New Scheme Info: RAND MUTUAL

1. NEW SCHEME INFORMATION With immediate effect, acute and chronic dispensing claims for Rand Mutual members can now be submitted via MediKredit, for processing and payment on the existing option indicated in the summary table below. 2. DISPENSING FEE a) Schedule 0, 98 and 99 items calculated on the published wholesale price: 36% b) Schedule 1 to 7 calculated on …

Dispensing to Bankmed Patients

ACUTE PSYCHIATRY MEDICINE MANAGEMENT In line with Bankmed’s philosophy of good clinical governance, Bankmed has implemented measures to ensure the appropriate use of specific medicines that have high risk for patient dependence. Anxiolytics should not be used for a period longer than 2 weeks, therefore Bankmed has implemented a quantity limit on acute to prevent chronic use of these drugs …

Bankmed Changes 2015

Effective 1 January 2015 the following changes will apply on Bankmed: 1. The Human Papilloema Virus (HPV) Vaccine will be covered at 100% of the Scheme’s medicine reference price, limited to a total course of three doses (administered four months apart) per female beneficiary between the ages of 9 to 16. 2. Oral contraceptive benefits limit will increase to R1500 …

Dispensing Fee Change for General Practitioners 2016-06-24

Government Gazette No. 40094, related to the medicine dispensing fee to be charged by a duly licensed medical practitioner, dentist, practitioner, nurse or other person, registered under the Health Professions Act, has been published on the 24th of June 2016.  The legislation defines the dispensing fee on SEP (Single Exit Price) items and such fee must be calculated exclusive of …

2015 Tariffs|Rates

2015 Tariffs – Medical and Dental   Don’t you just love this time of the year? NOT!!! The scrumaging around for the new year’s tariffs, the uncertainty, and the effort it takes to review and update tariffs and prices for fees to be used in 2015?   Medical Practitioners (GP’s) The 2015 Tariffs encompasses consultations, procedures and special rates (insurance companies, …