Review of the history and legislative landscape of the South African market for hospital cash plan insurance

Review of the history and legislative landscape of the South African market for hospital cash plan insurance

November 21, 2013 •

Hospital cash plans (HCPs) have the potential to provide financial protection against health risks to low-income individuals that are unable to afford medical scheme membership, but still incur significant costs or co-payments at a public facility.

This 2013 report is a follow-up to our review of the South African market for HCP insurance in 2012, to provide an overview of the history and development of the regulatory landscape for HCP products and serves as an update on the proposed revised demarcation between HCPs and medical schemes.

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