Do medical aid fraud busters target black doctors?

01 August 2019 - 07:00 By KATHARINE CHILD
The Council for Medical Schemes heard that some medical aids act like judges when investigating doctors for potential fraud – especially black doctors.
The Council for Medical Schemes heard that some medical aids act like judges when investigating doctors for potential fraud – especially black doctors.
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Some medical aids act like prosecutors and judges when investigating doctors for potential fraud – especially black doctors, the Council for Medical Schemes heard on Wednesday.

The regulator is holding hearings into claims that administrators racially profile “fraudulent” doctors. 

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