pregnancy

Pregnant? Not on medical aid? You might be footing the bill to bring home baby

Bhekisisa team

Women may be paying the price for decades’ old concessions to the medical aid industry.


Are the medical aids really fleecing you?

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

There's good news and bad news when it comes to PMBs.


Why medical aids are putting the price of a safe delivery on some women’s pockets

Fatima Hassan

When medical schemes and the law count conceiving as a pre-existing condition, pregnant women lose.


'Without waiting periods, medical aids couldn't survive,' Discovery says

Jonathan Broomberg

Would you join a medical aid if you were perfectly healthy? Most won’t. That’s why we need waiting periods, says Discovery CEO Jonathan Broomberg.


Only half of clinics and hospitals in this country meet basic hygiene standards

Mercy Masoo

What if your doctor couldn’t even wash her hands before examining you?