Resolution Medical Aid
After Resolution Health Medical Aid was first
found in 1998 they grew at a rapid rate and now represent around a hundred and fifty thousand members. According to
the scheme their immediate and increasing popularity can be ascribed to the unique benefits offered by the
One of the major advantages offered by resolution is the fact that they pay such a
high priority on customer service. Claims are processed immediately and in most cases paid within forty eight
Resolution enjoys an enviable AA- status with the
Global Credit Rating agency. They are in an excellent financial position and that is one of the reasons why they
pay claims so quickly.
What plans do they
Resolution offers five distinct plans, each
designed to cater for the needs of very specific target groups.
- The Hospital
Plan. This plan is an excellent option
for people that are young and fit, that are able to pay for their everyday medical expenses or who cannot
afford more comprehensive cover. However, hospitalization can be extremely costly and it is a wise move to, at
the very least, make adequate provision for such expenses. The plan offers cover for a host of in-hospital
treatments, including surgical procedures, maternity expenses, a variety of diagnostic scans and even intensive
care. The plan also includes trauma benefits and even some oncology cover.
- The Foundation
Plan. This affordable plan boasts a
sliding scale whereby the member contribution is determined by their income. The cost can be as low as just
under five hundred rand a month. It offers full hospitalization benefits, unlimited access to a general
practitioner, basic dental and optometry benefits and the services of a specialist network. In addition,
treatment for twenty five chronic conditions is included in the plan.
- The Progressive Flexi
Plan. This more comprehensive plan
offers cover for day-to-day medical expenses and cover for hospitalization. Monthly contributions start at a
thousand two hundred rand and child beneficiariespay only slightly more than three hundred and fifty
- The Progressive Saver
Plan. This plan is similar to the
Progressive Flexi Plan but the amount available for day-to-day medical expenses depends upon the savings a
member has made. Unused funds in the medical savings account are carried over to the following
- The Prestige
Plan. This is the flagship plan
offered by Resolution. It offers
the most comprehensive cover of any plan by any medical scheme. It make provision for unlimited hospital
benefits and excellent day-to-day medical benefits.
Other services offered by
Apart from their attractive plans, Resolution Medical Aid has also introduced
some other services that appeals to most of its members.
- All members have free and full access to the
Preventive Care Program. This plan helps members to live healthily and to prevent disease by early
- Resolution has entered into an agreement with
ER24 to provide its members with quality emergency services.
- Members are able to opt for additional cover
when they travel abroad.
- The unique ResoBaby Maternity Program help
members to deal with the rigors and cost of expecting a baby.
- The Zurreal4Life program offers members
rewards such as discounts on certain online shopping venues and some free legal advice
On 1 August 2012 Resolution
Health and the National Independent Medical Aid Society amalgamated, making them an even bigger player
in the field of private health care.
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