News Articles

Exercise, sleep and eat your way to better mental wellbeing

Mental health awareness is important all year round and as a Malcor Medical Aid Scheme member we encourage you to prioritise your mental health.

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Hypertension, don't let the pressure get to you

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), uncontrolled high blood pressure or hypertension can lead to strokes (brain attacks), heart attacks, heart enlargement, and eventually heart failure.

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Understanding Prescribed Minimum Benefits (PMBs)

PMBs are guided by a list of medical conditions as defined in the Medical Schemes Act which are the minimum benefits every medical scheme member is entitled to by law.

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Flu vaccination

Getting a flu shot is an important precaution to protect ourselves and our loved ones from flu related infections and complications.


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National Health Insurance (NHI)

National Health Insurance Act Frequently Asked Questions

Since the tabling of the National Health Insurance Bill (NHI Bill) in August 2019 and the subsequent signing of the NHI Act into law on 15 May 2024 by President Cyril Ramaphosa, we have received many questions and comments from medical scheme members and the public. Here we answer some of the frequently asked questions about what we know about the NHI Act, and our views on it.

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Our position on the NHI Act and what it means to you

Much debate has taken place around the new National Health Insurance Act (NHI). We support the establishment of the NHI Fund as part of an integrated model towards achieving universal health coverage (UHC) in South Africa and making sure that everyone has access to quality healthcare when they need it. We would like to provide some additional information to answer any questions you may have.

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