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Understanding The Benefits: TRA Gap Cover Explained

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As the cost of medical expenses continues to rise, having comprehensive healthcare coverage cannot be overlooked. While general medical aid schemes in South Africa offer valuable protection, they may not cover all medical costs and expenses applicable in various situations. This can leave families and individuals vulnerable to potential financial burdens as bills rack up. […]

Maternity Gap Cover: Pre and Post-Labour Considerations.

Maternity gap cover

Having access to quality medical care is essential, even more so during pregnancy when leading up to the birth of your bundle of joy. Preparing for labour is critical to ensuring the health and well-being of both expectant mothers and their unborn children come first. However, the cost of such services can be a burden […]

Why the Annual Aggregate Limit has increased:

What is an annual aggregate limit?

Do you know what the annual aggregate limit for your medical aid or gap cover provider is and how this can affect you and your family? Terms used in insurance can often be complicated and overwhelming. However, it is essential for medical aid members to understand what these terms mean and how it affects their […]

5 of The Most Common Cancers in South African Women

Following a cancer diagnosis, many changes follow, but the transition period can be eased slightly with health and financial planning. Cancer is a serious health concern that affects millions of people worldwide. In South Africa, cancer is a major public health issue and is responsible for a significant number of deaths each year. Cancer is […]

Uterine Cancer – Don’t Mistake The Signs!

uterine cancer signs

Mother-of-two Kelly Pendry, 42, made headlines news on BBC News, on March 6, with a heartfelt appeal to women to take control of their own health and not ignore the warning signs that could point to more serious illness. In 2016, after her second pregnancy, she began experiencing heavy, persistent bleeding coupled with debilitating abdominal […]

The Importance Of Gap Cover While Pregnant: All You Need To Know

pregnant lady holding her stomach

Pregnancy comes with its own set of blessings, challenges and changes, and while so much is transitioning, your medical cover should too. Gap cover during pregnancy is of great importance in ensuring the safety of both you and your baby, helping immensely in the bigger scheme of things. What is Gap Cover? Gap cover is […]

The silent killer stalking women – Ovarian cancer cases set to rise

Ovarian cancer support

By Liana Shaw When my neighbour, 45, began experiencing abdominal discomfort coupled with excessive bloating, it was attributed to digestive issues. Upon her physician’s recommendation, she introduced a probiotic supplement into her diet, with little to no result. Eight months later, she passed away, leaving behind a husband and two teenage daughters. Sadly, for her, […]

Expectations for private healthcare: Will I need gap cover in 2023?

private healthcare in 2023

2023 is right around the corner. Transitioning into the new year means that you are likely hearing about medical scheme increases and product changes from your medical aid. But what does this mean for you and your budget?  How will the increasing cost of private healthcare affect you in 2023? Private healthcare vs public healthcare […]

Handling a Cancer Diagnosis: How Having Female Cancer Cover Can Help

Handling a Cancer Diagnosis: How Having Female Cancer Cover Can Help

A cancer diagnosis is one of those unexpected things that can happen in the blink of an eye, and at a given moment, many changes follow. How you navigate it can be determined by a few factors, one of which is the financial stress the news can bring with it. Medical cover is of the […]