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Medical Schemes Act, 1998 (Act No. 131 of 1998)

Chapter 12 : General

58. Administration by Intermediary


(1) No person shall administer a medical scheme as an intermediary unless the Council has, in a particular case or in general, granted accreditation to such a person.


(2) An application to administer a medical scheme shall be made to the Council in the manner and be accompanied by such information, as may be prescribed, and any other information as the Council may require.


(3) The Council may—
(a) approve the application;
(b) limit such approval to the performance of specified functions; and
(c) review the approval from time to time.


(4) Application for approval in terms of subsection (2) shall be accompanied by the fees prescribed.