How doctors can make their offices POPIA compliant

By BH Groenewald, Director: The Tax Shop  As a healthcare provider you collect and store medical records and patient data, on a daily basis but...

COVID exposure: still co-operation issues when benefits are obvious

As it is now widely understood that medical schemes saw significant reductions in claims expenditure in 2020 - despite the impact of COVID-related claims – can...

Africa Telehealth Conference 2021

SAVE THE DATE: Join the virtual Africa Telehealth Conference happening from 8-9 June 2021. The conference aims to support Telehealth development in Africa that...

Digital Medical Marketing Masterclass 2, virtual conference to go ahead 19th...

The annual Medical Marketing Masterclass, focussing on reaching healthcare practitioners via digital platforms will be going ahead virtually on the 19th May 2021.  Last...

MED BRIEF & ZENITH GLOBAL HEALTH PARTNERSHIP

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Occupational health ‘high risk’ for contracting virus

The occupational health environment during this COVID-19 challenge is most certainly stressful and high risk for contracting the disease, according to Far East Rand...

Doctors appeal to President to end hard lockdown now

Almost 30 doctors including GPs, psychiatrists, surgeons and researchers have signed a letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa urging him to relax the current hard...

Notification obligations under a medical malpractice insurance policy

Medical malpractice insurance is a practical necessity in the current litigious environment, as an unfavourable judgment can lead to severe financial and reputation consequences. Some of the most serious...

Section 12J for HCP’s

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CMS: Why we are stopping low-cost benefit options

In this article that originally appeared in Fin24, the CEO and Registrar of the Council for Medical Schemes, Dr Sipho Kabane explains why the...

CMS to scrap low-cost benefit options

In a surprising move, the Council for Medical Schemes has announced that all Low-Cost Benefit Options (LCBOs) used by low-income earners in the country...

Prompt payment, CON issues addressed by NHI’s Crisp

Practitioners will be paid in real time, no real need for a Certificate of Need, and services will have to push ahead without a patient records...

Immediate, shorter-term answers to current difficulties required: ASAIPA NHI Submission

A more immediate or shorter-term answer to the difficulties currently faced in the provision of healthcare must be prioritised, the Alliance of SA Independent Practitioner Associations (ASAIPA)...

Digital health. Where did it all start?

This is the second article in a series on digital innovation in the medical field and how it will affect, improve and change medical...

Last week’s HPCSA investigation alert ‘old news’: DoH

The Department of Health has issued a statement advising that the information doing the rounds on social media during past week about the Health...

NHI supported in principle but contradictions in Bill need to be...

If government wants private stakeholders to accept its NHI plans as set out in the recently released NHI Bill and collaborate with it to...

OPINION: No mandatory requirement for South Africans to join Fund under...

The publication of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill has resulted in much public comment as to the future of healthcare in South Africa.   The...

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