Abbreviations

ACT Medical Schemes Act (No 131 of 1998)
CDL Chronic Disease List
CMS Computed Tomography Scan
CPAP Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
DSP Designated Service Provider
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
ICU Intensive Care Unit
MCC Medicines Control Council
MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging Scan
MRP Mediscor Reference Price
OCT Optical Coherent Tomography
OTC Over-the-counter medicine
PET Positron Emission Tomography
PMBs Prescribed Minimum Benefits
PPN Preferred Provider Negotiators for optometry benefits
SEP Single Exit Price for medicines
SRPL Society Reference 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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