Extra Savings and value-added services
As a Discovery Health Medical Scheme member, you have access to the best medical cover as well as a vast range of additional benefits that enhance your cover.
Online patient communities
Discovery Health has partnered with myHealthTeams, a global leader in facilitating highly effective online patient communities. If you are living with diabetes, heart disease or impacted by long COVID, you can access a digital community of patients living with the same illness to help you to better manage your condition.
20% off frames & lenses
You can get 20% discount on your frames and eyeglass lenses when you visit an optometrist in the Discovery Health Optometry Network. The discount is immediate at point of sale and will help you preserve your Medical Savings Account.
Healthy Care at Clicks & Dis-Chem
Get 10% cash back at Clicks and Dis- Chem on a vast range of products and services in the Healthy Care catalogue when you activate the benefit. You can enjoy the 10% cash back at both partner stores.
Hospital Care Rating
We offer a number of initiatives aimed at improving the experience of care, the health of the population, and controlling the cost of care for members of Discovery Health Medical Scheme such as the patient survey score that let's patients rate their hospital experience.
Discovery Home Care
Discovery Home Care is a service provider that offers home-based care. Using the services of Discovery Home Care you, as a member that belongs to a scheme administered by Discovery Health, can receive care in the comfort and familiar surroundings of your home.
Advanced Illness Member Support Programme
The Advanced Illness Member Support programme provides members who are dealing with a life-changing or advanced illness with access to holistic support. Find out more about accessing help in managing every aspect of your emotional, physical and financial wellbeing.
Discovery HealthID is South Africa's first and most extensive digital healthcare platform for doctors. It enables them to access their patients' electronic health records provided they have consent to do so. HealthID provides doctors with a more complete view of patients' medical history and test results. This ensures better integration and coordination of healthcare, reduces the likelihood of serious medical errors and duplication or unnecessary tests. Give your doctor consent to view your health records.
MyBreastCancerRisk is an interactive calculator that will calculate an estimated risk of you developing breast cancer based on a set of specific questions you answer about your personal health and family history.
Once you complete the assessment and have calculated your risk, your medical scheme may provide further screening benefits though the Screening and Prevention Benefit, where clinically appropriate. This will enable you and your doctor to put together an appropriate screening plan.
MY FAMILY HISTORY
Family history is an important part of any person's health information. MyFamilyHistory makes it easy for you to record your family health history. The information you provide will be used to assess your risk of developing certain common or hereditary health conditions at some time in your life.
Discovery MedXpress is a convenient medicine ordering service. Have your medicines, particularly for monthly chronic medicine, delivered to your door or collect your medicine in-store at a participating pharmacy at no extra cost to you.
International second opinion services
Through your specialist you have access to second opinion services from Cleveland Clinic for life-threatening and life-changing conditions. We cover 50% of the cost of the second opinion service.
View the guide on tools to help you manage your health plan.