[SOLD] Athlone Dental Practice for Sale

Great practice, great price, great location. In operation for 8 years. Sold as a going concern. Reason for selling: ill-health. Make a quick offer. This will not be on the market for much longer! http://dentalpracticeforsale.nearcapetown.co.za Need to see a Need a Dentist near Cape Town?

Arrested for Issuing Fake Sick Certificates

A medical doctor and her assistant from East London in the Eastern Cape have been arrested allegedly for issuing fake medical  certificates to patients. SABC News reports that it’s alleged that the 67-year-old doctor charges about R350 per certificate. She and her 37-year-old assistant made a brief appearance in the East London Magistrate’s Court on fraud charges. The arrest is a conclusion of an investigation conducted by the Hawks and …

EDI Destination Codes: November 2016

The latest EDI activation and destination codes ********************* ALL MEDINOL USERS – TO OMIT THE “P” EDI Code to consist of 3-digit numeral only, e.g. 460 for 1 DOCTOR HEALTH ********************* VERY IMPORTANT The media used by MediSwitch to submit your claims to the Medical Aid Schemes is in Real-Time, EDI (electronic) or Printed Statements. PLEASE NOTE: An * (Asterisk) …

Tabled Medical Schemes Amendment Bill to introduce Uniform Tariffs

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi’s plans for a uniform tariff for healthcare services may prompt doctors to quit the profession or seek jobs overseas, says South African Private Practitioners Forum CEO Chris Archer. The Medical Schemes Amendment Bill, presented to a Cabinet committee last Tuesday, contains proposals that would introduce a uniform tariff for healthcare providers and put an end to co-payments. Business Day reports that …

BONITAS TIME-BASED CUSTOM TARIFF CODES

Healthcare Professionals (GP and Specialist) are invited to participate in the Medscheme Bonitas time-based reimbursement model pilot starting 1 November 2013. Healthcare Professionals currently using the 0190, 0191 and 0192 range of tariff codes are invited to participate by submitting 4 new customized tariff codes (Psychiatrists, Anesthetist and Maxillofacial surgeons are excluded). Those healthcare professionals who choose not to participate …

Who owns the medical data

As happening in the US… If Your Medical Information Becomes A Moneymaker, Could You Get A Cut? According to the law in most states, health care providers own patients’ medical records. But federal privacy law governs how that information can be used. And whether or not you can profit from your own medical data is murky. Hospitals and health plans …