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Discovery Health Covid-19

Everything you want to know about Discovery’s Covid-19 WHO Global Outbreak benefit

Details of the new Disocvery Covid-19 WHO Global Outbreak benefit, including qualifying criteria and the benefit cover details

Covid-19

Covid-19: What does Medical Aid have to pay for?

A clear summary of which Covid-19 treatments fall under the PMB Level of Care, and should thus be funded fully by your medical aid

All the jargon explained

Medical aid and PMBs? DSPs? PPNs? We decipher the medical aid jargon in plain English so that you are not as confused 🙂

Question: Will I have to pay a Late Joiner Penalty?

Are you paying an unnecessary penalty for your medical aid? The LPJ can add up to 75% to your premium !

Question: Do I need a medical aid broker?

A good medical aid broker can save you R1,000s a year - and prevent many admin headaches. And they are free!

Question: When can I change my medical aid plan?

Need a new plan? Determining when you can change your medical plan depends on whether you want to stay with the same scheme or not.

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Covid-19 PMB Cover:

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Covid-19

Covid-19: How does medical aid pay for tests?

When does your medical aid have to pay for a Covid-19 test, and when is it left up to its own scheme rules? Avoid nasty...

Covid-19

Covid-19 Definitions

The official Covid-19 definitions as per the Council of Medical Schemes. Confirmed, Suspected and Close Contact persons and cases.

Covid-19

Covid-19: How is it transmitted?

A clear guideine as to how Covid-19 is transmitted, with special attention to asymptomatic and sumptomatic patients and the transmission rate

Covid-19

Covid-19 and Telehealth

Can you use telehealth - virtual consults - to get treatment of help with Covid-19, and should this be covered by your medical aid?

Covid-19

Covid-19: What does Medical Aid have to pay for?

A clear summary of which Covid-19 treatments fall under the PMB Level of Care, and should thus be funded fully by your medical aid

Covid-19

Covid-19: Palliative Care and your Medical Aid

Recommendations for how medical aids should fund Covid-19 palliative care, and which aspects and treatments fall under this recommendation

Condition spotlight

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Keycare casualty hospitals

Find your medical aid plan by scheme

A list of all the open medical aid schemes in South Africa...

Discovery Health Covid-19

Discovery Health: Covid-19 and International Travel Benefit

Details of how Discovery Health's International Travel benefit applies to Covid-19 cases,...

Discovery Health Covid-19

Discovery Health: Covid-19 Home Monitoring

Details of how Discovery Health helps at risk Covid-19 patients with home...

Treatment spotlight

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Keycare casualty hospitals

Find your medical aid plan by scheme

A list of all the open medical aid schemes in South Africa...

Discovery Health Covid-19

Discovery Health: Covid-19 and International Travel Benefit

Details of how Discovery Health's International Travel benefit applies to Covid-19 cases,...

Discovery Health Covid-19

Discovery Health: Covid-19 Home Monitoring

Details of how Discovery Health helps at risk Covid-19 patients with home...

Discovery Health Covid-19

Discovery Health Covid-19

Discovery Health: Covid-19 and International Travel Benefit

Details of how Discovery Health's International Travel benefit applies to Covid-19 cases, repatriation and forced quarantine

Discovery Health Covid-19

Discovery Health: Covid-19 Home Monitoring

Details of how Discovery Health helps at risk Covid-19 patients with home monitoring devices and how this is covered on...

Discovery Health Covid-19

Discovery Health: Covid-19 cover for isolation

Details of how Disocvery Health subsidizes the out-of-home stay for Covid-19 positive patients to ensure isolation is easy and more...

Discovery Health Covid-19

Discovery Health: Covid-19 cover and waiting periods

Details of Discovery Health new rules regarding waiting periods during teh Covid-19 outbreak, and how they apply to existing and...

Discovery Health Covid-19

Discovery Health: How to get tested for Covid-19 and have it covered by the scheme

Step by step process to ensure that Discovery pays for your Covid-19 test, including details of assessment, consultations and pre-admission...

Discovery Health Covid-19

Everything you want to know about Discovery’s Covid-19 WHO Global Outbreak benefit

Details of the new Disocvery Covid-19 WHO Global Outbreak benefit, including qualifying criteria and the benefit cover details

Medical Aid by Price

Medical aid plans that cost R6,000+ pm for main member:

Below are open medical aid plans that R6,000+ per month for principal members. To see other price points, click here.

Medical aid plans that cost R5,001-R5,999 pm for main member:

Below are open medical aid plans that R5,000+ per month for principal members. To see other price points, click here.

Medical aid plans that cost R4,000-R4,999 for main member:

Below are open medical aid plans that R4,000-R4,999 per month for principal members. To see other price points, click here.

Medical aid plans that cost R3,000-R3,999pm for main member:

Below are open medical aid plans that R3,000 – R3,999 per month for principal members. To see other price points,...

Discovery Health Info

Discovery: Core plans

Discovery Core plans To view the full benefits and prices of the Discovery saver plans, click below. Classic Core Classic...

Discovery: Saver plans

Discovery Saver plans To view the full benefits and prices of the Discovery comprehensive plans, click below. Classic Saver Classic...

Medical care for household staff

Discovery: medical cover for household staff (Primary Care)

Private medical cover for your household staff One of the most exciting things announced at Discovery’s 2020 Product update event...

Keycare casualty hospitals

Discovery: Keycare Casualty Hospitals

On KeyCare Plus you are covered in any network casualty unit at one of the KeyCare network hospitals (see below)....