Momentum Custom Associate (associate chronic) medical aid plan: 2017

Out-of-hospital, scheme pays for some: maternity, preventative benefits. Limits apply. All else paid from out of pocket, unless PMB. Pay for maximum 3 children.

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IN HOSPITAL PROCEDURES:
Payout Rate for Specialists:
Overall Annual Limit (OAL):
Unlimited overall, with sub-limits
Contributions:
Main: Adult: Child:
Total Cost: R1,573 R1,219 R556
Children: Pay for maximum 3 children
Day-to-Day Benefit:
Out-of-hospital, scheme pays for some: maternity, preventative benefits. Limits apply. All else paid from out of pocket, unless PMB.
Main: Adult: Child:
(S) Savings: R0- R0- R0-

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Hospital Choice:
  • Network hospitals
Specialised Radiology:
  • Unlimited with a R2,030 co-payment
Supplementary Services: (Physio, etc)
Transplants:
  • Recipient: Unlimited
  • Donor R17,600 cadaver costs and R35,700 for live donor costs. Only covered if recipient is a member of the scheme
Co-payments:
  • Gastroscopies, nail surgery, cystoscopies, colonoscopies, sigmoidoscopies, removing of extensive skin lesions: R500 co-payment if done in day-clinic
  • Otherwise, R1,200 co-payment for most admissions other than for maternity, motor accident and emergency treatment
  • Specialised radiology: R2,030 co-payment
Alternatives to hospitals:
  • Medical rehabilitation, private nursing, hospice and step-down facilities: R44,400 per family. Paid by scheme.

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OUT OF HOSPITAL BENEFITS:
GP consultations:
  • Paediatrician: 2 consults for infants up to 1yr
  • 1 GP consult per person, paid by scheme, every 1-5 years (frequency depends on age)
  • Otherwise, no benefit unless PMB
Overall Annual Limit (OAL):
Unlimited overall, with sub-limits
Contributions:
Main: Adult: Child:
Total Cost: R1,573 R1,219 R556
Children: Pay for maximum 3 children
Day-to-Day Benefit:
Out-of-hospital, scheme pays for some: maternity, preventative benefits. Limits apply. All else paid from out of pocket, unless PMB.
Main: Adult: Child:
(S) Savings: R0- R0- R0-

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Specialists consultations:
  • No benefit, unless PMB
Pathology:
  • No benefit, unless PMB
General radiology:
  • No benefit, unless PMB
Specialised radiology:
  • Unlimited with a R2,030 co-payment
Supplementary Services: (Physio, etc)
  • No benefit, unless PMB

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MATERNITY BENEFITS:
Hospital stay:
  • 100% scheme rate
Overall Annual Limit (OAL):
Unlimited overall, with sub-limits
Contributions:
Main: Adult: Child:
Total Cost: R1,573 R1,219 R556
Children: Pay for maximum 3 children
Day-to-Day Benefit:
Out-of-hospital, scheme pays for some: maternity, preventative benefits. Limits apply. All else paid from out of pocket, unless PMB.
Main: Adult: Child:
(S) Savings: R0- R0- R0-

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Consultations:
  • 12 consults, paid by scheme
Scans:
  • 2 x 2D scans, paid by scheme

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CANCER (ONCOLOGY):
Overall coverage (in and out of hospital):
  • R300,000 per person, with a 20% co-payment thereafter

Note: All oncology benefits are assessed on a case-by-case basis, and are subject to protocols, preferred providers and scheme rules. Benefit covers out-of-hospital treatment too, like chemotherapy.
Overall Annual Limit (OAL):
Unlimited overall, with sub-limits
Contributions:
Main: Adult: Child:
Total Cost: R1,573 R1,219 R556
Children: Pay for maximum 3 children
Day-to-Day Benefit:
Out-of-hospital, scheme pays for some: maternity, preventative benefits. Limits apply. All else paid from out of pocket, unless PMB.
Main: Adult: Child:
(S) Savings: R0- R0- R0-

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DENTISTRY:
Dentistry:
  • One dental consultation per year
  • In-hospital: maxillo-facial surgery, impacted wisdom teeth and general anaesthesia for children under 7yrs: R1,200 co-payment and surgeon accounts paid out-of-pocket
Overall Annual Limit (OAL):
Unlimited overall, with sub-limits
Contributions:
Main: Adult: Child:
Total Cost: R1,573 R1,219 R556
Children: Pay for maximum 3 children
Day-to-Day Benefit:
Out-of-hospital, scheme pays for some: maternity, preventative benefits. Limits apply. All else paid from out of pocket, unless PMB.
Main: Adult: Child:
(S) Savings: R0- R0- R0-

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Orthodontics:
  • No benefit
Maxillo Facial Surgery:

