Hospital Plan Quotes
South Africa has about 160 medical schemes totaling around 7 million beneficiaries. The total annual contribution to medical schemes is around R35-billion (according to the Council for Medical Schemes – 2006). Take into account that South Africa has a population of more than 47 million people! Less than 15% of SA citizens belong to a medical scheme or have a hospital plan.
Not all medical schemes or hospital plans are open to the public. In fact, of the 160 medical schemes, only about 30 are open to the public. This number might decrease over the years as the larger schemes take over the smaller ones.
So how do you choose a medical scheme or hospital plan, a specific option of the scheme, which benefits to include or exclude? In this ever-changing environment, you need the services and advice of an independent intermediary. Someone who doesn’t only have