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    Scheme Members

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    Titanium Awards

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    that promote Unity

    16th Annual BHF Southern African Conference

Titanium awards

We all know exceptional people and heroes in the healthcare industry. It’s time the world knows about them too.

If you are a leading performer in the healthcare industry, you are invited to enter the Titanium awards that will celebrate heroes in the following areas: medical scheme, administrator, managed healthcare, hospitals & Clinics (private and public), pharmaceutical and healthcare professionals.

The inaugural Excellence awards will take place this year culminating in an Awards Gala Banquet where the winners will be announced. This event is being held in conjunction with the 2015 BHF Annual Conference on Monday 27 July, in Cape Town at the ICC.

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Registration Now Open: 16th Annual BHF Conference 2015

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Notice Board

Important Notice to All PCNS Users and Subscribers

In line with regulatory changes such as POPI Act and to ensure ongoing running of the PCNS, various  maintenance strategies have been implemented to ensure that the system continues without any failures. These interventions have attracted costs.

BHF is however a not-for-profit entity who administers the PCNS and provides this service as a value add for the healthcare industry as promulgated in terms of the Medical Schemes Act 131 of 1998.

In light of the above we have embarked on a cleansing exercise of the information and have geared the system to  collect additional information which will assist the healthcare sector better understand the resources available in the country.


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Latest News

Province launches Wow! Initiative

KEEP moving, eat healthily, and have no boundaries to fitness – that is the message from Western Cape health MEC Nomafrench Mbombo as she launched a wellness programme that is anticipated to close the tap on lifestyle diseases in the province


Posted: 2015-04-07 06:04:45

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Healthy but needing to grow

THE South African medical schemes environment remains stable, but the growth of the industry is worrying, with a year-on-year increase of only 1.1 percent in the total number of medical scheme beneficiaries between 2012 and 2013. In the Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) annual report


Posted: 2015-04-07 06:04:20

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Alignment needed to reduce healthcare costs

ONE of the major drivers of costs in the healthcare industry is the misalignment of the various players, according to Dr Bobby Ramasia, principal executive officer of Bonitas Medical Fund, the second largest open medical scheme in South Africa.


Posted: 2015-04-07 06:04:31

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Role of younger, healthier generation in risk pools

SOUTH AFRICA has a strong private healthcare infrastructure, but due to high costs, growth in the private healthcare sector is hampered. This state of affairs portends a major handicap for South Africa where quality of human capital of a nation


Posted: 2015-04-07 06:04:23

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