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Contested PMB amendments – ‘funders the chief beneficiaries’

Chris Bateman

Abstract


If promulgated as proposed, ‘short-sighted’ changes to the Medical Schemes Act, in particular sections of Regulation 8, will financially hurt both beneficiaries of medical schemes and many private practitioners – via inadequate funder payments for prescribed minimum benefits.

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Chris Bateman, Heath and Medical Publishing Group, South Africa

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Keywords

Prescribed minimum benefits; Medical Schemes Act

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2015;105(9):704-706. DOI:10.7196/SAMJnew.8560

Article History

Date submitted: 2015-09-14
Date published: 2015-09-14

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