Cardio Care

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are leading causes of death globally. Individuals at risk of CVD may have raised blood pressure, raised glucose levels, high cholesterol or be overweight or obese. Four lifestyle risk factors increase the risk of fatal complications of CVDs, they include tobacco use, physical inactivity, an unhealthy diet and increased alcohol use.

The Cardio Care Programme enables your Premier Plus GP to diagnose and initiate appropriate treatment while managing your risk factors with the support of a high functioning multidisciplinary care team.

The Cardio Care Programme is designed to offer members optimal cover that ensures the best quality care and best outcomes.

About joining the Cardio Care Programme

To have access to the Cardio Care Programme, you must consult with a Premier Plus GP and be registered on the Chronic Illness Benefit for one or more of the following conditions:

  • Hypertension
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Hyperlipidemia.

Your Premier Plus GP can apply for registration on the programme through HealthID if you have given consent.

  • Members on KeyCare plans must choose a doctor who is on both the KeyCare and Premier Plus network
  • Members on Smart plans must choose a doctor who is on both the Smart and

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The benefits offered by the Cardio Care Programme

The Cardio Care Programme runs over a 12-month period. Members who are eligible to join will have access to the following benefits in that 12-month period:

  • An extended consultation with your Premier Plus GP
  • Three standard consultations with your Premier Plus GP
  • Appropriate formulary medicine

It is important for you to visit your Premier Plus GP every three months, or as advised by your Premier Plus GP, to assess and monitor your condition for the programme to be successful in getting you healthy.

Important information you should know

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