The Council for Medical Schemes has recently released the proposed amendments to Regulation 31 and 32 of the Medical Schemes Act.
Regulation 31 deals with the amounts payable to register a medical scheme, to accredit an administrator, managed care organisation and brokers, as well as to change the name of a medical scheme. It also states the amount payable upon the renewal of accreditation of entities. Regulation 32 deals with the penalties payable for every day which a failure contemplated in Section 66(3) of the Act continues.
Some of the proposed amount changes include:
|Application for registration||R8 750,00||R12 500,00|
|Accreditation or renewal of accreditation as an administrator||R14 000,00||R18 000.00|
|Accreditation or renewal of accreditation as a broker||R1 400,00||R1 800,00|
|An appeal contemplated||R2 800,00||R3 600.00|
|Accreditation or renewal of accreditation as a managed health care organization||R14 000,00||R18 000,00|
Interested persons are invited to submit any substantiated comments in writing on the proposed amendments to the Director-General of Health – firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to download the Amendment of Regulations document.