Both GPH, Bokamoso hospitals have issues with BOMAID

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Bokamoso hospital

It has surfaced that both Gaborone Private Hospital (GPH) and Bokamoso Lenmed Hospital have issues with medical aid company, BOMaid, Botswana’s largest medical aid company with over 60 000 monthly subscribers.

While Bokamoso and BOMaid recently issued media statements announcing that BOMaid members will now be required to deposit funds prior to treatment, the Monitor on Friday found that the deposit system for BOMaid members had been implemented by GPH more than 10 years ago. Bokamoso is only following the GPH example now.

The Monitor investigations found tha GPH requires BoMaid members to deposit P4600 for a woman checking in for normal delivery and P5000 for a woman checking in for caesarean delivery.

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