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Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993)

Chapter VIII : Medical aid

76. Fees for medical aid


(1) Subject to the provisions of this section, the cost of medical aid shall be calculated in accordance with a tariff of fees determined by the Director-General.


(2) The tariff of fees for medical aid affecting the Medical Association of South Africa, the Chiropractic Association of South Africa and the Dental Association of South Africa shall be determined after consultation with those associations.


(3) If the Director-General or an employer individually liable or a mutual association is liable in terms of this Act for the payment of the cost of medical aid—
(a) no amount in excess of that determined in the tariff of fees or, if no amount has been determined for particular medical aid, no amount in excess of that deemed reasonable by the Director-General, shall be recoverable for the medical aid concerned;
(b) no amount in respect of the said cost shall be recoverable from the employee or an employer other than an employer individually liable.