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Medical aids still battling to cater to the masses

Private healthcare industry faces affordability challenge, writes Adele Shevel

Adcock divides to conquer as it seeks recovery from loss

A sign outside the Adcock Ingram offices in Johannesburg in December  2013. Picture: REUTERS
3 day(s) ago

New management of drug maker Adcock Ingram begins reorganisation of the business, splitting it into five divisions

Pared-down medical cover ‘could help millions’

A new study reaffirms previous surveys that show doctors tend to order more tests and treatments, or to select particular treatments over others, when they have a financial interest in those services.  Picture: THINKSTOCK
6 day(s) ago

Cheap, pared-down basket of benefits to low earners will ensure greater access to private healthcare, says top actuary

Adcock says it’s ‘too early to return to profitability’ as restructuring continues

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4 day(s) ago

Having fallen to net loss of R962m in nine months to June, drug maker says it is too early to provide investors with ‘any comfort regarding return to profitability in short term’

Call for joint effort to end hospital cash plan fraud

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5 day(s) ago

Doctors and consumers are colluding to submit false claims then share the payout


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