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

You might be Eric Cartman

Discovery Health (and I am not going to bother to distinguish between the administrator and the medical scheme) has a lot in common with Eric Cartman from South Park, particularly when it comes to being overweight, insensitive, self-righteous, and wildly insecure. The event that forever burned this association in my mind was the episode almost… Continue reading You might be Eric Cartman