List Of Medical Aid Companies In South Africa

Medical aid covers members’ healthcare costs such as hospitalization, treatments and medicine.


Find below are the list of Medical Aid Companies In South Africa

Netcare Medical Scheme (N.M.S.)

Address: 1-3 Canegate Road, La Lucia Ridge, Durban North, 4051
Phone: 086 163 8633

Bestmed Medical Scheme (Durban Regional Office)

Address: Beacon Rock, 21 Lighthouse Rd, Umhlanga, Durban, 4319
Phone: 031 279 5420

Anglovaal Group Medical Scheme

Address: 2 Harries Rd, Illovo, Sandton, 2196
Phone: 0860 100 693

B M W Employees Medical Aid Society

Address: Medscheme Park, 10 Muswell Road South, Bryanston, Sandton, 2191
Phone: 0860 002 107

Sizwe Medical Services (Pty) Ltd

Address: 30 Dorothy Nyembe St, Durban Central, Durban, 4001
Phone: 031 304 4829

How many medical aid schemes are there in South Africa?

78 medical schemes

These 78 medical schemes comprised of 20 open schemes and 58 restricted schemes. Open schemes accounted for 55.38% of the medical scheme beneficiaries. These schemes have 4.05 million registered members, serving a total of 8.94 million beneficiaries.

What is the biggest medical scheme in South Africa?

Discovery Health Medical Scheme

Discovery Health Medical Scheme is an independent non-profit entity governed by the Medical Schemes Act and regulated by the Council for Medical Schemes. It is the largest open medical aid schemes in South Africa. It accounts for 31% of beneficiaries in the entire market.01.

How many discovery are there in South Africa?

36 000 members

The plan now has approximately 36 000 members.

Is Bonitas a good medical aid?

Bonitas offers a range of value-for-money medical aid options that provides cover for major medical expenses and chronic medication, as well as out-of-hospital benefits. This scheme is an excellent choice for young professionals and growing families.

Which medical aid covers braces in South Africa?

Medshield covers the cost of orthodontics from your day to day benefits, once pre-authorized.

What is the waiting period for Discovery medical aid?

Discovery Health Medical Scheme’s general waiting period is for three consecutive months, while the condition-specific waiting period is 12 consecutive months. The table below gives more information about the type of waiting period that we may apply.

How many people are on Discovery medical aid?

Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS) is the largest open medical scheme in South Africa, with an open market share of 56.7% (according to the Council for Medical Schemes Quarterly Report for the period ended 30 June 2019) and covering 2 808 106 beneficiaries at 31 December 2019.