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Medical Schemes Act Regulations Amended

February 1, 2021

Department of Health

Medical Schemes Act Regulations have been amended.

The health department published the amendments in Government Gazette 44103.

Annexure A is amended by the insertion of the Diagnosis and Treatment Pair in the list of Prescribed Minimum Benefits under the heading “Respiratory System”.

Reference to prevention and vaccination is inserted.

The amendments came into effect on the date of publication and remain valid for the period of the Covid-19 pandemic as declared by the World Health Organisation.