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Choosing a Medical Aid in South Africa


 

  

  

Key Medical Aid Wide Range of Medical Aid Options to Choose From  

Key medical aid, also known as Key Health medical aid, provides a wide range of medical aid options. From hospital cover to a full comprehensive option are available, providing you with the possibility of finding an affordable medical aid.

Key Medical AidWith Key Health you only pay for the benefits you receive, you do not pay extra for rewards programs or gym memberships you do not need.

Key Health offers 5 options to choose from and you are sure to find a plan that suits your needs. Key health compares well with other medical aid schemes in relation to premiums and benefits. The plans are:

The Platinum plan: This is the most comprehensive plan available at Key health with 100% Key health rates cover for hospital benefits. A very generous day to day cover; up to R7010 for the principle member with additional cover for other beneficiaries are included. Cover starts at R4630 per month.

Key medical aid provides a wide range of medical aid options to choose from.

The Gold plan: This plan has unlimited hospital cover that pays up to 100% of scheme rates. This plan contains a medical savings account coupled with generous day to day benefits. Premiums start from R2830 per month.

The Silver plan: The Silver plan provides unlimited hospital cover paid at 100% of the key health rates. It also includes adequate day to day benefits. Cover starts at R2122 per month.

The Equilibrium Plan: This plan contains unlimited hospital cover paid up to 100% of the key health rates. Specialists are cover at up to 150% of the scheme rates for in-hospital services. A medical savings account covers your day to day benefits. Cover starts at R1274 per month.

The Essence Plan: This is a hospital plan with an unlimited overall annual limit. This plan pays up to 100% of the Key health rates. This plan does not include day to day cover. Premiums start at R 985 per month.

Included in all the plans are the Health Booster plan: This plan mainly focuses on preventive medical care. The plan is more like an added benefit that a separate plan. Some of the health booster plan’s benefits are:

  • Preventative care; including immunizations, vaccinations and flu shots.
  • Early detection tests: pap smears, mammograms, prostate tests, heath assessment and HIV/AIDS tests and counselling.
  • Screening tests like blood pressure and cholesterol.
  • A weight loss program.
  • Maternity benefits including consultations and scans. This benefit needs to be pre authorised.

Young adults up to the age of 21 pays child rates, these rates are also provided for full time students registered at a recognised learning institution. The students will receive these rates up to the age of 25.

For a medical aid quote at Key medical aid, visit the Key Health website and request a call back, otherwise visit your medical aid broker who will provide you with a quote and all the information you need regarding benefits, exclusions and waiting periods. © Medical Aid Plan