Medical aid schemes blame laws for barring cheaper health cover

Prescribed minimum benefits said to rule out provision of more affordable options to lower-income consumers

Medical aid administrators and medical schemes are again calling for a speedier review of legislation that prohibits them from offering cheaper cover in a stagnant health insurance market that has been struggling to attract new members for years...

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