Medical Schemes Act, 1998 (Act No. 131 of 1998)
Regulations in terms of the Medical Schemes Act
Chapter 3 : Contributions and benefits
9. Limits on benefits
A medical scheme may, in respect of the financial year in which a member joins the scheme, reduce the annual benefits with the exception of the prescribed minimum benefits, pro-rata to the period of membership in the financial year concerned calculated from the date of admission to the end of the financial year concerned.