Brokers News

Brokers News

Helping younger clients save with Elect and Fedhealth NexGen Gap Cover

These days, medical aid is a must – even for your clients who are young and healthy.

New brand campaign is all about finding the perfect medical aid fit

We think you’d agree that Fedhealth's uniquely high level of customisation is our biggest differentiator!

NHI Bill: A bleak prospect in its current form

In the beginning of 2024, President Cyril Ramaphosa reiterated that the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill would definitely be implemented in due course.

Spotlight on Savvy

Fedhealth’s latest option for career-starting digital natives under the age of 35, flexiFEDSavvy, continues to attract the intended younger and healthier membership base.

Delivering the goods: flexiFEDSavvy

Fedhealth’s newest option, flexiFEDSavvy, has exceeded the Scheme’s expectations by doubling its anticipated membership in 2023, with an average member age of 30 years.

Protection for your under-35 clients, earning potential for you

Times are tough, and for Fedhealth finding new ways to keep our offering affordable without compromising on the quality and richness of members’ benefits is always a big priority.

flexiFEDSavvy – the perfect medical aid option for career starters!

January is a month of many firsts. For your under-35 clients who are first time entrants to the job market, and who are looking for good medical aid cover that won’t break the bank on an entry-level salary, we’ve got just the solution.

Seeing out 2023, and positively anticipating 2024

As I write this, many of us are wrapping up those final projects and loose ends of the year as we prepare for the December holidays and festive season.

Continuing to shift borders with a brand new flexiFEDSavvy campaign!

At the 2024 Fedhealth Broker Product Launch, we promised to keep shifting medical aid borders in the year to come – in order to bring your clients innovative medical aid solutions that adapt to their changing healthcare needs, lifestyles and budgets.


By now, Fedhealth’s flexiFEDSavvy members would have received communication about the Republic of Savvy app.

SGM outcome – members vote  overwhelmingly AGAINST three motions brought forward by five former Trustees

Fedhealth held a Special General Meeting (SGM) on Wednesday, 26 July 2023.

The flexiFEDSavvy Online Application Form for individual members is now ready

We’ve concluded developing a dedicated online application form for brokers who write direct business and are looking to sign up individual members to flexiFEDSavvy (i.e. members who are NOT part of an employer group).

Financials Roadshow presentation

We are pleased to share Fedhealth’s Financials Roadshow presentation with you. Jeremy Yatt, Fedhealth’s Principal Officer, was recorded during his session at The Forum in Bryanston on 22 June 2023.

National Health Insurance… where to from here for medical schemes?

The passing of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill by the National Assembly on 13 June has sparked widespread outrage from concerned parties, from private medical scheme members to healthcare providers and more.

Understanding Fedhealth’s 30-day upgrade benefit

Fedhealth is the only scheme that allows members to upgrade to a higher option within 30 days of a life-changing event diagnosis, such as a pregnancy or serious illness like cancer.

New flexiFED Savvy campaign is all about saving the buck!

Due to its very nature of providing affordable medical aid to healthy, digitally savvy under-35s, Fedhealth’s flexiFED Savvy option has a young and light tone…

Using online application forms on the Broker Portal

All of us would like to save time, right? The Broker Portal was introduced to help our brokers do just that.

Ensuring optimal healthcare for our members with gene testing

Fedhealth is pleased to be one of the first open medical schemes in South Africa to offer precision medicine-based genetic testing directly to its members, through Intelligene, a South African medical bio-tech company that specialises in genetic testing.

Why do we use the term ‘supercharged’ for our flexiFED hospital plans?

As a Scheme, Fedhealth appreciates interaction with our stakeholders, including our brokers.

A Healthy State of Financial Affairs: Fedhealth’s reserves and Global Credit Rating

Last year open medical scheme Health Squared found itself at the point of no return when its reserves fell to just above 2% (well below the statutory requirement of 25%), and its Board of Trustees had to apply for voluntary liquidation.

Take a hike: Fedhealth’s cheeky new campaign

Every price imaginable is being hiked – from fuel and electricity, to daily living expenses. For members on competing schemes, the end of their “payment holiday” is just the latest cherry on top.

Kids taking a gap year? flexiFEDSavvy is the perfect option for them

It’s the start of a new year, and it’s not unheard of for some matriculants to head overseas for a gap year before commencing their studies in South Africa.

Fedhealth to offer genetic testing to improve members’ health

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with medical bio-tech company Intelligene. This collaboration will offer exciting opportunities for genetic testing of Fedhealth members to improve the efficiency of medication, mitigate health risks by identifying possible future illnesses, and even optimise an individual’s lifestyle by pinpointing the nutrition and lifestyle best suited to their genetic make-up.

FREE International travel insurance and Pet Care Benefit from Sanlam Reality Access

We’d like to remind all Fedhealth members that they get FREE membership to Sanlam Reality on the Reality Access membership option, which entitles them to FREE International Travel Insurance and a Pet Care Benefit!

Introducing flexiFEDSavvy – affordable medical aid for the digital generation!

Fedhealth is kicking off 2023 on a high note with the launch of a brand new, affordable hospital plan specifically for the digital generation: flexiFEDSavvy