Newsflash Re: 2019 Scheme Rates, Codes and Prices Guide for Network Doctors

Dear Doctor We would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your staff a happy, healthy and prosperous new year.  The private medical scheme industry continues to be under price and cost pressure with consolidation being the order of the day. Providers need to be aware that whilst consultation prices may have gone […]

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Newsflash – Medical Schemes Bill, 2018 and National Health Insurance Bill, 2018

25 June 2018 Newsflash – Medical Schemes Bill, 2018 and National Health Insurance Bill, 2018 Dear Dr For ease of reference 4 addendums are available for download below:   As an organization, we are have been calling for these bills and amendments for >15 years. The impact of these long overdue changes shall not necessary […]

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NEWSFLASH: Specialist Referral Management Challenges and Solutions – 28 September 2017

Dear Dr The current position of the family practitioner in the private healthcare environment is being compromised by various factors, categorised below and all of which are prevalent to different degrees: Reducing scope of practice, at the primary care level Medical Scheme Hospicentric benefit design, with concomitant cost extraction at upstream care levels Disintermediation (removal […]

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NEWSFLASH – CLINICAL VOLUNTARY MALE MEDICAL CIRCUMCISION TRAINING

Dear Doctor Clinical VMMC training is being offered by the TB/HIV Care Association When: 8-10 September (Friday to Sunday) Where: Palm House Guest House,  10 Oxford Street, Wynberg Times: Friday                    2pm -7pm Saturday               2pm -7pm Sunday                   9am – 2pm  RVSP by Wednesday, 6 September 2017 [Registration form below] First come first served. Training […]

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Newsflash: DSPs – Irregular or Undesirable Practice

Newsflash: DSPs – Irregular or Undesirable Practice Dear Dr This newsflash highlights key points raised in response to the CMS Circular 39 of 2017. For ease of reference, the circular can be viewed here: CMS – Circular 39 of 2017 Please also view Government Gazette Notice: Notice435of2017 Challenges that exist from a coalface primary healthcare network perspective […]

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