5 Reasons Why Discovery Health

The Discovery Health Medical Scheme is South Africa’s largest and most stable medical scheme by far, with over 2.6 million members, the widest plan range, over R11 billion in reserves, and the highest possible credit rating (AA+) for the ability to pay members’ claims. There rich benefits, competitive contributions and great service have resulted in Discovery Health being voted #1 by members, doctors, employers and financial advisers.

With that in mind, here are 5 Reasons Why Discovery Health should be you number 1 Choice when looking for Medical Aid cover.

The Lowest Contribution;

One of the benefits of the Discovery Health Medical Scheme is their ability to contain healthcare costs and pass on these savings to its members. On a like-for-like basis, Discovery Health Medical Scheme Plan contributions are as much as 14% lower than those of any other South African Medical Scheme.

The Richest Benefits & Features Like Full Cover Within Networks;

Members will always enjoy full cover and avoid co-payments when visiting a specialist or GP who the Scheme has a payment arrangement with, when getting medicine on there day-to-day preferred medicine list from one of the 2000 pharmacies in the pharmacy network, or when using hospitals in the Network. Discovery Health even covers a range of preventative tests from cholesterol to HIV screening without members having to use the money in their Medical Savings Account.

Savings on HealthyCare Products, Stem Cell Banking, Optometry and More;

Discovery Health and Vitality offer savings of up to 25% on a comprehensive list of HealthCare products at Clicks and Dis-Chem, and up to 25% off stem cell storage and other Netcells® Biosciences offerings. Members can also enjoy savings of up to 20% off frames and lenses at an optometrist in the Discovery Health Network.

Vitality: Get Healthy. Get Rewarded;

By being part of Discovery Health Medical Scheme, members have an opportunity to join Vitality, the world’s leading science-based wellness programme that encourages members to get healthier, and give them fantastic rewards.

Vitality can save members up to 80% on gym fees, up to 25% on HealtyGear items at Totalsports and Sportsmans Warehouse, up to 25% on HealthFood items at Pick n Pay or Woolworths, up to 35% on local and international flights, up to 50% on accommodation, and much, much more.

Technology Unlocks The Best of Care;

The Discovery Health app and Website have both been purpose-built to help members get the most out of their health plan.

Discovery HealthID, an award-winning app for doctors, allows doctors to digitally access members health records and write electronic prescriptions, all with the touch of a finger, after they have given permission.

The online booking facility and virtual consultations allow members to conveniently connect with their doctor.

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