Patient dies amid payment row with Discovery

30 June 2019 - 00:00 By KATHARINE CHILD

A payment dispute between Discovery and a private medical technologist took a fatal turn when a patient died of suspected kidney failure.

A 53-year-old woman from Mtubatuba, in northern KwaZulu-Natal, died on June 7, a day after medical technologist Nokwazi Promise Sithole allegedly told Discovery she could not treat its members because the medical aid owed her R20,000...

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