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GEMS

Governance

Audit Committee

Audit Committee

The Board of Trustees, in terms of section 36(10) of the Medical Schemes Act 131 of 1998, are required to appoint an audit committee of at least five (5) members, of which at least two (2) shall be members of the Board of Trustees.  The remaining three (3) members must be independent of the Board, including the Chairperson.  An Audit Committee Charter that provides guidance to its members determines its authority and duties.

 

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Clinical Governance and Administration Committee

The primary responsibility of the Committee is to assist the Board of Trustees in ensuring the efficient operations of the Scheme by providing oversight, assessment and review of all administration aspects of the business of the Scheme. To this end, the Committee assists the Board of Trustees in ensuring that seamless interaction takes place between the various service providers in order to meet the operational objectives of the Scheme...

 

 

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Clinical Governance and Administration Committee

Risk Social and Ethics Committee (RSEC)

This committee has been mandated by the Board of Trustees to ensure sound corporate governance controls by providing oversight, assessment and review of the risk management policy, maintaining ethics and compliance within the scheme. The committee must comply with the Medical Schemes Act’s regulations, patent and trademark legislation and deal with any legislative matters in the scheme..

 

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Human Resources and Remuneration Committee

The primary responsibility of the Committee is to ensure sound people management of Scheme employees by providing oversight, assessment and review of the maintenance of relevant Human Resources and Remuneration policies of the Scheme.

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Clinical Governance and Administration Committee

More GEMS commitees

Finance and Investment Committee

Finance and Investment Committee (FIC)

The committee was established in December 2013 and their responsibility is to assist the Board to fulfil its mandate to deal with the scheme’s investment

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Dispute Committee

Dispute Committee (DC)

The Rules of the Scheme give GEMS members, healthcare providers and third parties the opportunity to lodge complaints with the Scheme....

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Benefit Design Committee

Benefit Design Committee

This committee deals with the benefit design for the scheme, its annual contribution rates and meets at least twice a year..

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