Healthcare in South Africa

Latest issue: 2013
Pages: 416
Price: R275.00 (Incl. VAT)

Next Issue: July 2014 (date to be confirmed)

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This publication is an invaluable tool for all health care professionals and anyone who needs to evaluate health care options either for their own families or on behalf of their staff, clients or patients.
The first part of the book focuses on healthcare service providers, health care consultants and medical schemes and gives industry players an opportunity to describe their services and list their contact details.

The second part  of the book deals with the size and shape of private and public healthcare services, unfolding health care regulations and a description of how all the participants in the industry fit together. It also offers readers a guide to checking on the health of different medical schemes, as well as understanding the details of benefits and options.
 

Chapters include:

  • 1 - The big picture
  • 2 - South Africa at a glance
  • 3 - Current sources of healthcare funding and medical inflation
  • 4 - Public sector health services
  • 5 - Road Accident Fund (RAF)
  • 6 - Public Private Partnerships in the health sector
  • 7 - Regulatory progress of National Health Insurance (NHI)
  • 8 - Implementation of National Health Insurance (NHI)
  • 9 - General introduction to health legislation
  • 10  - Other laws affecting the healthcare sector
  • 11 - The National Health Act 61 of 2003
  • 12 - The Medical Schemes Act 131 of 1998
  • 13 - Prescribed Minimum Benefits (PMBs)
  • 14 - Medical Schemes Act: Risk Management
  • 15 - Medicines and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965
  • 16 - Funders of healthcare: Out-of-pocket, non-government organisations and donors
  • 17 - Funders of healthcare: Bargaining councils
  • 18 - Funders of healthcare: Commercial insurance products
  • 19 - Funders of healthcare: Employers
  • 20 - Funders of healthcare: Medical schemes
  • 21 - Funders of healthcare: Medical scheme statistics
  • 22 - Medical scheme design
  • 23 - Principal Officer Interviews
  • 24 - Service providers: Administrators
  • 25 - Service providers: Managed care organisations
  • 26 - Financial advisors and employee benefits companies
  • 27 - Private sector medical tariffs
  • 28 - Medical personnel
  • 29 - Service providers: Hospitals and clinicsPublic hospitals 361
  • 30 - Healthcare providers: Pharmaceutical manufacturers
  • 31 - Medical devices
  • 32 - Summaries of relevant court cases
  • 33 - Appendices and references
 
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