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MEDICATION:
Chronic:
  • PMB chronic: paid by scheme, from Network provider
Overall Annual Limit (OAL):
Unlimited overall, with sub-limits
Contributions:
Main: Adult: Child:
Total Cost: R1,573 R1,219 R556
Children: Pay for maximum 3 children
Day-to-Day Benefit:
Out-of-hospital, scheme pays for some: maternity, preventative benefits. Limits apply. All else paid from out of pocket, unless PMB.
Main: Adult: Child:
(S) Savings: R0- R0- R0-

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Acute (presrcibed) medication:
  • No benefit
Over-the-counter:
  • No benefit
Birth Control:
  • No benefit
On Discharge:
  • 7 days supply
Notes:

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OPTOMETRY:
Optometry:
  • No benefit
Overall Annual Limit (OAL):
Unlimited overall, with sub-limits
Contributions:
Main: Adult: Child:
Total Cost: R1,573 R1,219 R556
Children: Pay for maximum 3 children
Day-to-Day Benefit:
Out-of-hospital, scheme pays for some: maternity, preventative benefits. Limits apply. All else paid from out of pocket, unless PMB.
Main: Adult: Child:
(S) Savings: R0- R0- R0-

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MENTAL HEALTH:
In-hospital:
  • R32,100 per person
Overall Annual Limit (OAL):
Unlimited overall, with sub-limits
Contributions:
Main: Adult: Child:
Total Cost: R1,573 R1,219 R556
Children: Pay for maximum 3 children
Day-to-Day Benefit:
Out-of-hospital, scheme pays for some: maternity, preventative benefits. Limits apply. All else paid from out of pocket, unless PMB.
Main: Adult: Child:
(S) Savings: R0- R0- R0-

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Out-of-hospital:

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OTHER BENEFITS:
General Appliances:
  • In-hospital: R5,630 per family
  • Out-of-hospital: No benefit
Overall Annual Limit (OAL):
Unlimited overall, with sub-limits
Contributions:
Main: Adult: Child:
Total Cost: R1,573 R1,219 R556
Children: Pay for maximum 3 children
Day-to-Day Benefit:
Out-of-hospital, scheme pays for some: maternity, preventative benefits. Limits apply. All else paid from out of pocket, unless PMB.
Main: Adult: Child:
(S) Savings: R0- R0- R0-

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1.1. Hearing Aids:
  • No benefit
1.2. Wheelchairs:
  • No benefit
Dialysis:
  • Unlimited, at Network chronic provider
HIV:
  • HIV related admissions: R62,500 per family
  • Since HIV is a PMB certain out-of-hospital benefits are automatically covered by all schemes according to protocols
Emergency Transport: Netcare 911
International Coverage:
  • R7.66 million international emergency cover
  • R1,470 co-payment applies for each outpatient claim
Other:

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WELLNESS/PREVENTATIVE BENEFITS:
Flu vaccination:
  • Covered for under 18yrs and 60yrs+
Overall Annual Limit (OAL):
Unlimited overall, with sub-limits
Contributions:
Main: Adult: Child:
Total Cost: R1,573 R1,219 R556
Children: Pay for maximum 3 children
Day-to-Day Benefit:
Out-of-hospital, scheme pays for some: maternity, preventative benefits. Limits apply. All else paid from out of pocket, unless PMB.
Main: Adult: Child:
(S) Savings: R0- R0- R0-

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Pneumonia vaccines:
  • Covered for 60yrs+
Back Rehabilitation Programme:
Biometric Screening:
  • Covered
Child Immunisation:
  • Covered
Pap Smear:
  • Covered for 15yrs+
Mammogram:
  • Covered for 38yrs+, every 2 years
PAS Test:
  • Covered for 40yrs+, every 1-5 years depending on age
HIV Test:
  • Covered for 15yrs+, every 5 years

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PROSTHESIS:
Overal Limit:
Overall Annual Limit (OAL):
Unlimited overall, with sub-limits
Contributions:
Main: Adult: Child:
Total Cost: R1,573 R1,219 R556
Children: Pay for maximum 3 children
Day-to-Day Benefit:
Out-of-hospital, scheme pays for some: maternity, preventative benefits. Limits apply. All else paid from out of pocket, unless PMB.
Main: Adult: Child:
(S) Savings: R0- R0- R0-

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Sub-limits:

    Important!
  • Unless specified, assume that all benefits are paid are paid at 100% scheme rate
  • No limits or co-payments can apply to treatment of PMBs, which is always unlimited, although subject to strict protocols and scheme rules.
  • “Unlimited” benefits are still subject to authorisation, protocols and sublimits
  • Assume that all benefits need to be pre-authorised