IPEC commissioner, Tendai Karonga THE Insurance and Pensions Commission (IPEC) is in discussions with government, which could see the regulator extending its oversight to medical aid societies, currently being governed by the Ministry of Health and Child Care. It has also emerged that the health ministry will soon introduce a new Medical Aid Regulatory Bill in Parliament to regulate medical aid societies. IPEC says current legislation already allows it to regulate medical aid societies, although this has never been implemented because of divergent interpretations of the law. Minister of Health and Child Care, David Parirenyatwa, told The Financial Gazette in an interview last week: “We have a completely separate medical aid regulatory bill to come before…