Discovery Health Physiotherapy Claims

Dear Trading PartnerCurrently physiotherapy claims with modifier 0006 are incorrectly paying to the member. Because of this error, physiotherapy claims with modifier 0006 will have a delayed adjudication applied to them.Claims will be pended from 16 to 23 November 2012, and will be released for payment after 23 November.We apologise for any inconvenience caused by the pending of these claims.Laura …

Receptionist / Chairside Assistant Wanted

Dental practice in Parklands requires permanent receptionist/chairside assistant. Must reside in the area. Experience essential. Experience with Medinol Practice Management Software a distinct advantage. Five-and-a-half day week. Competitive salary offered. Email CV to or call 083 786 0503 for an appointment.

HPCSA submissions on dental assistants

HPCSA recommendations on dental assistantsThe Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) has submitted recommendations to Minister of Health Dr Aaron Motsoaledi regarding the registration of dental assistants, reports Health-e News.According to the HPCSA statement, the health professionals body has recommended that experienced, unqualified dental hygienists be allowed to register over a two-year period during which they must complete a professional board examination. …

Discovery GP Rates

Discovery Health: R270 (Consultation)Discovery Quantum: R254 (Consultation)Discovery Keycare: R223 (Consultation plus Meds)Discovery Quantum Plus: R225.50 (Consultation plus Meds)