Who is Bankmed administered by?
Discovery Health (Pty) Ltd
The administration of Bankmed is, by law, independent from the management of the Scheme and all administration services are contracted to Discovery Health (Pty) Ltd, an accredited medical scheme administrator.
Is Bankmed under discovery?
Bankmed and Discovery Health Medical Scheme are two separate legal entities. No relationship exists between Bankmed and Discovery Health Medical Scheme. Discovery Health (Pty) Ltd is a registered medical scheme administrator and managed care organisation, also registered with the Council for Medical Schemes.
What does Bankmed basic plan cover?
The Basic Plan also provides comprehensive cover for hospitalisation and most in-hospital services in the Bankmed Hospital Network. The Essential Plan, Basic Plan and Traditional Plan could all work for you.
How do I get authorization from Bankmed?
Contact us on 0800 BANKMED (0800 226 5633), e-mail [email protected] or send a fax to 011 529 6485 for pre-authorisation, at least 48-hours prior to your admission into hospital. We will provide you with an authorisation number.
How long do Bankmed claims take?
within 48 hours
We are also able to process electronic claims within 48 hours of receipt. The processed claim will reflect on your next e-mail Claim Notification. Your smartphone goes wherever you go, and so does your ability to submit claims. The Bankmed App is a free app for Android, Apple and BlackBerry smartphones and tablets.
How do I contact Bankmed?
Bankmed’s complaint process. Please call our customer service centre on 0800 BANKMED (0800 226 5633) to let us know about your enquiry or complaint. The call is toll free from a Telkom landline and our skilled agents are ready to help. If you prefer e-mail, send your enquiry or complaint to [email protected].
What is the best discovery medical aid option?
For Discovery, its Classic Saver plan is by far the most popular, with 680,000 beneficiaries (25%) attached to the plan. Half of all Discovery beneficiaries are on a Saver plan, which bundles in medical savings for a higher monthly contribution (a portion of the fee goes into savings).
Who administers Lonmin medical scheme?
Lonmin Medical Scheme. Registration number 1599. Administered by Discovery Health (Pty) Ltd, registration number 1997/013480/07.
Does Bankmed cover plastic surgery?
The following are examples of items typically not covered by Bankmed: Operations, treatment and procedures for cosmetic purposes.
Does Bankmed cover orthodontics?
You are covered for basic dentistry only, such as scaling and polishing. You are NOT covered for any orthodontics, crowns or implants. To ensure you do not have any out-of-pocket expenses, you must ensure that you visit a dentist on the Bankmed Network.
Is Bankmed part of vitality?
In addition to and support of “your Good Health”, Bankmed brings you Vitality. Please note that any communication with regards to Vitality and its rewards will be provided by Discovery Vitality.
How do I claim money from Bankmed?
- Log in.
- Go to Claims and click on Submit a claim.
- Once there, go to Upload and click on Upload now.
- Select the file you want to upload and then click on Send claim.
- Once the claim has been successfully uploaded, you should receive a reference number.
- Scan your claim and e-mail it to [email protected].
What is the number 1 medical Aid in South Africa?
In the 2021 index, Bestmed emerges as the leader on overall customer satisfaction, with all other schemes performing on or below industry par. Based on the customer satisfaction ratings, Bestmed attained a score of 76.7, above the industry par score of 73.5.
What is the best medical insurance in South Africa?
These are the top-tier schemes that typically have unlimited hospital cover, and comprehensive day-to-day benefits….Hospital Plans with Day to Day Cover.
|Scheme||Cost for principle member|
|Momentum Access Option||R1 693|
|Bonitas Primary||R1 719|
|Resolution Health Progressive Flex||R1 910|
|FedHealth Maxima Basis||R2 223|
Does medical aid cover abdominoplasty?
Schemes pay for medically necessary plastic surgery only Cosmetic procedures, like tummy tucks or rhinoplasty to give you a perfectly straight nose, generally won’t be covered.
Can you get braces with Gems medical aid?
Benefit for orthodontic treatment GEMS does not have a separate benefit limit for orthodontic treatment; all claims are payable from the available dentistry limit. The benefit for orthodontic treatment is only available to GEMS beneficiaries under the age of 21 on the Ruby, Emerald, Emerald Value and Onyx options.
Does Bankmed cover pregnancy?
Bankmed offers cover for in-hospital and out-of-hospital pregnancy and childbirth, subject to your selected Plan benefits.