PMB

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AcronymDefinition
PMBPietermaritzburg (South Africa)
PMBPendaftaran Mahasiswa Baru (Indonesian: New Student Registration)
PMBPrivate Message Board
PMBPrimaria Municipiului Bucuresti (Romanian: Bucharest City Hall)
PMBPicture Motion Browser (software)
PMBPrint Measurement Bureau
PMBPhysics in Medicine and Biology (journal published by the Institute of Physics)
PMBPolymer Modified Bitumen
PMBPlant and Microbial Biology
PMBPostal Mail Box
PMBPerformance Measurement Baseline
PMBPicture Motion Browser
PMBPrivate Mail Box
PMBPerformance Management Board (various organizations)
PMBPat McGee Band
PMBProgram Management Board
PMBPrivate Mailbox
PMBPrivate Mail Box (non-USPS)
PMBPrivate Mortgage Banking
PMBPrescribed Minimum Benefits (healthcare)
PMBProject Management Branch
PMBPos Malaysia Bhd (postal service)
PMBPanther Marching Band (University of Northern Iowa)
PMBPoint Mort Bas (French: Bottom Dead Center; mechanical engineering)
PMBPotato Marketing Board
PMBProperty Management Branch
PMBpack my bags
PMBPink Mealy Bug
PMBPost Menopausal Bleeding
PMBPicture Me Broken (band)
PMBProject Message Board (web sites)
PMBPort and Maritime Board (Hong Kong)
PMBProduct Marketing Bulletin (various organizations)
PMBPrivate Merchant Banker
PMBPotential Monetary Benefit
PMBPilot-Make-Busy
PMBProcesses & Modeling Branch (US EPA)
PMBPersonnel Management Branch
PMBPropulsion Management Board
PMBPlease Mail Back
PMBPepper Marketing Board Malaysia
PMBPhoenix Movie Bears (Phoenix, AZ)
PMBProgram Management Baseline
PMBPacific Marine Batteries (Australia)
PMBPosition Management Board
PMBParking Management Bureau (Turlock, CA)
PMBPerfectly-Matched Boundary
PMBPolymorphonuclear Basophil Leukocytes
PMBProgram Milestone Baseline
PMBPortfolio Management Board
PMBPrison Motorcycle Brotherhood (white prison gang)
PMBPrecast Modular Block
PMBPossession of A Malt Beverage (underage drinking)
PMBPremessage Bit
PMBPokey Means Business (EarthBound song)
PMBPando Media Booster (software)
PMBPoly Modified Bitumen
References in periodicals archive ?
The prescribed minimum benefits (PMBs), as described in the regulations to the South African Medical Schemes Act of 1998, [1] recognise the need for provision of a basic minimum level of private healthcare.
Sacrificed on the altar of cost-efficiency are prescribed minimum benefits (PMBs), an extensive set of medical conditions, chronic diseases and emergency care that the Medical Schemes Act says must otherwise be provided by all medical schemes.
Prescribed Minimum Benefits (PMBs) are guaranteed benefits that a medical scheme has to cover.
The growth drivers include global generic growth, legislation in South Africa encouraging generic substitution, the implementation of prescribed minimum benefits by medical schemes and the dire need for ARVs in South Africa and the rest of sub-Saharan Africa," according to Collins.
The act, which is governed by the Council for Medical Schemes, stipulates prescribed minimum benefits for psychiatric care, HIV/AIDS, attempted suicide and sexually transmitted diseases--conditions that were previously often excluded from private benefit packages.
The most likely explanation for this movement of the cost burden is the payment of costs related to Prescribed Minimum Benefits (PMB) conditions, which now have to be paid in full by schemes.
Since osteoporosis does not feature on the so-called Prescribed Minimum Benefits (PMB) list, medical aid schemes either refuse to pay or draw up their own arbitrary funding criteria and financially cap the reimbursement of osteoporosis treatment.
The correct code will ensure that patients receive the correct benefit, especially with regard to prescribed minimum benefits (PMBs).
Attacking national health minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi's promise to delegates of a pricing commission and a revision of laws governing the contentious prescribed minimum benefits (PMBs), Nair said the minister failed to address critical 'when and how issues' around unregulated costs.
Making medical scheme member contributions mandatory is less important than properly regulating prescribed minimum benefits (PMBs) which pose the biggest, most imminent threat to medical schemes' viability, Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) CEO Dr Humphrey Zokufa claims.
The South African medical aid system has evolved in such a way (fragmented risk pools, legally beholden to prescribed minimum benefits (PMBs), a free-for-all on provider tariffs), that there's little wonder it's adversarial and riven with antagonism, exploitation and mistrust.
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