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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.
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CMScript 7 of 2017: Focus on Corneal Ulcer
A corneal ulcer is a painful open sore on the cornea that can cause loss of vision and even blindness. A corneal ulcer appears as a grey to white cloudy or translucent area on the normally transparent cornea. Corneal ulcers may sometimes be too small to see without sufficient magnification and lighting. Corneal ulcers are included in the prescribed minimum benefits (PMB) level of care. This article focuses on the condition, and the relevant PMB that members are entitled to. To read more, please click on the link above.
published on 15 Aug 2017 16:07:00 +0200
Circular 57 of 2017: Non-compliance with Laws and Regulations (NOCLAR)
The SAICA Code of Professional Conduct (SAICA Code) was updated in December 2016 to include ethics requirements and guidance to assist members and associates in dealing with non-compliance with laws and regulations (NOCLAR). Sections 225 and 360 of the SAICA Code set out the professional accountant’s responsibilities in responding to NOCLAR or suspected NOCLAR. These sections are effective as of 15 July 2017. To read more, please click on the link above.
published on 15 Aug 2017 15:47:00 +0200
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