Key takeaway messages from the healthcare breakaway session:
In order to provide quality healthcare for low-income earners the following factors need to be considered:
- Educating all employees with regard to the medical aid options available.
- The liability of the employer in subsidising medical aid for low-income earners.
- The role of the medical aid industry in terms of liaison between the employer and the employee in exploring the best option for low-income earners, which is affordable and offers the best possible medical cover, the introduction of Wellness Programmes in the workplace and the utilisation of Health Care Professionals in the workplace who regularly monitor the health and wellbeing of employees.
Session Sponsor: Sechaba