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No one is safe

  Anger and fear spread nationwide yesterday after Blantyre Adventist Hospital (BAH) refused to treat patients covered by health insurance companies protesting the hospital’s new tariffs they consider too high. BAH—one of the country’s major private referral health facilities—on Monday suspended its credit provision after disagreeing on medical bills with health insurance providers, which mostly…

Masm wins charity golf tourney

  Medical Aid Society of Malawi (Masm) team won the charity golf tournament organised by NdiMoyo Palliative Care to raise money for patients with terminal illnesses. The tournament raised over K4 million on Sunday. The event held at Lilongwe Golf Club (LGC) saw the Masm team comprising Karen Bailis, Master Mbale, Andrew Ngomwa and Dennis…

Kambale, Amaro win Masm golf tourney

On a sunny Wednesday, renowned golfers Gabriel Kambale and Terri Amaro emerged champions of the golf tournament sponsored by Medical Aid Society of Malawi (Masm). The event was hosted to help business captains and would be Masm customers interact and in the process clinch business deals. Kambale, who secured 21 points, attributed his victory to…

Masm not ready to demutualise

Medical Aid Society of Malawi (Masm) says it is not ready for demutualisation, a process that could have turned the health insurance scheme from member-owned society to a shareholder-owned company. Masm board chairperson Evans Matabwa, speaking at the society’s 30th annual general meeting in Mzuzu on Monday, said they are not yet at a position…

CFTC presses for orders against Masm

Malawi’s consumer protection agency, the Competition and Fair Trading Commission (CFTC) has pressed for orders against the Medical Aid Society of Malawi (Masm), Pep Stores and Alpha Milling. In a public hearing that took place on May 16 at Sunbird Mount Soche Hotel in Blantyre, the CFTC secretariat, presenting its arguments to the Competition Commission…