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SAMWUMED is a national accredited, self-administered medical aid scheme offering the most affordable medical cover for local government employees.

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SAMWUMED News

30 July 2015

SAMWUMED HAILS PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO REGULATION 8 OF THE MEDICAL SCHEMES ACT

In the latest Government Gazette, Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi has given notice of proposed amendments to the Medical Schemes Act – specifically pertaining to regulations set out to govern...

16 July 2015

REVIEW OF SA MEDICAL SCHEME REGULATIONS NEEDED

REVIEW OF SA MEDICAL SCHEMES REGULATIONS URGENTLY NEEDED Last year, SAMWUMED and Genesis Medical Scheme took the Minister of Health, Aaron Motsoaledi, to court to have the regulation requiring...

12 June 2015

PENSIONERS' OPEN DAY

PENSIONERS' OPEN DAY SAMWUMED held a prestigious Pensioners’ Open Day for its elderly members in Cape Town, on Wednesday, 03 June 2015. The purpose of the event was to celebrate...

22 April 2015

BHF responds to ‘Medical aid battle’ reported in The Times

BHF responds to ‘Medical aid battle’ reported in The Times According to an article published in The Times today (6 March 2014), medical scheme members could find their cover reduced if...

18 March 2015

SAMWUMED Hosts its Inaugural Specialist Indaba

SAMWUMED Hosts its Inaugural Specialist Indaba Friday 14th February, 2014. Sharing of the minds was the order of the evening, at the inaugural SAMWUMED-Melomed Medical Specialists Indaba that took place on...

18 March 2015

How to reduce the cost of medical aid

How to reduce the cost of medical aid According to the July 2013 edition of the Statistics South Africa Fieldworker summary report, the average age a person is expected to live...

18 March 2015

Council for Medical Schemes

Council for Medical Schemes The deafening silence from the medical scheme industry to the news of the allegations and counter allegations at the Medical Schemes Regulator, Council for Medical Schemes (CMS),...

18 March 2015

FAQS: Ebola Virus

FAQS: Ebola Virus The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the Ebola virus outbreak an international public health emergency. This is the largest Ebola virus outbreak to date and will...

18 March 2015

SAMWUMED announces partnership with MIP and Mediscor

SAMWUMED announces partnership with MIP and Mediscor SAMWUMED, the national accredited and self-administered medical scheme offering the most affordable medical cover for local government employees and related support industries has partnered...

Notice 1: Please be advised that effective 01 August 2015, SAMWUMED will be utilising the services of Medscheme as its Hospital Benefit Management partner.Members and Service Providers will be able to reach Medscheme on the same number on 0860 33 33 87.

Notice 2: Members are advised to look out for their 2015 Tax Certificates via email, postage or their online personal profiles on the SAMWUMED website at www.samwumed.org from mid-July 2015.

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