The past few years have seen a number of debates and developments in the medical scheme industry. When the regulators introduced the then new Medical Schemes Act some twenty years ago they left out two most critical components to support the survival of schemes. These were “compulsory membership” and “a risk equalisation funding model” which would ensure that the young and healthy lives participate in the system.
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Discovery has confirmed that they will not change the income brackets and premiums for the KeyCare Plus premiums as published previously, the premiums for 2019 will look as follows for the different income categories:
The rand is battered and bruised and customers are surely feeling the pinch. Let’s not even speak of the hike after hike in the petrol price and the country being in a technical recession after two quarters worth of negative growth. Although there were very few positives from the medium term budget speech, the good news is that tax remains largely unchanged.
Sanlam’s Severe Illness benefits are comprehensive, marketable and flexible, but without compromising on our philosophy to always provide proper over for all our clients. Sanlam offers very comprehensive cancer cover under our cancer-only benefit: the Cancer or Cancer Plus benefit and the same cover is also offered as part of our Comprehensive Severe Illness or Comprehensive Severe Illness Plus benefit.
Changes to BonClassic
The out-of-hospital radiology and pathology benefits have been combined into one benefit and the out-of-hospital physiotherapy and paramedical services have been combined into one benefit as well. We have also removed the benefit for specialised drugs on this plan.