Surgicom was established as the business arm of ASSA in 1996 to manage strategic private practice matters for General Surgeons. Surgicom is a public company owned and managed by General Surgeons.
Surgicom must be strengthened by increased
membership support to deal with the ever mounting demands placed on
members, inter alia, Government criticism of private practice in South
Africa, the role of private practice in the proposed National Health
Insurance (NHI) System, income of specialists in the private sector, the
role of medical schemes and Scheme Administrators and other important
matters such as regulatory reforms and legal challenges.