This paper discusses the limitations of medical aid societies as a student health risk financing mechanism in zimbabwe state universities it also alerts the state universities of the existence of alternative risk transfer. The council for medical schemes is an autonomous statutory body created by parliament to regulate medical schemes in south africa. The actions of medical schemes vis-à-vis their members and the public at large that occupies much of the discussion in this paper and which will no doubt be the source of the most contention in the debate around the output of this project. Writing a concept paper many private foundations have always required a concept paper be submitted for review prior to the submission of a full proposal.
The terms concept paper and proposal are often used interchangeably as they can be used for the same function the concept paper may also be used as an instructional tool that may have developed as a result of extensive research, committee input and/or as a result of the outcome of a current project. Sipho kabane, acting ceo of the council of medical aid schemes, said there was a general consensus of acceptance among medical aid schemes it is no doubt that the bill will have a financial impact on companies, but most medical schemes understand the need for universal healthcare. The survey contains questions on usage of medical aid or medical schemes and hospital cash plans sample size (2008): 3,900 adults (16+) aside from the sample size, frequency of the survey and respondent profile (household, adults, workers. Concept paper on medical aid schemes midlands state university concept paper on the proposed state universities medical fund distribution list mrs v chirasha / deputy registrar (human resources) author mr.
Fedhealth's complete range of medical aid options suit a variety of needs perform scheme related administration or read more about our great medical cover benefits, here. How to write a concept paper four parts: sample concept papers establishing the purpose explaining how your concept works reviewing the draft community q&a if you've got a great idea for a new product, program, or service, writing a concept paper is one way to seek funding for it. Get quality medical aid cover with bonitas today we have a wide range of medical plans to suit all south africans one of sa's favorite medical schemes. What is a concept paper (a 1-page outline) by jim spickard all research projects need a concept paper: a short summary that tells the reader what.
The concept paper and model guidelines were researched and developed by a team of independent consultants working for the uk-based consulting company, aguaconsult ltd. Concept paper format the concept paper is a three page document that enables the executive committee to assess how well the proposed research fits with the fund's interests. Get free medical aid quotes fill out your family size and we'll look up medical aids that fit your personal needs to see medical aid schemes side by side simply complete a few easy questions. Here's more detail on about what the white paper says about the future of medical schemes and private healthcare services, and what these extracts could possibly mean for medical schemes, medical scheme members, and private healthcare providers. Fears new medical aid law changes may cause 'doctor drain' a key issue of the proposed medical schemes amendment bill is the impact on doctors, resulting from a proposed uniform tariff for.
Medical scheme risk pools should be protected against the harmful effects of some health insurance products which undermine the purposes of the medical schemes act 13. Remember that schemes work on the concept of risk pooling, where the risk contribution charged to members is based on a combination of expected medical and non-healthcare expenses as well as the. Contributions made to medical aid societies are made on the understanding that if you do not use it you lose it this is understandable as medical aid schemes are basically risk pooling and sharing solutions and premised on the concept that the misfortunes of a few should be met by fortunes of many.
Download publication: research paper for medical schemes - third edition drivers of change: a research paper on the emerging developments (drivers of change) that are expected to have an impact in the medical scheme's industry. Medscheme offers a comprehensive range of fully outsourced quality solutions, including managed healthcare, medical aid administration and health risk managementmedscheme's offerings cater to medical aids as well as large corporate clients. 4 in south africa medical aid schemes are not allowed to set contributions according to risk factors such as age and condition of health the result of this policy is that younger, healthier members subsidise older members who are in poorer health.
The paper's chapter on nhi financing acknowledges that these requirements remain 'uncertain' and will depend 'in part' on public health system improvements and medical scheme. Durban - medical aid schemes are a crime against humanity and should be abolished because they cannot co-exist with the government's proposed national health insurance (nhi) scheme.
The above is a suggested general outline for a concept paper ultimately, if a given funder provides a specific template or format, the applicant must use the prescribed structure. The days of private medical aid schemes may be numbered as the government this week confirmed that it will become the single funder and buyer of medical services under a national health insurance (nhi) in the latest white paper approved by the cabinet. There is a vicious cycle at play in sa's medical aid industry, says an insider, who offers some insights and possible solutions.