NIMAS to merge into Resolution Health

Council for Medical Schemes has approved the merger of Resolution and National Independent Medical Aid Society (NIMAS) as of August 1st, 2012. The rationale for the merger is the following: Improved solvency ratio Better spread patient age profile Better product (includes hospital plan) Reduced need for increase in member contributions Access to larger network.   Source: Cape Times 8 June …

CAMAF Update

Authorised PMB claims for members on the new Essential plan should be submitted on the existing chronic option indicated below: PLAN/OPTION NAME SUBMITTING OPTION NAME SUBMITING OPTION CODE LEVY/SURCHARGE MMAP & REFERENCE PRICING ESSENTIAL CHRONIC CAMAF CHRONIC CGDDC 682546 Check HealthNet ST Response Yes Maximum Immunisation benefits will apply to the indicated plans as follows: • Alliance: R3000 per beneficiary …

New Year, New Medical Aid?

Medical Aid: What you need to consider   The time of year is fast approaching where schemes will announce their 2018 rate and benefit changes. So, it’s the perfect time to review your Medical AId  policy and decide whether you’ll need to upgrade or downgrade your current plan. Here are a few factors you should consider before changing your Medical Aid option …

Medicine Product Name Changes

November Product Name Changes Dear Valued client We were requested to amend the description of the following products. You will see the OLD and NEW descriptions below. Price and NAPPI codes remain unchanged. Old Name New Name Date effective Auro-Losartan 50mg and 100mg Annin 4 November 2015 Michol 10mg, 20mg, 40mg and 80mg Novatin 11 November 2015 Vanapro Valeptic CR …

May Doctors Share Rooms?

Business Premises and Medicine: Sharing Of Rooms and the HPCSA   Source   As a result of the strictly regulated medical industry, economic challenges and pressures that we face and the opportunity for various innovative business ventures, we have compiled the below article on the rules and regulations with regards to the sharing of rooms and the HPCSA. The concept of …