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Mediclinic News : ANALYSIS: MEDICAL REGULATOR’S SURPRISE MOVE WILL HURT WORKERS MOST

Title

ANALYSIS: MEDICAL REGULATOR’S SURPRISE MOVE WILL HURT WORKERS MOST

Date

2019-12-13

Link

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/national/health/2019-12-13-news-analysis-workers-left-vulnerable-by-medical-schemes-regulators-shock-move/

News Description

BUSINESS DAY After months of negotiations with unions, in July the University of Cape Town (UCT) began to provide private health-care benefits to its lowest-paid workers, with a product from insurer Kaelo Health that cost a fraction of the premiums charged by medical schemes. For the first time, a UCT employee earning as little as R10,000 a month had access to private sector primary health-care providers such as general practitioners, dentists and optometrists without paying out of pocket.
Created at 2019/12/17 08:53 AM by Mediclinic
Last modified at 2019/12/17 08:53 AM by Mediclinic