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Research Review: Addressing Mental Health Benefit Funding

In the post-COVID-19 era, mental health has become one of the leading healthcare topics. According to a new research study on mental health by Wits University, South Africa suffered higher rates of probable depression and anxiety than other countries. The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) found this unsurprising. In 2020, CMS published a research article titled ‘The Utilisation of Psychiatry and other mental health benefits by members of medical schemes’ in the Medical and Clinical Review-Journal, warning of alarmingly high rates of depression.

Download the article here.

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