COVID-19 Leads To Spike In Respiratory And Spectacles Medical Aid Claims In Zim

THE Association of Healthcare Funders of Zimbabwe (AHFoZ), which is the umbrella body for all medical aid companies in Zimbabwe says there has been an upsurge in respiratory and Eye related medical aid claims during the COVID-19 period. By Michael Gwarisa Speaking during a virtual meeting recently, AHFoZ Chief Executive Officer, Ms Shylet Sanyanga said, “In terms of the impact of COVID-19, we noticed that since the beginning of the pandemic and since the first case was diagnosed here in Zimbabwe, there has been an increase of respiratory related claims…

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Zim Medical Aid Companies Should Embrace Telehealth Post COVID-19- AHFoZ

THERE was a general decline in contributions to medical aid companies as well as delays in processing claims during the COVID-19 induced lockdown period amidst indications that most players struggled to process claims as they still rely on obsolete manual systems. By Michael Gwarisa Speaking during a virtual dialogue, Association of Health Care Funders (AHFoZ) Chief Executive Officer Ms Shylet Sanyanga said Medical Aid players have to think outside the box and prepare for future emergencies and also ensure they continue offering services even in the presence of global a…

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Local and Regional Delegates To Grace AHFoZ Stakeholders Conference

By Michael Gwarisa  PREPARATIONS to the Association of Health Funders of Zimbabwe (AHFoZ) 8th Annual Stakeholders Conference are at an advanced stage amid indications that more than 200 delegates will be in attendance from both the local and international scene. The conference will be held in the resort town of Victoria Falls from 6 to 9 September 2017 and will be running under the theme “The Health Ecosystem & The Quality of Life.” In an interview with HealthTimes , AHFoZ Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ms Shylet Sanyanga said all was in…

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