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Covid 19 – CompliMed helping you in your time of need

March 20, 2020

The question that is being asked by many medical aid members at the moment is whether their medical aid will cover the cost of being treated for the covid-19 virus

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Reviewing Your Short Term Insurance Annually

January 19, 2020

Do You Review Your Short Term Insurance Annually? Most of us have some form of short term insurance cover. Cover to insure our motor vehicles, household contents, home (buildings), cell phones, pets, sports equipment, etc., etc. As short term insurance is annually renewable, we should be reviewing our various policies annually to ensure that we … Read more

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Festive Season Closure

December 9, 2019

Please note we close for our Festive Season break on the 13th December 2019 and reopen on the 6th January 2020. You may still apply online for your Legacy Series policy during this time, right here on our website, no paperwork required. Your online application will be processed by Turnberry the administrator, as normal, without delay.  Wishing you and your family a safe, … Read more

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CompliMed Re-engineered

October 11, 2019

CompliMed Re-engineered CompliMed has recently launched its new product, the Legacy Series which has caused some confusion in the marketplace. Questions are being asked about where CompliMed still fits into the gap cover industry, who is associated to who, who underwrites which plans, etc., etc. This blog tries to clarify and demystify some of the … Read more

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Introducing Legacy Series – Exercise Your Freedom To Choose

September 30, 2019

The Legacy Series – Exercise Your Freedom to Choose The year 2020 promises to bring with it much of the same…death and destruction, doom and gloom, more tax, less money, higher prices, lower take-home pay, and the list goes on. This coupled with the news that our government wishes to introduce their new NHI proposal … Read more

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NHI – To Be or Not To Be

September 10, 2019

NHI – To be or not to be… Although Hamlet was referring to something a little different, the question he asks can be applied to the very real issue we as South African medical aid members are faced with today with the impending implementation of an NHI system (National Health Insurance). It would appear that … Read more

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Medical Aid & Gap Cover: Why Pay More For Less in 2019?

Medical Aid & Gap Cover: Why Pay More For Less in 2019?

October 5, 2018

The world is feeling the financial pinch at the moment with emerging economies like our own here in South Africa, feeling it more than most. The current cost of living is increasing at a rate that our income cannot keep pace with. Something has to give.

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Why the need for gap cover

Why the Need for Gap Cover?

July 23, 2018

CompliMed has been involved in the gap cover industry from the very beginning. We understand the way in which this industry operates, from the way medical schemes look to limit their risk, to the way specialists charge for their services, to hospital networks and how they may apply co-payments, to the most important aspect, you the client and how you need to manage your potential financial shortfalls.

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Gap Cover: The Cost of Delay

Gap Cover: The Cost of Delay

May 31, 2018

You’ve heard the term “the cost of delay” when referring to investment or retirement planning, but there is another financial planning scenario where this term is also most appropriate – Health planning. Gap cover is a short-term insurance policy that serves as protection against potential financial shortfalls created by the difference in what a medical scheme will pay for an in-hospital procedure versus what your specialist will charge.

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Planning for Gap Cover in South Africa

April 19, 2018

It’s common knowledge that even the most comprehensive Medical schemes won’t cover you fully for every procedure, leaving many South African’s out-of-pocket at least a few thousand Rands, and sometimes much, much more. Even so, many people see Gap Cover as only necessary for those “what if” situations, like a rare dread disease, a medical emergency or unplanned hospitalisation.

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