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First Mutual Health (FML) upgrades to Biometric Technology

First Mutual Health announced on its Official Facebook that it has upgraded their Health Management I.T system as a way of improve service delivery. “The new system utilises a Biometric identification method,” FML said on...

Zimbabwean medical aid society to use biometrics technology to combat fraud

In a move to combat fraud and to strengthen internal control systems and security, a leading medical aid society in Zimbabwe plans to introduce biometrics to safeguard member funds. Biometrics are technologies that are used...

Medical Aid schemes: How to avoid shortfalls

By Donald Tafadzwa Chidoori Everyone who has ever joined a Medical Aid Scheme (MAS) does so to cover a rainy day. Actually the reason why people have health insurance in the first place is to...

Worries as Zim health insurance collapses

By Lovemore Lubinda Ordinary Zimbabweans have expressed their worries over the dwindling health insurance in Zimbabwe. They say the situation to access health services in the country is becoming so difficult, with women heavily affected by the...

Nigeria, Zimbabwe Fail To Honour Health Budget Pledges

By Lynette Manzini in Nigeria Nigeria (Lagos) - NIGERIA has joined Zimbabwe in its failure to honour pledges to dedicate at least 15 percent of their national budgets towards health. Ironically, the pledge was agreed on...

Put a hold on the National Health Insurance Scheme: Zimbabwean nurses

“The passing on of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) bill recently has left questions hanging over our heads,” says the Simangaliso Mafa the president of the Zimbabwe Nurses Association (ZINA). By Tafadzwa Chidoori Mafa said...

Compulsory health insurance on cards

The first batch of beneficiaries of Government’s National Health Insurance Scheme will be co-opted into the system in the first four months of 2017 as the State moves to ensure universal health coverage. The NHIS...

Corporate 24 officially opens $3,5m Byo medical centre

CORPORATE 24 Hospital has invested more than $3,5 million in its Bulawayo medical centre, which was officially opened on Friday. BY MTHANDAZO NYONI In an interview with NewsDay on the sidelines of the launch, chief executive...

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...
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