As a medical or healthcare practitioner you want to focus on your patients, on providing top quality care and treatment without all your time being taken up by paperwork. However, effective and efficient practice management and medical billing is crucial to the success of your business.
- Medical Tariffs in South AfricaBy William Ditabo 26 February 2014
As a developing country spread over vastly differing geographical locations and with huge disparities in income over its population, South Africa presents a challenge to those setting tariff guidelines for medical schemes.
Generally practice cost studies are made throughout South Africa to try to determine reasonable tariff guidelines for healthcare services in the private sector. The problem with this approach is that it usually uses averages, often across different healthcare professions and specialties; the averages often include extrapolated costs of delivering healthcare services in vastly different locations and to patients with very different....Read More