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Prescribed Minimum Benefits

Defined benefits to ensure certain minimum health services


Medical Schemes Act

Find the latest details and updates on the Medical Schemes Act 131 OF 1998



Entities whose insurance products are exempted from doing business of a medical scheme



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The CMS has published Government Gazette 44179, a general notice on the proposed levies for medical schemes for the 2021/22 financial year.

In 2021, the CMS requires schemes to submit information that is cumulative from the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Therefore, all 2020 information submitted thus far must be contained in the 2021 submission.

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