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Chronic Disease Benefit

Chronic medication is medicine prescribed by a doctor that is life sustaining, i.e. medicine that needs to be taken on an ongoing basis, and without which a life would be endangered.

Our comprehensive Chronic Disease Benefit cares for chronic patients and their specific needs. It covers the following:

  • 65 chronic conditions on maxima PLUS
  • 51 chronic conditions on maxima EXEC
  • 42 chronic conditions if you’re on flexiFED 4
  • 29 chronic conditions if you’re on flexiFED 3
  • 26 Prescribed Minimum Benefit (PMB) conditions on flexiFED 1 and flexiFED 2

How to apply for the Chronic Medicine Benefit

If you’ve been diagnosed with a listed chronic condition, your doctor or pharmacist will need to apply for chronic medication in one of two ways:

  1. By telephone: You, your doctor or pharmacist can call our Chronic Medicine Management (CMM) department on 0860 002 153 between 08h30 and 17h00, Monday to Thursday and 09h00 and 17h00 on Friday,
  2. Online: Apply for chronic medication 24 hours a day via our website.

Want to know more? Read more about the Chronic Disease Benefit here

 

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