Bonitas Primary Plan
April 2, 2016
Bonitas is a fully registered medical scheme whose mission it is to act in the best interests of their members. The medical scheme offers a wide range of affordable health care plans such as its Bonitas Primary Plan.
Their members from all walks of life can find the health care they need. As a reputable open medical aid, their plans are straightforward with no hidden costs, simply offering quality health care at affordable rates to suit different budgets.
A Plan Designed to Meet all Your Needs
Bonitas ensures that the benefits they provide are pre-approved by the Council for medical schemes and that their members have access to a wide range of South Africa’s best doctor’s, hospitals, clinics and pharmacies. Bonitas have put together a number of health care plans to ensure everyone finds the perfect option, and Bonitas Primary Plan is one of these.
Bonitas Primary Plan Details
Their traditional plan-options provide straightforward cover, and benefits with these plans are covered at 100% of the standard Bonitas rates. Their traditional plan options include their Primary Plan and included are GP visits, dentistry benefits, day-to-day benefits and hospitalisation benefits.
Some benefit changes members may see with their Primary Plan in 2016 are –
- co-payments for 23 elective in-hospital
- procedures will range from R1 050 to R5 250 on the Primary option
- laparoscopic nephrectomy has been removed from the co-payment list on the Primary option
Bonitas tells its members to review their current medical aid cover at least once a year. This is to ensure that it is continuing to meet your needs. Let us see what the Primary Plan offers, considering that in 2016 its asks for R1 719 from the main member, R1 345 from the adult dependant and R548 from a child dependant.
Bonitas Primary Plan Further Benefits
As well as with some of the other plans with Bonitas, the Primary plan has a deductible for certain procedures in hospital. This means you will have to pay an amount up front when admitted to hospital. You won’t be able to claim this amount back from the medical aid. Typical procedures where this would apply would be among others, a colonoscopy, gastroscopy, grommets, functional nasal surgery and varicose vein surgery.
Some of the benefits you score with from this affordable and simple plan –
- unlimited chronic cover for 27 conditions
- cover for hospital as well as day-to-day benefits
- cover for optometry and basic dentistry
- supplementary benefits include among others maternity care benefits which includes 6 maternity consultations among others
- in hospital benefits include R142 000 oncology benefit, unlimited blood tests and x-rays at 100%
- out of hospital benefits include R8 200 mental health benefits
Major Names Put their Trust in Bonitas
Large corporates such as Telkom and Eskom trust Bonitas with their health, and Bonitas is available to answer any questions you have regarding any of their plans. Joining them is easy too and you simply have to fill in your details on their website and a consultant will call you back to discuss your options. Why don’t you trust Bonitas to do the same for you?
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All info was correct at time of publishing