Discovery apparently is more focused on profit than on service delivery to patients – patients signing in at certain hospitals now have to pay an extra R5000

Discovery’s medical scheme announced at a very late stage that patients signing in at certain hospitals would have to pay an extra R5000 or go to an approved clinic.

The arrangement will be implemented from February 1, 2019 and doctors are not happy with the announcement.

Experts point out that the medical scheme is apparently more focused on profit than on service delivery to patients.

Such new measures are found to be unacceptable by many members of the scheme, but it appears that objections to Discovery’s management and decision-makers have fallen on deaf ears.

Read the original article in Afrikaans on Die Vryburger
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