Do medical aid fraud busters target black doctors?
NHCPA head claims administrators made 29 complaints against black doctors and only one against a white doctor
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 medical aid regulator is holding hearings into claims that administrators racially profile “fraudulent” doctors.
Once a doctor has been blacklisted by a medical aid for suspected fraud, he or she can no longer make claims, forcing their often cash-strapped patients to pay upfront...