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NEWSLETTER SPRING 2018
Dear member

This issue of our newsletter is jam-packed with information that we trust will help you manage your health better.

This is our last newsletter before the communication for the 2019 benefit year will be sent out - so keep an eye open for more information coming your way later this month.

If you have any feedback on this newsletter, or would like us to cover a specific topic in a future issue, please email us!

Yours in health

Julia

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Increase in cancer cases among members
The Scheme has seen a marked increase in the number of registrations with the Oncology Management Programme. Go for your cancer screening tests, covered by your Wellness Benefits, without delay.
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The do's and don'ts of six emergencies
Emergencies can happen anywhere - in a shopping centre, on the street, at a social function or in your own home. ER24 has put together this handy list of the do's and don'ts of how to respond.
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Feedback from the 2018 Annual General Meeting
This year's Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place at Nedbank in Sandton on 26 July, and also saw the election of a new member-elected Trustee.
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Digital tools campaign a huge success
The Scheme recently ran a blitz campaign to encourage members to increase their usage of our free digital tools. See who won the Fitbit tracking devices and luxury long weekend at a Holsboer Resort.
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Runaway medical costs – everyone's problem!
The steep increase in medical costs is a global issue, and the effects can also be seen in South Africa and our Scheme. This has a significant effect on our Scheme's solvency levels.
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Co-ordinated care: Better for your health and pocket!
One of the keys to good healthcare is developing a strong relationship with a general practitioner (GP) whom you trust and respect, and making them the co-ordinator of your care.
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Our Specialist and GP networks have you covered!
We know our Specialists and GPs are good at what they do, but we were concerned that members may find it difficult to find a network provider close to their home. Not so!
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Positive feedback from our members
It is always great to know that you have truly helped another person during a difficult time. See the lovely compliments we received from grateful members.
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Healthcare legislation changes - what these mean for you
What are the latest developments around the proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) Fund, as well as the Competition Commission's health market inquiry?
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