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: 2018

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

Discovery out-of-hospital benefits: 2018

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

Discovery oncology benefits: 2018

Oncology benefits, compared, for all Discovery plans 2017

Discovery maternity benefits: 2018

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

Discovery dentistry benefits: 2018

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

Discovery optometry benefits: 2018

Optometry benefits, compared, for all Discovery plans 2017

Discovery medicine benefits: 2018

Medicine benefits, compared, for all Discovery medical aid plans

Discovery mental health benefits: 2018

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

Discovery preventative benefits: 2018

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

Discovery other benefits: 2018

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

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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