Proposed “draconian” provisions in the draft Road Accident Fund (RAF) Amendment Bill are likely to cause a jump in medical aid premiums as the industry is forced to mitigate the risk of members not being covered by the fund, experts warn.

Medical schemes have historically submitted claims to the RAF after footing the bill for members injured in road accidents. Should the bill be passed in its current form, it will do away with reimbursement of expenses covered by medical aid/insurance...

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