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

Trust me I know what I’m doing

So our regulator is giving out advice on choosing a benefit option and/or medical scheme. Five things: Based on their track record I’m loath to take advice from these guys, even if it is free (as in candy). Giving out proper advice on which scheme and option to choose constitutes financial advice, which means that a person… Continue reading Trust me I know what I’m doing

Au revoir

I am currently unable to attend to this blog because of Reasons™. I can’t tell you when I will be back because I don’t know. The blog’s accessibility was set to private for a while because I didn’t want to delete it but I didn’t want it to constantly remind me that there have been… Continue reading Au revoir