Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout

Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout

After months of waiting, many South Africans wishing to receive their COVID-19 vaccine are anxious for their chance to do so.

Broadening Healthcare Access – a Shared Responsibility

Broadening Healthcare Access – a Shared Responsibility

There remains a great deal of work to be done in ensuring that the healthcare needs of all South Africans are met. In the meantime, however, we are certainly seeing that healthcare consumers are doing their utmost to keep their healthcare cover intact.

Value for Money Makes All the Difference

Value for Money Makes All the Difference

Despite financial insecurity, an international economic downturn and a local recession, nobody wants to be caught short when it comes to healthcare cover – particularly in the midst of a global healthcare crisis.

The Quest for True Value Is More Important Than Ever

The Quest for True Value Is More Important Than Ever

Financial pressures following a worldwide recession, job losses and reduced working hours have seen many people, particularly younger individuals, tightening their belts while focusing on essentials including accommodation, food, healthcare, and education, and reducing costs such as entertainment and other leisure activities.

Lasting value the name of the game at CompCare

Lasting value the name of the game at CompCare

Financial pressures following a worldwide recession, job losses and reduced working hours have forced many people, particularly younger individuals, to tighten their belts and focus on essentials including accommodation, food, healthcare, and education.

Marketing Healthcare To Women In An Evolving Socio-Economic Climate

Marketing Healthcare To Women In An Evolving Socio-Economic Climate

Prioritising women’s education and health needs not only makes marketing sense, but helps to ensure that the advantages of this access has a wider reach in terms of benefiting their families, wider communities, and can ultimately contribute to socio-economic development.

Medical Scheme Fraud Is Everyone’s Business

Medical Scheme Fraud Is Everyone’s Business

Medical scheme fraud and abuse of benefits is a relatively common problem in South Africa, and schemes such as CompCare have to fight an ongoing battle to deal with the problem, which costs the healthcare funding sector millions of lost rands each year.

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

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...

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

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