How Much Is Full Body Check-up In south Africa

What is a Full Body Check up?

It consists of a physical examination, urine test, and blood pressure measurement. After determining your medical history, and your family medical history, the doctor should be able to identify risk areas specific to you. That may then lead to things like ECG, Chest x/ray, lung function test, blood tests, etc.


How Much Does Full Medical Check Up Cost In South Africa

The fee for the examination (approximately R1,000.00 for the medical examination, excluding vaccinations) must be borne by the applicant.

How long does a full body check up take?

These basic packages usually take about 30 minutes to 2 hours to complete. Younger patients, especially those with no past medical history and no significant family history of hereditary illnesses, can opt for these packages, and they can be done once every 3 years to once yearly.

How much is a full physical exam?

Based on The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, a group of surveys compiled on the type and price of health care services administered by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the national average price for a physical is around $199 for a patient without insurance.

Why are doctor visits so expensive?

One reason for high costs is administrative waste. Hospitals, doctors, and nurses all charge more in the SA. than in other countries, with hospital costs increasing much faster than professional salaries. In other countries, prices for drugs and healthcare are at least partially controlled by the government.