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Circular 13 of 2022: Real time monitoring (RTM) for 2022

The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) would like to advise medical schemes of the deadlines for the monthly Real Time Monitoring (RTM) submissions for 2022.

Schemes are also referred to the Help File for further details regarding the submission process.

All medical schemes are directed, as per the provisions of Section 44 (5)(b) of the Medical Schemes Act 131 of 1998 (MSA) to submit the required information no later than four weeks after every month end.

The following submission dates apply for 2022:

Month Data Submission Date
January By 25 February 2022
February By 25 March 2022
March By 6 May 2022
April By 27 May 2022
May By 1 July 2022
June By 29 July 2022
July By 26 August 2022
August By 30 September 2022
September By 28 October 2022
October By 25 November 2022
November By 6 January 2023
December By 27 January 2023

Kindly note that the system will allow 2022 submissions from 22 February 2022.

Your attention is drawn to the provisions of Section 66(3) of the Act, in terms of which any medical scheme which fails to furnish the Registrar with the requisite information, shall be liable to a penalty of R1 400 (one thousand four hundred rands), for every day for which the failure continues.

Download the circular here.