The Core Series

A value-for-money hospital plan that also provides essential chronic cover

 

Here’s what you get:

Unlimited private hospital cover

Guaranteed full cover in hospital for specialists who we have a payment arrangement with, and up to 200% of the Discovery Health Rate (DHR) on Classic plans and up to 100% of the DHR on Essential and Coastal plans for other healthcare professionals

Full cover for chronic medicine on our formulary for all Chronic Disease List conditions when you use MedXpress or a MedXpress network pharmacy

Full cover for approved chronic medicine for all conditions on our Chronic Disease List when you use MedXpress or a MedXpress network pharmacy

Comprehensive pre- and postnatal healthcare services for maternity and early childhood.

Cover for medical emergencies when travelling

Our five plans in the Core Series

  Classic Classic Delta Essential Essential Delta Coastal
Hospital cover
Unlimited private hospital cover at any hospital     Private hospitals in the four coastal provinces
Unlimited private hospital cover at a network hospital    
Full cover with a specialist we have a payment arrangement with
Specialists we don't have a payment arrangement with are covered at a percentage of the Discovery Health Rate 200% 200% 100% 100% 100%
Other healthcare professionals are covered at a percentage of the Discovery Health Rate 200% 200% 100% 100% 100%
Chronic illness cover
Chronic condition: Cover for 27 Chronic Disease List conditions (once approved) according to the Prescribed Minimum Benefits
Chronic medicine: Full cover for approved medicine on our medicine list at a designated service provider pharmacy
Cancer cover
We cover a set amount in full over a 12-month period. Costs above this amount attract a 20% co-payment. Prescribed Minimum Benefit conditions are covered in full R 200 000 R 200 000 R 200 000 R 200 000 R 200 000
Day-to-day cover
These plans do not offer
day-to-day benefits
         

This is only a summary of the key benefits. Please consult the health plan guide for more details. Discovery Health Medical Scheme Rules apply.

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