How to join Discovery Health

The best, biggest, affordable and most secure Medical Aid.

Discovery Health has 23 plans - all with unlimited private hospital cover, out of hospital benefits and full cover in extensive healthcare networks!
It is certainly the finest medical aid for you and your family and you are sure to find a plan to meet your needs and pocket!

  • Affordable contributions - which are on average 16.4% lower than other South African medical schemes - give you real value for money!
  • Advanced digital health technology allows you smooth, instant support, 24/7.
  • Industry-leading financial stability gives you the peace of mind that your claims will be paid and the company is solvent.
  • Access to wide ranging and unique benefits, care programmes and services that ensure you and your doctor can access the best healthcare available when you need it.
  • Access to the world’s leading science-based wellness programme, Vitality.
  • Discovery Health Medical Scheme is South Africa’s most-loved medical aid. No wonder it is rated #1!

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    THE BEST HOSPITAL BENEFITS
  • No overall limit hospital cover with every plan.
  • Use any private hospital on most plans.
  • Use network hospitals and get discounted rates!
  • Cover includes the hospital, admitting doctor, anaesthetist and any other approved healthcare professional accounts.
  • Full cover when you use linked doctors, specialists and other healthcare professionals!
  • Emergencies are covered in full.
  • Full cover for a defined list of procedures done in network day surgeries!
  • CHRONIC BENEFITS - All the plans cover approved medicine for the PMB Chronic Disease List conditions. Certain plans cover additional conditions.
    Use network providers and get full cover and have your medicine delivered to your door!
    DiabetesCare and HIVCare programmes, together with your Premier Plus GP, will help you manage your specific chronic conditions.

    You have unlimited cancer cover.

    DAY TO DAY SAVINGS - On selected plans, day-to-day medical expenses (like GP, specialist consultations, medicine, radiology and pathology) are paid from a savings fund. Unused funds carry over to the next year.
    The Smart plans offer unlimited network benefits with a co-payment when you use them.
    The KeyCare and Start plans offer primary care through a network of GPs.

    DAY TO DAY EXTENDER BENEFIT - Kicks in when when your savings are used. Discovery Health will pay further costs for essential network healthcare services.
    Depending on your plan, you can get full cover for GP consultation fees, blood tests, preferred day-to-day medicine, antenatal consultations, kids casualty visits, video call consultations with paediatricians and some external medical items.

    ABOVE THRESHOLD BENEFIT - Certain plans have a safety net that gives you further day-to-day cover. Once your claims add up to your threshold, Discovery Health pay the rest of your claims for that year - depending your plan limits.

    MATERNITY BENEFITS - All plans offer comprehensive materinty and early childhood benefits, paid by the scheme.

    SCREENING and PREVENTION BENEFIT - You and your children have access to cover that tests for detection and early warning signs of serious illness.

    INTERNATIONAL SECOND OPINIONS - for life-threatening and life-changing conditions.

    INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL BENEFIT

    AFRICA EVACUATION BENEFIT

    OVERSEAS BENEFIT - for treatments that not covered in South Africa.

    HOME-BASED CARE - quality care in your home.

    COMPASSIONATE CARE BENEFIT

    A DEFINED LIST OF THE LATEST TREATMENTS.

    DISCOUNTED OPTICAL FRAMES AND LENSES

    ADDITIONBAL BENEFITS for allied, therapeutic, psychology servioces and extended medical items.

    NON-INVASIVE PRE-NATAL TESTING and newborn screening.

    Vitality is the world’s leading science-based behavioural-change programme that encourages and rewards you for leading a healthier lifestyle and for driving well.

    Benefits from joining VITALITY are:

    Benefits are plan dependent.

    Check these PLAN BENEFIT VIDEOS: (they offer a brief benefit explanation of each plan).

    EXECUTIVE PLAN - From R 6,541
    The most extensive cover for in-hospital and day-to-day benefits with extended chronic medicine cover and an unlimited Above Threshold Benefit.



    COMPREHENSIVE PLAN - From R 4,062
    Comprehensive cover for in-hospital and day-to-day cover with extended chronic medicine cover and an unlimited Above Threshold Benefit.



    PRIORITY SERIES - From R 3,010
    Cost-effective in-hospital cover, essential chronic medicine cover and day-to-day benefits with a limited Above Threshold Benefit.

    Lowest cost unlimited hospital and comprehensive day to day plan in South Africa!


    SAVER SERIES - From R1,915
    The most economical in-hospital cover, essential chronic medicine cover and day-to-day benefits through a Medical Savings Account.

    These plans are amongst the lowest cost Hospital and Savings plans in SA!


    CORE SERIES - From R 1,543
    A value-for-money hospital plan that provides unlimited private hospital cover and essential cover for chronic medicine with no day-to-day cover.



    SMART SERIES - From R 1,285
    The most cost-effective in-hospital cover, essential chronic medicine cover plus limited day-to-day cover if you?re willing to use providers in a specified network.



    KEYCARE SERIES - From R 839
    Affordable medical cover if you?re willing to use providers in a specified network for both in-hospital and out-of-hospital treatment.
    Best, ideal, affordable plan for pensioners and families on a strict budget.


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    With a current market share of 53% in the open market in South Afica and one of the most secure medical aids, why look anywhere else!

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