Key Health Medical
The Key Health Medical Scheme was originally
found to provide medical aid to local government employees. In came about in 2007 when two schemes merged: Global
Health and Munimed Medical Scheme. Today it is an open scheme with more than eighty five thousand members. It
boasts that it is one of the most affordable medical schemes in South Africa.
What does Keyhealth
The scheme offers five plans that include various degrees of cover for
hospitalization and day-to-day medical expenses:
1. The Essence Plan This plan is
affordable with a monthly premium of just under a thousand rand for the principal member. It may be ideal for young
people that just started earning and that are healthy enough to get by with very basic cover and hospital benefits.
Members may be required to use specified hospitals and medical practitioners. If they fail to do so they may be
liable for the additional cost.
2. The Equilibrium Plan This is the
ideal plan for small families. It offers basic cover for everyday medical expenses, treatment and medication for
some chronic diseases and some hospital cover. Monthly premiums start at just over a thousand rand per month for
the principal member and approximately four hundred rand for children. In cases of hospitalization it is sometimes
necessary to obtain prior authorization from the scheme.
3. The Silver Plan.The cover offered
by this plan is very similar to the Equilibrium plan but it includes much better hospital cover. Premiums start at
just over two thousand rand per month for the main member and four hundred rand for
4. The Gold and Platinum Plans These
are the flagships of Key Health. Membership of the Gold plan start at two thousand eight hundred rand and the
Platinum plan begins at just over four and a half thousand rand. These plans offer comprehensive cover that will
take care of both in-hospital and out-of-hospital medical expenses. Members of other plans in the range are able to
upgrade to these plans as their budgets increase and as their medical needs grow.
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Other benefits offered by the
Key Health Medical Scheme
All members of Key Medical
Aid have the option to join the Health Booster program. This is a wellness program that
places the emphasis on preventive medical care. Early diagnosis of potentially fatal diseases often
save lives and it is often much cheaper to prevent disease than to treat it. This program also offers
members additional benefits such as cheaper gymnasium memberships and even cheaper
members have full access to the OneCare Specialist Network. This allows members to use the internet to
find out which doctors and specialists are part of the scheme’s pre-approved network. Using
practitioners that are part of the network save members money and expedite
The Key Health scheme also offer members
extensive online information services, webmail and SMS notification
The Key Health Medical Scheme aims to provide its members
with quality medical cover at affordable premiums. Key Health It has a
long history in the industry and it is regarded with respect by its members.
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