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Council for Medical Schemes
The Council for Medical Schemes is a statutory body established by the Medical Schemes Act (131 of 1998) to provide regulatory supervision of private health financing through medical schemes.
Latest Publications
Circular 11 of 2020: Updated data specification for the costing of primary health care services
The Council for Medical Schemes’ Prescribed Minimum Benefits Review Costing Committee hereby publishes the updated data specification for costing of the primary health care package. For details, please click on the link above.
published on 20 Feb 2020 15:00:00 +0200
Circular 10 of 2020: Request for HIV, TB and STI data for the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC)
A private sector initiative to facilitate the collection of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Tuberculosis (TB), and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) data from registered medical schemes in South Africa, was established between the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) and the Council for Medical Schemes (CMS), and approved by the National Department of Health (NDoH), in 2016. Private sector treatment data is reported on the Joint United Nations Program on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) online reporting tool, on an annual and semi-annual basis. For details, please click on the link above.
published on 19 Feb 2020 15:00:00 +0200
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