Discovery Health is the medical aid leader in South Africa, boasting over two million members, R7 billion in reserves and a global credit rating of AA+. Established in 1992, this medical aid provider is one of four businesses held by Discovery, which is a JSE-listed company and employs over 5,200 people.
Who should use this provider?
Discovery Health provides an excellent range of medical aid options designed to cover the full spectrum of client needs, from affordable but basic hospital plans to comprehensive, executive packages. Discovery Health options are ideal for families, professionals and retirees seeking affordable, comprehensive health cover, and for those on chronic medication or in need of specialised medical care.
Discovery Health Medical Aid Special Benefits
- Annual increases to member contributions are consistently lower than the industry average.
- Full cover is guaranteed for medical specialists, eradicating out-of-pocket payments.
- Select health plans offer cover for emergency medical evacuations abroad.
- Medicopters provide emergency and evacuation services within South Africa.
- All plans offer full cover for chronic medication for covered conditions.
- All members have unrestricted access to oncology, renal and HIV programs.
- Any unused funds in members' medical savings accounts are carried over to the next year.