Discovery Health Medical Aid Scheme: 2017

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Medical aid plans

Discovery: All the 2018 medical aid plans

A full list of all plans offered by Discovery Health medical aid, together with individual costs as well as costs per family and all benefits.

Discovery benefits:

In hospital benefits

Discovery in-hospital benefits: 2017

In-hospital benefits, compared, for all Discovery medical aid plans 2017

Discovery out-of-hospital benefits: 2017

Out-of-hospital benefits, compared, for all Discovery medical aid plans 2017

Discovery oncology benefits: 2017

Oncology benefits, compared, for all Discovery plans 2017

Discovery maternity benefits: 2017

Maternity benefits, compared, for all Discovery medical aid plans 2017

Discovery dentistry benefits: 2017

Dentistry benefits, compared, for all Discovery medical aid plans 2017

Discovery optometry benefits: 2017

Optometry benefits, compared, for all Discovery plans 2017

Discovery medicine benefits: 2017

Medicine benefits, compared, for all Discovery medical aid plans

Discovery mental health benefits: 2017

Mental health benefits, compared, for all Discovery medical aid plans 2017
Preventative benefits of medical aids

Discovery preventative benefits: 2017

Preventative benefits, compared, for all Discovery medical aid plans 2017
Other medical aid benefits

Discovery other benefits: 2017

Other benefits, compared, for all Discovery medical aid plans 2017

Discovery articles:

Discovery Management Programs

A write up of the management programs offered by Discovery Health medical aid, including oncology and HIV programs

Discovery Chronic Condition coverage

Full list of all the chronic conditions covered by each of the Discovery Health plans, including information about PMBs and medicine formularies

Discovery Delta Network

A full list of all the hospitals in the Discovery Health network, and which plans require the use of these networks.

Discovery Claims: How claims are paid

How each plan on Discovery Health pays for claims, including in and out-of-hospital expenses. Compare across plans to find the right one for you
Medical aid plans

Discovery: All the 2018 medical aid plans

A full list of all plans offered by Discovery Health medical aid, together with individual costs as well as costs per family and all benefits.
Hospital network

Discovery Smart Plan network hospitals

Please note that the hospital list may change at Discovery's discretion. The list is current...

Discovery: Benefits compared across all plans

We have compared all the benefits across each Discovery plan, so you can see at...
Hospital network

Discovery “Delta Network” hospitals

List of network hospitals for Discovery comprehensive delta plans
Hospital network

Discovery “Smart Network”

Smart network Listed below are all the network hospitals on the Discovery Smart plans (both Essential...
Hospital network

Discovery “Keycare Network” hospitals

Keycare Network Listed below are all the network hospitals on the Discovery Keycare plans (both Core...
Hospital network

Discovery Network Hospitals

A list of all hospitals that fall under Discovery Health networks

About Discovery Health plans

Discovery Health has 9 different groups of plans (Executive, Comprehensive, Saver, Core, Priority, Smart, Keycare Plus, Keycare Access and Keycare Core).

Frequently Asked Questions

All the jargon explained

DSP A Designated Service Provider (DSP) is a healthcare provider (doctor, pharmacist, hospital, etc) that is...

How do I change my medical aid plan?

A quick guide to how you can change your medical aid plan, including the resignation procedure, and things to look out for, such as imposed waiting periods from your new scheme

Can I be refused membership of a Medical Aid Scheme?

No. A medical scheme is generally not allowed to refuse you membership, including on the...

What are “Waiting periods”?

Waiting periods are imposed by the medical aid scheme on new members, based on their medical history. The waiting periods can also be applied to Prescribed Minimum Benefits (PMBs).

When can I change my medical aid plan?

Determining when you can change your medical plan depends on whether you want to stay with the same scheme or not.

How do I complain about a medical aid issue?

Start by speaking to your scheme. Put all your communication in writing. Some schemes will...
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