The 5 biggest medical aid schemes in SA – what they offer, and how much they cost in 2019

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The 5 biggest medical aid schemes in SA – what they offer, and how much they cost in 2019

There are currently just under 8.9 million South Africans covered by registered medical aid schemes, according to the latest annual report from the Council of Medical Schemes (CMS) – most belonging to the 10 largest. South Africa’s 10 biggest medical aid schemes comprise six open plan medical aids (open to everyone) and four restricted plans … <a href="https://businesstech.co.za/news/fin...at-they-offer-and-how-much-they-cost-in-2019/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "The 5 biggest medical aid schemes in SA – what they offer, and how much they cost in 2019"</span></a>
 

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Having spent last near 2 decades out of the country, i'm not at all shocked to see the price of even basic pvt med insurance.

It was sky high even as far back as the late 90s and often only affordable for those whose packages included a company contribution perk.

But...R3000 for a single policy holder?! Absurd...considering 30% of populace probably only net this sort of sum as take home pay.
 
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