Discovery Health - Essential Core Medical Aid Plan

Discovery Health - Essential Core

A value-for-money hospital plan, plus essential cover for chronic medication. The Classic Core covers private hospitalisation at your choice of hospital, with cover for in-hospital specialists at up to 100% of the Discovery rate.

It also provides full cover for approved chronic medication, subject to use of a MedXpress pharmacy. The plan doesn’t include day-to-day benefits.

In Hospital Benefits

Overall Annual Limit

Unlimited at 100% (Discovery Health Rate)


Any hospital

GP's & Specialists

GP's & Specialists: Unlimited
Radiology & Pathology: Unlimited
Oncology: R250 000 (80% after)
Organ Transplants: Treatment Plan
Dialysis: Treatment Plan
Internal Prosthesis: Procedure based


27 PMB's

Out of Hospital Benefits

Saving / Day to Day / OHEB

Not applicable

Pooled Day to Day Benefit

Not applicable

Threshhold / Safety Net

Not applicable

Self-Payment Gap Before Threshold

Not applicable

Above Threshold Limits

Not applicable

Maternity Care

8 Consultations, 2 scans, certain blood tests and post natal visits



Member: R2,855

Adult: R2 141

Per Child: R1 146









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