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Mediclinic News : PRIVATE HOSPITALS PLAN FOR PUBLIC SERVANTS

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PRIVATE HOSPITALS PLAN FOR PUBLIC SERVANTS

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2019-11-08

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BUSINESS DAY - PAGE 3 SA’s biggest medical scheme for public servants plans to extend private-hospital cover to all members from January as it seeks to standardise core benefits in line with National Health Insurance policy. The government Employees Medical Scheme (Gems) move to expand core private hospital cover is in line with the Competition Commission’s health market inquiry, which recommended and industry-wide standard benefit package. It also has the potential to reduce the load on the overstretched public-health system by using spare capacity in the private market.
Created at 2019/11/11 10:25 AM by Mediclinic
Last modified at 2019/11/11 10:25 AM by Mediclinic