Discovery Health - Essential Saver Medical Aid Plan

Discovery Health - Essential Saver

Economical private hospital cover, with cover up to 100% of the Discovery Health rate for in-hospital specialists, and good cover for chronic medication subject to use of a MedXpress network pharmacy.

The Essential Saver plan also provides day-to-day benefits, with 15% of contributions paid to a medical savings account and additional cover from a day-to-day extender benefit.

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


Member: R4 008

Adult: R3 012

Child: R1 596


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 postnatal visits



Member: R3 351

Adult: R 2 514

Per Child: R1 342









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