ACT Medical Schemes Act (No 131 of 1998)
CDL Chronic Disease List
CMS Council for Medical Schemes
CT Computed Tomography
CPAP Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
DSP Designated Service Provider
DTP Diagnosis and Treatment Pairs
DRM Disease Risk Management
FRP (Plus) Formulary Reference Price (Plus)
GP General Practitioner
ICD 10 International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems
ICON Independent Clinical Oncology Network
MCC Medicines Control Council
MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MRP Mediscor Reference Price
OTC Over-the-counter medicine
PET Positron Emission Tomography
PMBs Prescribed Minimum Benefits
PP Preferred Provider
PPN Preferred Provider Negotiators (Optometry Benefits)
PPSHA PPS Healthcare Administrators (Hospital Pre-authorisation and DRM)
SEP Single Exit Price for medicines
SRPL Society Recommended Price List – the rate at which the Society will pay for relevant health services
TTO To-Take-Out (medicine to take-home from hospital)
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