Council for Medical Schemes https://www.medicalschemes.co.za Established by the Medical Schemes Act (131 of 1998) Wed, 20 Jan 2021 09:56:42 +0000 en-ZA hourly 1 https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-cms-icon-1-32x32.png Council for Medical Schemes https://www.medicalschemes.co.za 32 32 World Aids Day 2020 https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/world-aids-day-2020/ https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/world-aids-day-2020/#respond Tue, 01 Dec 2020 08:48:33 +0000 https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/?p=23372 Worlds Aids day takes place on the 1st of December each year. It grants the entire globe an opportunity to show solidarity with the millions of people living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) worldwide. Today we unite in the […]

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View the Annual Report 2017/18 https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/view-the-annual-report-2017-18/ https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/view-the-annual-report-2017-18/#respond Wed, 17 Oct 2018 20:39:39 +0000 https://172.10.10.231/?p=11206 The CMS Annual Report 2017/16 has been released. Below is the latest on industry performance and utilisation reports. View the Annual Report Annexures (PDF) Annexures (Excel)

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Trustee Development Programme https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/trustee-development-programme/ https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/trustee-development-programme/#respond Tue, 22 Oct 2019 20:54:38 +0000 https://41.76.212.243:81/?p=10356 The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS), in partnership with the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) is delighted to introduce a new Trustee Development Programme for Board of Trustee (BoT’s) members of medical schemes. The Development Programme, pitched at NQF level 8 of complexity, will […]

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The COVID Alert SA app https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/the-covid-alert-sa-app/ https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/the-covid-alert-sa-app/#respond Tue, 10 Nov 2020 14:24:03 +0000 https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/?p=21991 The COVID Alert SA app is a Bluetooth tracing app, that informs people when they have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. When an app user anonymously reports to the app that they have COVID 19, the COVID Alert […]

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Section 59 Investigation Interim Report https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/section-59-investigation-interim-report/ https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/section-59-investigation-interim-report/#respond Wed, 20 Jan 2021 09:48:22 +0000 https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/?p=23523 The Section 59 Investigating Panel has concluded its investigation and publishes an interim Report for comment by close of business on Friday, 5 March 2021. Find the summary of the Section 59 Investigation here Find the full Section 59 Investigation Interim Report here Annexures to […]

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Section 59 Investigation https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/section-59-investigation/ https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/section-59-investigation/#respond Thu, 04 Jul 2019 19:29:19 +0000 https://172.10.10.231/?p=11192 The Council for Medical Schemes established the Section 59 Investigation in light of its regulatory mandate, under section 7(a)(b)(c)(d), 8(a) and (k) and 9(2) of the Medical Schemes Act, 131 of 1998. The investigation will examine allegations made by medical practitioners, that they are being […]

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Release of the Section 59 Investigation report https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/latest-publication-press-release-15-of-2020-section-59-investigation-report/ https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/latest-publication-press-release-15-of-2020-section-59-investigation-report/#respond Fri, 27 Nov 2020 13:05:28 +0000 https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/?p=23363 The CMS is looking forward to the release of the Section 59 report, which the CMS understands is imminent. The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) constituted a multi-stakeholder meeting, which led to the establishment of the Section 59 steering committee, when allegations of racial profiling against […]

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Press release 8 of 2015: High Court confirms right of CMS to order inspections cannot be appealed by medical schemes https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/press-release-8-of-2015-high-court-confirms-right-of-cms-to-order-inspections-cannot-be-appealed-by-medical-schemes/ https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/press-release-8-of-2015-high-court-confirms-right-of-cms-to-order-inspections-cannot-be-appealed-by-medical-schemes/#respond Tue, 14 Jul 2015 21:57:40 +0000 https://172.10.10.231/?p=11625 The North Gauteng High Court confirmed last week (8 July, 2015) that the decision to order an inspection into the affairs of a medical scheme in terms of section 44(4) of the Medical Schemes Act 131 of 1998 by the Registrar of the Council for […]

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Press Release 4 of 2020: Coronavirus funding from reserves https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/press-release-4-of-2020-coronavirus-funding/ https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/press-release-4-of-2020-coronavirus-funding/#respond Fri, 03 Apr 2020 21:36:06 +0000 https://172.10.10.231/?p=11616 CMS encourages grace towards medical scheme members who struggle with premiums.

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Press Release 13 of 2020: Keyhealth Medical Scheme on provisional curatorship https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/keyhealth-medical-scheme-on-provisional-curatorship/ https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/keyhealth-medical-scheme-on-provisional-curatorship/#respond Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:28:32 +0000 https://www.medicalschemes.co.za/?p=21903 The Pretoria High Court has placed Keyhealth Medical Scheme under provisional curatorship...

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