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EO Appointment Clarification

SAOPA: EO Appointment Clarification! Dear SAOPA Members, Despite not being privy to the discussions on the CPO Forum group, it has come to my attention...

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CIPC updated requirements during extended lockdown!

Dear Member Kindly be advised of the updated requirements of practices registered with CIPC during the extended lockdown period.  Solus practices ONLY need to be...

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Update on associations activities of the last month!

Dear member, We trust that you are keeping healthy and safe amidst the covid-19 challenges. The SAOPA NEC has been hard at work to keep...

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DISASTER MANAGEMENT ACT, 2002: REGULATIONS AND PERMITS

Dear members, Kindly see below the regulations published last night that will apply during the lockdown.  Please familiarise yourself with the content and the requirements...

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COVID-19 PANDEMIC LOCKDOWN GUIDELINES

COVID-19 PANDEMIC LOCKDOWN GUIDELINES Dear Colleagues, We find ourselves in unfamiliar, extraordinary and trying times. Following the president’s announcement last night of a national lockdown...

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Renewal of your SAOPA Membership!

Dear Member Thank you to the practitioners who has renewed their membership.  For those who have not done so yet, this is a friendly reminder...

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SAOPA Focus Areas

The SAOPA NEC would like to thank the members for their participation, contribution and inputs during the recent focus sessions as well as the submission...

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President’s address to the nation about the coronavirus:

Limit contact with infected Travel ban on foreigners from high risk countries as of 18th March. Visas cancelled. SA residents to avoid travel to high...

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Coronavirus Info:

CORONA VIRUS; A big thank you to Frans Kleinhans for his contribution in reminding us of the importance to take care of yourself and your...

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Discovery – Update

SAOPA has communicated with you before regarding; The potential effects of the NAPPI-coded product prices on the direct-payment arrangements associated with the Discovery Network agreement...

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PMB PHC Submission

PMB PHC Submission SAOPA is hard at work for its members and a submission to the CMS’s invitation for comment on the PMB PHC document...

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Update on Discovery Health’s network rates

Further to our recent communication that included information about Discovery Health’s look-up tool for component and material prices, we have become aware that the tool...

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Pricing, practice management systems and Discovery’s network agreement

Industry component and material pricing: In the past, medical orthotists and prosthetists (MOPs) used the Allnutt and Luttig (A&L) guide to tariffs to compile their...

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We wish you all the best for 2020!

Dear Member The SAOPA board and executive office would like to wish you a prosperous, successful and blessed 2020!  May these words of Winston Churchill...

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The New SAOPA Membership System is LIVE!

Update on recommended professional indemnity protection Breaking NEWS! During recent months the SAOPA Board and management have consulted several experts and surveyed the market for...

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MPI COVER – THE FACTS

MPI COVER – THE FACTS SAOPA has become aware of a social media campaign that questions the decision by SAOPA to change the SAOPA-recommended malpractice...

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A warm welcome to our new board members!

A warm welcome to our new board members! Your new SAOPA board has been appointed! Meet each board member here over the weeks that follow....

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Update: A & L and NAPPI codes

Update: A & L and NAPPI codes Thank you for your responses to the claims and billing communication that we sent out earlier. Below is...

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Important News:

SAOPA hereby wishes to inform you that it has officially terminated its relationship with ProfNet. We also wish to advise you that there is no...

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Important News:

SAOPA hereby wishes to inform you that it has officially terminated its relationship with ProfNet. We also wish to advise you that there is no

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MPI COVER – THE FACTS

MPI COVER – THE FACTS SAOPA has become aware of a social media campaign that questions the decision by SAOPA to change the SAOPA-recommended malpractice

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