This document is designed to briefly explain why a medical aid rate is unreasonably
low. It is not only an unethical rate, but has in fact been deemed illegal, not
covering cost of practice and dismissed in a court of law in 2009.1 Medical aids, however, continue to ignore this and increase premiums, while simultaneously
decreasing the benefits of the practitioner, and of course, keeping what and
how they reimburse medical professionals unreasonably low and unethical.