA did SA proud!

17 Jun 2017

#CannesLions2017: Pharma and Health & Wellness Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Pharma and Health & Wellness Lions shortlists have been released, with SA seeing entries from two agencies make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2017!

17 Jun 2017

Westin shines a light for early morning joggers with Gear Lending programme

Westin Hotels & Resorts, in celebration of Global Running Day (7 June 2017), announced an addition to the brand's Gear Lending programme - offering guests access to New Balance shoes and workout apparel during their stay - which will see reflective wristbands and light-up sneaker clips included in the offering, allowing guests to pack light, stay fit, and now, rise earlier.

5 Jun 2017

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