Ignition in 3, 2, 1…

Oh goody!  It’s opening night and the show is about to start. In case you haven’t heard, The DoH has gone ahead and announced proposed changes to the Regulations to the Medical Schemes Act.  By far the most controversial aspect is the proposed changes to Regulation 8… As I have said previously, this is going to create… Continue reading Ignition in 3, 2, 1…

Living dangerously

Personal finance reports that the DoH is seriously considering changing Regulation 8 (PMBs must be paid at cost).  This is apparently in an attempt to avoid ending up in court opposite some schemes (Genesis and Samwumed) who are seriously considering mounting a legal challenge to Regulation 8. Remember that the BHF didn’t lose their case per… Continue reading Living dangerously

Dear Aaron

Dear Aaron I have been meaning to write you for quite a while but things happened, as they tend to do.  We never talk anymore!  Anyways, I saw you on the Business Briefing on SABC2 a while ago and wanted to have a little chat about that and some other issues, on behalf of the… Continue reading Dear Aaron

The Hunting of the Snark

The phenomenon of expensive medical scheme contributions and above inflation increases has persisted for so long that people tend to lose sight of the fact that medical schemes aren’t happy about the situation either. Think about it. We know that the number of people covered by medical schemes hasn’t been growing by much. If we… Continue reading The Hunting of the Snark