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CMS Circular 18 of 2019: Status update on Demarcation Regulations and a Low-Cost Benefit Package

The current exemption of indemnity products that are doing the business of a medical scheme expires on 31 March 2019. Entities that were granted exemption on their indemnity products in 2017, should submit renewal applications, which will be evaluated on merit, to extend the exemption period to 31 March 2021. The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) mentioned that details […]

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Low cost medical insurance plans outlawed

Under the heading, Discovery may go to court after CMS bans products, Legalbrief Today reports as follows: “Discovery Health (Pty) Ltd may turn to litigation after the Final Board of Appeal of the Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) banned two of its medical insurance products, says Rapport. The appeals board ordered Discovery to cease its […]

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