oa CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Prescribed minimum benefits for the chronic disease list : medifile

Volume 22, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... 54 MEDIFILE On 4 November 2002, changes to the Regulations of the Medical Schemes Act (Act No. 131 of 1998) were gazetted, some of which have been implemented in 2003. On 1 January 2004 the remaining changes to the Regulations will be implemented, including the introduction of Prescribed Minimum Benefits (PMBs) for the Chronic Disease List (CDL). The treatment algorithms have now been legislated and published in the Government Gazettte No. 25537 of 6 October 2003, Notice No. 1397. TERMINOLOGY Designated service provider (DSP) This refers to health care provider/s that have been 'selected by the scheme to provide ..

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