Why you can’t afford not to have Medical Gap Cover!

Medical gap cover

It was going to happen sooner or later and you were always going to be the loser. What am I on about? Behind the scenes, there is a battle going on between two industries – the medical schemes and the insurance companies. The loser has always been the insurance industry, but ultimately it’s you. Medical […]

Things you should consider if your medical aid is too expensive!

medical aid

Are you thinking about taking out a “hospital insurance” policy of sorts? Perhaps your medical aid contributions are getting a little heavy, and you are considering canceling your membership to free up some spare cash every month? Might be a plan, but before you pick up the phone and skop your medical aid into touch, […]

All you need to know about Zestlife Gap Cover


Today we’re asking two questions: Is gap cover a waste of money? Is Zestlife just out there to take your money? Before we answer those questions, here are three things we hate about medical care in South Africa: Spending thousands of Rands a year on medical aid when we seldom claim The thought of having […]

Will your medical aid pay if you get sick while travelling overseas?

Winding up in hospital in South Africa can be catastrophic…even with medical aid. Imagine ending up in hospital overseas where local medical aid doesn’t work? Recently this happened to two of our clients. Both were smallish claims under R5, 000 and they both settled their own bills.  But both wanted to know if they could […]

Is your medical aid ripping you off? Participate in our latest poll

A 484 page report has just been released by the Competition Commission of South Africa on the state of the private healthcare market in South Africa. The primary reason for the enquiry is the high and ever-increasing cost of private healthcare. Their findings? High costs which are rising every year even though the market is […]