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Issue 6 | March 2018 | Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that usually affects the lungs. Compared with other diseases caused by a single infectious agent, tuberculosis is the second biggest killer, globally. In 2015, 1.8 million people died from the disease. Key points about TB: South...

Issue 5 | September 2017 | Income Tax

It’s tax season again! You will need your tax certificate from your medical aid scheme to complete the Medical section of your annual tax return. If your contribution is paid by your employer, then your medical scheme contribution will be reflected on your IRP5....

Gap Cover

The concept of “Gap Cover” is becoming more and more accepted as a vital part of your total medical aid package. Nowadays, most conversations about medical aid also includes reference to Gap Cover.   But what is Gap Cover and why is it important? When you are...