Medihelp Medical Aid
With its head office in Pretoria and regional offices in Cape Town,
Bloemfontein, Durban and Port Elizabeth, Medihelp medical aid is one of the largest schemes in South Africa,
offering a wide range of benefits tailored to various ages and budgets.
What is medical aid?
This is the question one must answer when they are in search of medical
aid that will serve their needs within their affordability. It is a difficult task to make a decision one is
presented with a wide range of medical schemes to choose from.
Credited with AA-rating – one of the highest ratings in the industry – by independent ratings
company Global Credit Rating for their consistence in excellent financial performance, Medihelp continuous to
better their service delivery and keep their loyal members as well as bring more on board, all by their
attractive performance and the wide range of benefits on offer.
Aid has a different approach to addressing its members’ needs by appreciating the fact that the more the
different members are, the more the needs will vary.
This scheme aims at satisfying the different lifestyles, ages and budgets
of its members and potential members alike. Its plans address such factors as tailoring packages for both
low-income and high-income earners.
The following are their products:
- Dimension Prime 1
- Dimension Prime 2
- Dimension Prime 3
A basic hospital plan that offers comprehensive hospitalisation cover,
including day-to-day benefits, access to this product is restricted to a network of healthcare providers appointed
by the scheme. Members are covered for treatment of acute conditions as it is prescribed by a network professional.
The medication also has to come from that pool selected by the team as network providers of healthcare
The Necesse plan allows for medication for chronic conditions to be
procured from a preferred pharmacy. Apart from that, it also covers such other services as x-rays and blood tests
that may be requested by an approved general practitioner. Hospitalisation as well as scheduled and emergency care
is also covered under this plan.
This is one plan that is ideal for those that are at peace with the
thought of having a comprehensive medical cover and want to maintain their health. This also has one of the best
hospital plans as membersbenefit from private hospitalisation. Including preventative care benefits the cover also
takes care of day-to-day benefits, prescribed minimum benefits and trauma
Dimension Prime 2
Apart from day-to-day benefits, this option has a savings account from
which members can draw benefit from such services as eye care and
Dimension Prime 3
Designed to offer complete medical cover, and with the benefit of access
to emergency medical services, this option also includes:
- General radiology and pathology benefits
- Optometry benefits
- Dentistry benefits
- Day-to-day benefits
- Preventative care benefits
It also covers the diagnosis, treatment and care of 26 chronic
As is the case with many medical aid schemes, Medihelp has the plan that
is completely comprehensive. This option covers all of the benefits in the other options and gives the member
access great range of benefits from ample day-to-day benefits to major medical benefits. Members of this option
enjoy unlimited treatment as well as medical and surgical services. The preventative care benefits that fall under
this plan include vaccinations (flu, HPV, tetanus) and an array of health tests.
In addition,pregnancy consultations and paediatric consultations are part
and parcel of this plan.
Knowing and understanding one’s needs and budget
makes it easier to identify the best medical scheme and finding a suitable plan. ©
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