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Circular 24 of 2021: Publication of section 61 gazette

The Council for Medical Schemes’ (CMS) Council has resolved to issue and publish a Government Gazette in terms of section 61 of the Medical Schemes Act (131 of 1998) after extensive consultation and consideration of comments received from industry.

The aim of the gazette is to declare certain practices pertaining to the selection of Designated Service Providers (DSPs) and mechanism related to the imposition of excessive co-payments, undesirable.

This declaration has been submitted to the Department of Printing Works (DPW) for publishing in the Government Gazette. Once this process has been finalised, the CMS will issue further communication on this matter.

Download the Circular here.