South African Police Service Medical Scheme (Polmed), is a closed medical scheme registered under the Medical Schemes Act (Act 131 of 1998), Registration number 374.
Only employees of the South African Police Service (SAPS), appointed under the South African Police Service Act (Act 68 of 1995), and their dependants are eligible to be members of Polmed.
A Board of Trustees ensures the optimal operation of the Scheme to the benefit of the members. The Board comprises seven individuals who are elected, and seven who are appointed by the National Commissioner. The Principal Officer, supported by Scheme Management, is responsible for executing the directives of the Board and ensuring that Polmed offers its members excellent service.
The Scheme is governed by the Board of Trustees, which has the following structure:
|BOARD OF TRUSTEES|
|Audit and Risk Committee||Human Resources and Remuneration Committee||Clinical Governance Committee||Investment Committee||Legal, Policy, Ethics, Complains and Dispute Resolution Committee|
The business structure of the Scheme is as follows:
|Operations||Corporate Services||Finance||Legal, Risk and Compliance|