Fraud and billing abuse account for 15% of medical aid premiums

Updated: 27/05/19I though that i had better post this… unbelievable that your medical aid premiums are an estimated 15% higher due to fraud and billing abuse. Over R1 billion rand is saved/ recovered just from Discovery Health having stringent fraud … Read more

Discovery Health Medical Aid Scheme and University of the Witwatersrand Staff Medical Aid Fund to merge

Updated: 23/09/17Discovery Health and the University of the Witwatersrand Staff Medical Aid Fund are to merge 1 January 2018 The Acting Registrar of Medical Schemes has approved the merger between the Discovery Health Medical Scheme and the University of Witwatersrand … Read more

Discovery Health’s notification regarding the ConCourt ruling on Medical Savings Accounts

Updated: 23/06/17This is what Discovery Health have notified regards the Constitutional Court ruling regarding medical Savings accounts The post about this Constitutional Court ruling, can be read here. What follows is the notification that Discovery Health released yesterday: Constitutional Court … Read more

The Health Plan Protector

Updated: 21/11/17Discovery still offer the Health Plan Protector- a good option for anyone on Discovery Health UPDATE: November 2017— The Health Plan Protector has been discontinued for new business. My Thoughts: If you have this product– keep it, or discuss … Read more

Discovery Health Update for 2017

Updated: 22/10/16Update for Discovery Health for 2017 (as per information from the Discovery Health launch) New Smart Plan (the Essential Smart Plan) Introduction of DiabetesCare. Contribution increases, from 7.8% to 14.9% (dependant on plan type)… Overall weighted increase in gross … Read more

Discovery Health Medical Scheme and Afrox Medical Aid Society to merge.

Updated: 15/09/16The Acting Registrar for Medical Schemes has confirmed that Discovery Health Medical Scheme and Afrox Medical Aid Society will merge with effect from 1 May 2014. Remember it Pays to have Cover Kenny Williamson [email protected]

Discovery Health and PG Bison Medical Aid Society to merge

Updated: 15/09/16As per Circular 20 of 2014: The Acting Registrar of Medical Schemes has confirmed the merger between Discovery Health Medical Scheme and PG Bison Medical Aid Society, with effect from the 1st of May 2014. It pays to have … Read more

Why Discovery health?

Updated: 15/09/16Good day everyone, When looking at schemes (to market), there are a few factors that are important. Here are 3 things to look at: Size– very important, what size is the risk pool from which to pay benefits? Average … Read more