Medical schemes’ average increases for 2016

02 November 2015 FAnews

November and December are busy months for medical schemes as tariff increases for the following year are published, and changes on options are made.

According to the Council for Medical Schemes (CMS), the registered medical schemes in South
Africa are in a healthy financial state and continue to provide sufficient financing for private medical care.

Assisting your clients

We have approached a few schemes to share their 2016 increases with us so that you can get a clear idea of what 2016 holds for your client.

We believe that this will come in handy when it is time to advise your clients on the options available and the best choices for them.


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