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Emerging financial trends in medicine – The other side of healthcare

Medical aid prices in SA are skyrocketing each year and it is becoming relatively hard for the middle- and lower-income class to afford it. This means that comprehensive coverage is now almost out of reach for many people especially those with families. How do administrators determine the price of medical plans? What are the different […]

The difference between Medical Insurance and Hospital Plans

The difference between Medical Insurance and Hospital Plans

Many people use “medical aid” to define any medical-related policy, but there are differences in medical terms and understanding them may help you make an informed decision. In this article, we will explore Medical Insurance versus a Hospital Plan, the differences, and the benefits of each.   Distinguishing Medical Insurance from a hospital plan Medical […]

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What are the most important health check-ups? 

Getting a health check-up is one underrated lifesaving hack we all need to do at least once a year. You may think you don’t need to have a health check-up when you look and feel perfectly healthy, but the truth is, we have lost so many lives that could have been saved. A health check-up […]

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What is the real cost of medical care?

Over the years, the cost of medical care in South Africa has become excessively high. For the average person, it is almost impossible to afford medical care as medical aid contributions keep getting higher. In this article, we will touch on the real costs of medical care, affordable alternatives like medical insurance and hospital plans, […]

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