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Health Insurance vs Medical Aid: What Is the Difference?

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Health Insurance vs Medical Aid: What Is the Difference?

Medical insurance and medical aid are two terms that are often confused, and often used to describe the opposite mode of service. But, in truth, these terms are certainly not interchangeable. This is because a medical aid scheme offers some very different benefits from medical insurance.

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Health Insurance Isn’t Just For the Elderly

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Health Insurance Isn’t Just For the Elderly

One of the biggest myths among young people is that health insurance policies are something much older people should think about.

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Taking Health Advice from the Budget Speech: How to cut down on your sugar intake

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Prevention is better than Cure

Imagine being diagnosed with depression or diabetes and then being told that you have to pay for the costs of treating them out of your own pocket

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Taking Health Advice from the Budget Speech: How to cut down on your sugar intake

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Taking Health Advice from the Budget Speech: How to cut down on your sugar intake

In the immediate aftermath of Pravin Gordhan’s 2016 budget speech, pretty much all South Africans are aware that there are some trying times ahead, both in terms of our national budget and our personal finances

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Health insurance for peace of mind

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Health insurance for peace of mind

We all experience some kind of medical emergency at one time or another. Being covered for all those unforeseen circumstances is becoming more important now than ever.

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Oneplan Hospital Plan is One Less Reason to Worry during Pregnancy

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Oneplan Hospital Plan is One Less Reason to Worry during Pregnancy

It seems as though the end of 2015 went rife with pregnancies popping up everywhere. Real life caught on to the silver screen and now every channel on unpaid South African television has got portraying roles as new mothers or at least expecting a child on the way.

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The Importance of Having Health Insurance as a Young Adult

The Importance of Having Health Insurance as a Young Adult

The Importance of Having Health Insurance as a Young Adult

As a young adult, it can be challenging to keep up with your countless expenses every month. Studies suggest that health insurance is generally one of the last things that young adults add to their budget, when in reality, is should be a priority […]

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What do Hospital Plans actually cover?

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What do Hospital Plans actually cover?

With so many medical aid products and hospital plan options available to South Africans today, it is common for people to become confused and find it difficult to tell the difference between a hospital plan and a full membership to a medical aid scheme. […]

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Getting a Good Night’s Sleep: a Natural Form of Medical Insurance

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Getting a Good Night’s Sleep: a Natural Form of Medical Insurance

As one of South Africa’s top providers of affordable medical health insurance plans, we strive to work hard with healthcare industry professionals in order to better understand the health conditions that affect South Africans, and what can be done to help make us healthier as a nation. One factor that greatly affects the health of many South Africans, and therefore the country’s medical insurance industry itself, is lifestyle.

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African women with breast cancer less likely to be involved in choosing treatment methods

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African women with breast cancer less likely to be involved in choosing treatment methods

Everyone has a right to their own choice of treatment when it comes to their health, however, studies show that women of European decent, with breast cancer, are more actively involved in the selection of their hospitals and surgeons.

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Does staring at screens damage your eyesight? | Affordable health insurance

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#Does staring at screens damage your eyesight? | Affordable health insurance

In today’s modern society of technology, is it estimated that the average person spends up to eight hours a day staring at a screen. It could be said that given these statistics, it would be wise to invest in an affordable Health Insurance to treat potential eye damage later in life, but is it actually true that screens cause damage?

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