Each industry has its own distinctive way of talking. In banking you use terms which people who work in the industry, understand. But people outside of the industry struggle to understand the ins and outs of the banking world.
VAT is not payable on medical aid contributions
Some Financial Advisors may be aware that their clients do not pay VAT on their medical aid contributions. Medical aid contributions for 2018 are already set and Bonitas will not increase contributions mid-year to accommodate the change in VAT. So, while the increase in VAT may influence the price of services, it will not impact on contributions or benefits.
Start the year off with healthy goal in mind by doing a wellness screening at their nearest Clicks, Dischem or Pick ‘n Pay pharmacy. The wellness screening is available for each beneficiary once a year on all our options. It is made up of the following tests which help to detect serious conditions such as hypertension and diabetes:
Unpacking the Bonitas price increase for 2018 – This table explains the price increase for the various Bonitas Medical Aid plans.
Nie alle sielkundiges is gelyk nie, volgens verskeie mediese fondse.
Fondslede moet bewus wees hiervan, of ’n nare verrassing verwag.
Me. W, ’n lid van die Government Employees’ Medical Scheme (Gems), skryf sy kan nie verstaan waarom haar sielkundige se rekening van meer as R6 000 nie betaal word nie.
As you may be aware, the past few years have been challenging for the medical aid industry. In 2015 and 2016,
we experienced an increase in medical claims which were much higher than previous years. This prompted
most schemes, including Bonitas, to increase contributions for members.