Rules Of The Fund


New Sickfund Contributions & Council Levies

The following contributions will now be payable as a consolidated amount via the website

SICKFUND CONTRIBUTIONS 2010 2009
These will increase by 8.5% as follows    
Monthly Contribution payable by EMPLOYEES R43.30 R40.00
Monthly Contribution payable by EMPLOYERS R27.00 R40.00
TOTAL MONTHLY CONTRIBUTION R70.30 R80.00

New Sickfund & Sickday Benefits

The 2009 medical benefits for members of the fund would normally have increased in line with the increased contributions. However, by adding a subsidy arising from the successful enforcement program, the total medical limits will increase by a total of 16%. The total SICKDAY benefit per day, payable to employers, will also benefit from the subsidy and will also increase by 16%. The results are as follows:

  2009 2008
GENERAL BENEFIT - Consultations & Expenses
(pro-rated if join during the year) 
R1220 R1 120
PRESCRIBED MEDICINE BENEFIT (included) (included)
SICKDAY BENEFIT (paid to employers – max 12 days)
(pro-rated if join during the year)
CANCELLED 35pd

Sick Fund Rules

Our sickfund has adopted the following new regulations