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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 75 of 2016: Non-compliance with protocols and recommended treatment by members
This circular provide clarity on the funding of non-compliance with treatment and lifestyle choices for Prescribed Minimum Benefit.
published on 27 Oct 2016 09:15:00 +0200
Circular 74 of 2016: Publication of the Draft Healthcare Utilisation Annual Statutory Return (ASR) Data Specification Documents
The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) publishes the draft technical guideline document (Healthcare Utilisation Annual Statutory Return Technical Guideline for the preparation of data Version 5.0) for completing the utilisation section of the Annual Statutory Return (ASR). You are requested to submit your comments on the draft specification document to the CMS on before 14 November 2016. The CMS invites all Data Officers and other relevant scheme personnel to the Healthcare Utilisation Annual Statutory Return workshop which is scheduled for Wednesday, 16 November 2016 at the CMS offices in Centurion from 10:00 to 13:00, please click above here for more details
published on 26 Oct 2016 12:00:00 +0200
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