Medshield is one of South Africa’s fastest growing open medical aid schemes. Currently ranked at the sixth largest medical aid scheme they have an ever increasing membership population of almost 200 000.
Since 1968 the medical scheme has been providing members with a range of widespread healthcare benefits that are specifically formulated to provide quality services at the lowest possible cost.
In addition to their unmatched customer service the scheme boasts a most impressive financial reputation, they take great pride in their ability to honour member claims.
Their financial stability is backed up by Global Credit Rating Agency who has awarded them with an AA- financial rating.
Because an AA- rating is one of the highest ratings that can be achieved members can be rest assured that their claims will be settled on time every time.
Medshield Mission & Vision
They have secured strategic partnerships with some of South Africa’s top healthcare service provides in order to provide members with a network of the best service providers who are ready to provide them with quality healthcare services at affordable rates.
In order to provide members with better customer care they have launched online consultations. Online consultations allow members the opportunity to have a one on one online consultation with a real Medshield representative.
The scheme strives to provide members with the opportunity to experience medical aid cover the way it should be comprehensive, flexible and hassle free.
Providing members with the peace of mind that comes with knowing you are covered no matter what.
The medical scheme relies on their values of hard work, customer dedication, professionalism and compassion to bring their member a medical aid scheme they can rely on in sickness and in health. hey focus on improving the quality of health care their members receive because they believe their members deserve only the best.
The medical aid scheme believe that members shouldn’t have to change their healthcare requirements to better suit the healthcare provider instead they have developed a range of healthcare benefits that will better suit the member.
Members will receive the following benefits:
- Oncology Network for patients with cancer.
- Access to emergency treatment.
- Personal savings account.
- Disease management programmes, including cardiac disease.
- The Medshield pharmacy network makes purchasing medication easier.
- Healthcare services provided at anyone of the network of service providers or facilities.
Medshield Medical Aid Plans
MediCurve is a cost-effective digital healthcare plan designed specifically for young, healthy individuals who are comfortable with technology and are purchasing medical aid for the first time. It offers a comprehensive range of in-hospital and out-of-hospital benefits, ensuring that you have the coverage you need without putting a financial burden on your daily life. Additionally, MediCurve provides the added advantage of free, unlimited virtual consultations with Family Practitioners through the Medshield SmartCare benefits, allowing you to access healthcare services conveniently from the comfort of your own home.
Medical emergencies can happen unexpectedly, and the costs associated with necessary medical care can be significant. However, as a member of MediPhila, you can have peace of mind knowing that you have unlimited hospital coverage for Prescribed Minimum Benefit (PMB) conditions. In addition, there are generous limits available for non-PMB In-Hospital treatments to ensure comprehensive coverage. Moreover, your essential day-to-day healthcare needs are taken care of with an Out-of-Hospital benefit limit that covers specific services. With MediPhila, you can feel confident that you and your loved ones are protected against unforeseen medical expenses.
MediSwift is a comprehensive hospital plan designed to provide unlimited coverage for major medical emergencies that require hospitalisation. With MediSwift, you gain access to unlimited In-Hospital cover through the Compact Hospital Network, ensuring that In-Hospital procedures are paid at the Medshield Tariff (100%). Additionally, there is an exclusive benefit for physiotherapy and bio-kinetics available for non-professional sportsmen and women. As a hospital plan, MediSwift does not include Day-to-Day benefits, allowing active and healthy individuals the flexibility to manage their own daily healthcare needs. With MediSwift, you can have peace of mind knowing that you have robust coverage for significant medical events while maintaining control over your day-to-day healthcare decisions.
MediValue Compact & MediValue Prime Plan
If you’re looking for a medical aid plan that offers unlimited hospital cover along with partial Day-to-Day cover, then MediValue is the perfect choice for you.
MediValue provides two categories to choose from: Prime and Compact. Both categories offer the same benefits, but the Compact category allows for a smaller contribution in exchange for the mandatory use of Medshield Provider Networks. With MediValue, you can enjoy peace of mind with comprehensive hospital coverage while still having some coverage for your day-to-day healthcare expenses.
Having unlimited In-Hospital cover is crucial for everyone, especially during major medical emergencies. This hospital plan is designed specifically for individuals who need comprehensive coverage, including full cover for Prescribed Minimum Benefits (PMBs). With this plan, certain In-Hospital procedures are paid at a higher rate, specifically the Medshield Private Tariff at 200%. It provides you with the peace of mind knowing that you have robust coverage for hospital expenses when you need it the most.
MediPlus Compact & MediPlus Prime Plan
MediPlus is the answer for middle to upper-income earners, offering unlimited In-Hospital cover and a generous Day-to-Day Limit.
This option has both a Prime and Compact category. The benefits on both are the same, but for a smaller contribution, the Compact category requires the compulsory use of Medshield Provider Networks.
Ideal for self-reliant individuals who prefer taking control of their healthcare costs, this plan offers the freedom to manage expenses through a Personal Savings Account while providing unlimited coverage for hospital expenses.
Ideal for corporate employees and individuals seeking comprehensive coverage, this plan is the ultimate choice. With unlimited coverage for in-hospital expenses and extensive benefits for day-to-day healthcare needs, it offers a complete solution.
PremiumPlus is the perfect solution for families and professionals who prioritise comprehensive coverage. With unlimited in-hospital benefits, it offers peace of mind during medical emergencies. Additionally, it empowers individuals to manage their day-to-day healthcare expenses through a personal savings account, providing flexibility and control over their healthcare needs.
Medshield Contact Details
|Contact Number:||086 000 2120|
|Randburg (Head Office):||192 Bram Fischer Dr,|
149 President Reitz Ave
|Cape Town:||Block D|
95 Umhlanga Rocks Dr
|East London:||Unit 3|
8 Princes Rd
|Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha):||UNIT 3 (B) THE ACRES RETAIL CENTRE|
20 Nile Rd