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Medical insurance under serious scrutiny

Darlington Musarurwa and Livingstone Marufu THE haggling between Cimas Medical Aid Society and hospital services group Corporate 24, which has seen the latter engage debt collectors to recover more than US$500 000 in unpaid claims...

Pay Cash or Face our Debt Collectors: Corporate 24 Warns Clients on Cimas Medical...

By Cecilia Chidoori Corporate 24 Hospital group in a public notice warned clients on Cimas Medical Aid to make payments of services rendered by Corporate 24 within seven days, or their debt collectors would pursue...

Caf prioritise players’ health

Petros Kausiyo:  THE Confederation of African Football have stepped up efforts to improve the welfare of players plying their trade on the continent with the governing body setting up a health map for the footballers.It...

Zimbabwean domestic workers in Kuwait to undergo medical test

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Health recently issued a decision requiring domestic workers (Article 20 visa) FROM ZIMBABWE to undergo medical test every time they renew their residency, whether they left the country or not....

Doctors fleece health Insurers

Private doctors are reportedly “over treating” their patients by ordering unnecessary procedures like laboratory tests, x­rays and scans to milk health insurers. This is despite the fact that Zimbabwe’s healthcare costs are arguably the highest in...

Patients murdered in insurance scam

Police have arrested a Kwekwe General Hospital nurse and her boyfriend as they widen investigations into a case in which patients were drugged and killed before their identification particulars were used to claim insurance cover from...

Zimbabwe: IIZ Annual Winter School On Next Week

This year's winter school will be headlined by the IIZ president and Ruvimbo Funeral Assurance CEO Dr Edward Gomba. Other speakers are First Mutual Holdings group marketing and strategy executive Ms Farayi Mangwende who will...

Most Zimbabweans not insured

HARARE - Zimbabwean insurance companies have been urged to come up with new products aimed at capturing at least 9,1 million people who are not insured. Finance ministry director Judith Rusike said insurance sector firms...

Zim insurance services ‘elitist’, need re- modelling

Leonard Ncube and Hazel Hweta: INSURANCE companies should repackage their products to make them affordable to low income earners who constitute the bulk of the population and cannot afford expensive policies currently on the...

Cimas to lose operating licence

Livingstone Marufu GOVERNMENT has given Cimas Medical Aid Society a seven-day ultimatum to honour all outstanding claims or lose its licence. Cimas has more than 30 000 members, and has allegedly been trying to direct them...
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