What is medical aid?
Medical aid is a form of insurance where you pay a monthly amount – called a contribution or premium – […]READ MORE
How do medical schemes work?
Medical schemes are legal bodies registered in terms of the Medical Schemes Act for the purpose of defraying medical expenses […]READ MORE
Why should I have a medical aid plan?
If you don’t want to rely on South Africa’s public health system, getting medical treatment from a private provider can […]READ MORE
What are medical aid waiting periods?
When you join a medical aid scheme, you’ll usually be subjected to a period of time after you join where […]READ MORE
What are prescribed minimum benefits? (PMBs)
Prescribed Minimum Benefits (PMBs) are a set of pre-defined conditions that all medical schemes in South Africa have to cover, […]READ MORE
What is a co-payment?
Depending on the plan you’re on or the healthcare provider you use, your medical aid plan may not cover your […]READ MORE
What do hospital plans cover?
Hospital plans cover only the treatment costs if you’re admitted to hospital. These costs include things like hospital fees, anaesthetists […]READ MORE
What are hospital cash plans vs. hospital plans?
It’s easy to confuse the two but they are actually very different forms of cover: A hospital cash back plan […]READ MORE
How does medical aid work?
In return for paying a monthly amount – called a contribution – medical aid covers you financially for various medical […]READ MORE
How do medical aid savings work?
With medical aid savings, part of your contribution is paid into a savings account and is not pooled with other […]READ MORE