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Defending members’ medical savings

Defending members’ medical savings

"I have always maintained that you can tell a lot about a medical scheme from how it treats members’ medical savings." - Josua Joubert Let me explain why I say this… As you will remember in 2017, a Constitutional Court ruling changed the way medical schemes report on...

Medical scheme, Health Insurance? What’s The Diffs?

Medical scheme, Health Insurance? What’s The Diffs?

Medical scheme cover and health insurance: what’s the difference?Not everyone is aware of the considerable differences between medical scheme cover and health insurance products. Making this fairly common mistake can however prove costly as you may well run the risk...

Waiting Periods, Explained

Waiting Periods, Explained

Medical scheme waiting periods explainedWhen joining a medical scheme for the first time, new members may not understand why they have a waiting period before they are able to claim. Considering that a medical scheme operates a pool of funds to cover claims of all...

Netcare 911’s Holiday Safety Guide

Netcare 911’s Holiday Safety Guide

What you need to knowHoliday safety is very important, especially during the holiday times when families gather, parties are scheduled and travel spikes. It is important to think about basic precautions to ensure your family remains safe and injury-free throughout the...

Co-Payments And Beyond

Co-Payments And Beyond

How do co-payments work, why are they necessaryand how best can they be reduced or avoided altogether?When choosing a medical scheme or a new product option it is all-important to consider your benefits, co-payments and finer details surrounding these benefits, along...

Medical Aid, are you getting value?

Medical Aid, are you getting value?

As an innovative forward-thinking scheme, CompCare is not only known for delivering value for money but also for providing best practice health and wellness solutions and member-centric benefits.

Medical Scheme Consolidation: Where to From Here

Medical Scheme Consolidation: Where to From Here

Josua Joubert, Chief Executive and Principal Officer of CompCare Wellness Medical Scheme, looks at the state of play in the funding sector and at the benefits that an amalgamation can hold for members.

How to choose a medical scheme

How to choose a medical scheme

Physical inactivity is now identified as the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality, followed by being overweight and obesity

Ladies First

Ladies First

Women tend to be great at prioritizing the healthcare needs of others ahead of their own.

Listen Up Gents

Listen Up Gents

Did you know that prostate problems are one of the most common conditions affecting men today?

Jumpstart Your Body

Jumpstart Your Body

Physical inactivity is now identified as the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality, followed by being overweight and obesity

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