Established in 1968, the Medshield medical aid scheme has (as of 2014) over 76,459 principal members and a total beneficiary base of 161,456 people. It's currently the fourth largest medial aid scheme in the country.
Medshield has a global credit rating of AA- and an impressive solvency ratio of over 55.93%, which is well above the regulated benchmark. It's a financially solid medical aid with proven ability to pay members' claims quickly and in full.
Who should use this provider?
Medshield’s range of medical aid options caters for all age and income groups. Whether you’re an active, single person with no financial constraints, a member of a growing family for which cost-effective medical aid is the primary concern, or an elderly retiree who suffers from a chronic condition, this medical scheme has a product suited to your healthcare needs.
Medshield Medical Aid Special Benefits
- All members have free access to Medshield's "Aid for AIDS" programme and an oncology programme helps manage treatment plans for cancer patients.
- A chronic medication management programme authorises payment for high-quality, cost-effective medications for specified chronic conditions.
- A disease management programme supports the management of chronic diseases, including diabetes, coronary heart disease and asthma.
- Members and their dependants have access to free emergency services.