Oxygen

Oxygen medical aid merged with the powerful Medshield Scheme in October 2010, becoming the fourth largest medical aid scheme in the country, with a total beneficiary base of 161 456 people (as of 2014). This provider has a healthy solvency ratio and a global credit rating of AA-, so you can rest assured that the company is financially secure and able to settle members' claims.

Who should use this provider?

Medshield's comprehensive range of medical aid options has been designed to provide adequate medical cover for all customers, from those who are young, healthy and single to growing families, to elderly individuals who need cover for chronic conditions, access to generous day-to-day benefits and comprehensive in-hospital cover.

Oxygen Medical Aid Special Benefits

  • One-day turnaround of all claims and an average 14-second call response time.
  • All members have access to a range of useful disease and cost management programmes, including oncology, hospital management, chronic medicine management and AIDS programmes, as well as programmes for managing chronic diseases such as coronary heart disease, asthma and diabetes.
  • You and your family have access to emergency medical services, including medical guidance over the telephone, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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