Aid Offered Unique Benefits and Options
Prosano medical aid amalgamated with Bonitas medical aid in 2012. Prosano was founded in
1976 in the Western Cape and before the merger served more than 32,000 clients. The effect of the merger has
grown it into one of the biggest medical schemes in South Africa.
With a wide variety of products Prosano was able to offer affordable medical
aid options both to public and private clients. Their main philosophy was to ensure effective relationships
with their service providers, the effect of these relationships allowed the clients to receive the best
medical care available in South Africa.
While still in existence Prosano offered 5 medical
aid options: The ProElite that was considered the most comprehensive package the
group offered. The ProClassic, another comprehensive plan with an additional savings
account to cover some of the day to day expenses. The other plans include the ProVision,
Procedure and ProVider, these three plans covered different options as
their names so clearly states.
Some unique benefits Prosano
medical aid prided themselves on
• Full time students up to the age of 27
pay child rates.
• The scheme covers more than 60 chronic
• Prosano has unlimited pathology
•They have benefits for homeopathy and
• Additional in-hospital Radiology and Maternity
benefits where available.
Even though the merger with Bonitas caused a loss
of some of these unique benefits, some of them have been incorporated in the current Bonitas medical aid plans.
The fact that the merger created a bigger company
is another benefit, with a bigger company and more clients more affordable premiums and a wider network of cover
are available to ensure their clients receive the best medical care available.
aid scheme offers 5 comprehensive and 2 hospital options. Some of these plans are network related
while others are at a hospital of your choice.
The Bonitas comprehensive plans:
A Comprehensive plan with an overall annual limit of R1 million.
• Standard: A
comprehensive plan with unlimited overall annual limit pays up to 100% of scheme
• BonSave: A
comprehensive plan with an unlimited overall annual limit, day to day expenses are covered by a savings
• BonClassic: A
comprehensive plan with unlimited annual limits. Plan covers day to day medical
Comprehensive: A comprehensive plan with no overall annual limit. The plan covers day to day
These plans all have a myriad of additional
benefits available, the limits and payment levels of these benefits vary according to
The Bonitas hospital plans:
• BonEssential: A
hospital plan without day to day cover, at any private hospital.
• BonCap: A hospital
plan with day to day cover at Network providers.
Some additional benefits offered by
• You only pay for the first 4
• Students under 24 pay children’s
Even though all these benefits do not really
compare to some of the Prosano medical aid benefits, you will still find great options at Bonitas medical
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