Health Insurance Companies

HEALTH INSURANCE

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Enrolling in a hospital plan or medical aid is extremely important as accidents and illnesses are unforeseen events that can plague us at any moment of our lives.

When the unexpected does occur, you want to make sure you are fully prepared as your health is placed in the best hands possible. Find the best benefit for your medical care in the listed health insurance companies. Read the following insurance options beneath:

HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANIES IN SA

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1. OVERVIEW

Clientele Hospital Plans offer affordable rates from R110 per month and covers you for R200 000 Hospital Cover, Accidental Death,  Accidental Disability and Dread Disease. Clientele provides you with the comfort of knowing you and your family are protected against hospital costs in an unforseen event. Their health insurance plans provide cash benefits for your hospitalization needs. To find out more about this offer, visit Clientele Hospital Products.

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75 percent of the customers were happy with Clientele.

5 percent of the people felt Clientele did not reach their expectations.

15 percent claimed that their service was average.

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1. OVERVIEW

Medihelp invites you to join their network as they are one of the biggest medical aid schemes in the whole of South Africa. They have considered the needs of their clients and reached expectations beyond your normal insurer, by delivering quality services with added bonuses. Their Dimension range product benefits big families as they will only be required to pay for the first two kids.

Medical aid members will have access to all the private hospitals nationwide and the option of choosing their own preferred GP, physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals. Their hospitalization policy has no yearly limit and in case of an emergency, ER24 transport will be dispatched to bring in you as soon as possible with the best professional care. If you wish to join the family simply call 0860 10 06 78.

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69 percent of the customers were happy with Medihelp.

12 percent of the people felt Medihelp did not reach their expectations.

19 percent claimed that their service was average.

Complaints: Bad service as employees were said to be arrogant and not helpful on several instances.

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1. OVERVIEW


With 40 years experience in the trade, Selfmed prides itself in its ability to deliver high quality cover when you need it the most. Unlike other insurance companies, Selfmed focuses on its primary objective- being reliable and providing cover to their clients in time of need, not offering free gym memberships or shopping rewards. Whatever plan you decide to take, the following options will be available to you:

• Unlimited hospitalisation at any private clinic in South Africa.

• Emergency transport where the use of ER24 will be dispatched to any location.

• Great benefit savings on birth and pregnancy.

• Unlimited benefits for home nursing and rehab.

• Hospital benefits whereby medicine on discharge will be paid for.

You can contact the team for any enquiring on 0860 73 53 63.

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68 percent of the customers were highly satisfied with Selfmed.

11 percent of the people were dissatisfied with Selfmed.

21 percent rated their service normal.

Complaints: Some customers stated their premiums were high offering very little cover.

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1. OVERVIEW

One of the most trusted and largest medical aids in the country, Momentum covers 100000 people. Signing up for their policy will supply you with 4 free visits to your GP and R5400 money back every year.

You save up to 35 percent on your contributions and you are awarded discounts with their reward program from fellow partners such as Virgin, Canon, Garmin and Dischem. Momentum offer flexible plans such as having complete control over your healthcare savings account and you can contact them on 0860 66 98 76.

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70 percent of the clients were extremely pleased with Momentum.

7 percent of the people were displeased with Momentum.

23 percent found their service

Complaints: Call back agents did not return calls and few were said to be untrained in a few instances.

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1. OVERVIEW

Covering over 191 000 lives in the whole of South Africa, Medshield provide a vast range of healthcare products that are said to be affordable and manageable. Started out in 1968, Medshield feel they have been compassionate about the needs of the S.A citizens and are one of the most trusted and organised medical aid schemes in the country. People who enroll in their services receive access to a health consultant twenty four hours a day for sufferers from chronic conditions as well as newborn baby advice.

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65 percent of the customers were highly content with Medshield.

23 percent of the people were discontent with Medshield.

12 percent voted them a standard insurer.

Complaints: Customer service has been poor at times and several claims were said to be ignored.