‘Serving medical scheme members’ is the motto which guides the manner in which the Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) fulfills its function as a representative body to the healthcare funding industry.
Members of the BHF include: medical schemes, administrators and managed care organisations, with representation in South Africa, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Malawi and eSwatini. The BHF's core drive is to ensure the sustainability of the healthcare sector. It aims to realise this by enabling medical schemes, managed care organisations and administrators to provide accessible, affordable, quality healthcare to their medical scheme members.
The organisation's strategic assets and intellectual property based in the following business units.
- Practice Code Numbering System (PCNS)
- Benefits and Risk Management Unit
- Health Forensic Management Unit
- Marketing and Communications Unit
- Training and information-sharing platforms