Discovery health medical has been around for
more than twenty years and is now the biggest medical scheme in South Africa.
The company prides itself on its many innovations and the fact that they
enjoy a very high customer satisfaction rate. The company also enjoys an excellent international credit
They offer many different plans that aim to
make provision for every possible need and budget. The company is especially focused on helping members to live
healthier lifestyles and to remain fit. They do this by means of several reward
How does Discovery medical help people to be
The Discovery medical aid realizes that people need
specific goals before they can be motivated to achieve anything. That is why the scheme has implemented certain
benefits that aim at motivating members to lead more active and healthy lifestyles. These benefits include the
There is a gym benefit that requires members to pay only a small once-off activation fee
and a modest monthly amount. This will make them full members of Virgin Active. Every time a
member goes to the gymnasium he earns points. These points are added to the member’s vitality
points, increasing the reward earned by the member.
are also issued with a Discovery credit card. If this card is used to pay for gym membership
points are earned and it is even possible to receive cash back on gym
encourages its members to take part in certain sporting events and participants are rewarded with
points. It is not only those that are fit that can enter such events; everybody is encouraged,
regardless of the level of fitness.
Members are able to
schedule fitness assessments at the cost of Discovery. This will allow them to embark upon a
balanced exercise regime.
also schedule wellness and nutritional assessments. These assessments also help members to lead
healthier lifestyles by changing their diets and by following the guidelines provided by the
professionals that conduct the assessments. Members that volunteer for such assessments also
receive points and even discounts.
Members of all
the various Discovery medical aid plans are able to book preventive check-ups. Glucose levels,
blood pressure and cholesterol levels are checked on a regular basis and in this way potential
diseases can be avoided.
The various tests and benefits listed above
all aim to help members to improve their lifestyles and to enjoy better health and an improved quality of life.
Some of the assessments can even be done online while others may require a visit to the doctor. Very few other
schemes take such an active interest in the overall wellbeing of their members.
Discovery Health medical scheme offers potential
members nineteen different plans. These plans are designed to make sure that everybody is able to afford at least
Many people cannot afford comprehensive cover
but they still need to make provision for major medical expenses in cases of accidents and where hospitalization is
required. In such cases a straight forward Discovery hospital plan may be the best solution. All the plans offer cover for those
conditions contained in the Minimum Benefits list, as prescribed by law. © Medical Aid