Keycare Core from Discovery

    December 8, 2016

    Keycare Core is truly an exceptional hospital plan given to members by Discovery Medical Aid. Which does not only makes provision for essential medical emergency cover but it also covers certain procedures. There is now Keycare Core from Discovery.

    One of the main perks of this plan is that members not only join by paying a very reasonable contribution but they also get access to a wide range of benefits.

    The KeyCare plan is for those individuals who desire an excellent hospital plan in the confidence that it also caters for much needed chronic condition benefits.

    Keycare Core from Discovery The cover, benefits and tools from this unique plan, Discovery’s Superior Customer Care policies and services will supplement.

    Discovery Medical Aid is also increasingly ensuring that their industry is leading a large variety of programmes, which their Keycare Core products, are continuously enhanced, to optimal aid and benefit members on also an ongoing basis.

    In their quest to not only be the best in the healthcare industry but also to provide unrivalled customer care, they are also determinedly pushing ahead to continuously avail groundbreaking, digital tools as additional optimal aids to their loyal members.

    Not only do these topnotch digital tools assist in addressing members’ changing needs, but it also enables and rewards them for actually managing their healthcare planning, ensuring that they are simultaneously and optimally equipped to and challenges to improve their overall health continuously.

    So what are some of those hospital benefits that apply to members of Keycare Core from Discovery?

    • Provided by the plan is unlimited cover of the Discovery Health Rates, at one hundred percent and on an annual basis
    • It also includes full cover for all in-hospital doctors and specialists who in turn are members of the Discovery KeyCare group of hospitals
    • Also provided is unlimited cover for Specialists and General Practitioner consultations in the Discovery KeyCare listing, all medication, required blood tests and X-rays
    • Cover for Organ Transplants and its resultant treatment programmes is included
    • Also provided is cover for the twenty-six Chronic Conditions as per the Discovery KeyCare Prescribed Minimum Benefit listing
    • Cover for Oncology Treatment, Oncology medication per the PMB schedule and its ongoing programmes is a plus
    • For further peace of mind, also included is unlimited cover for Pathological and Radiology treatment and resultant programmes
    • Cover for the list of Prescribed Minimum Benefits for internal prosthesis is included
    • Provision is also made for Dialysis treatment
    • Maternity benefits which include one routine scan, specific blood tests on condition that it is performed by a professional who is a member of the Discovery Keycare group, plus cover for four antenatal appointments is included
    • One of the last, high-level benefits are the inclusion of cover for out-of-hospital expenses


    Additional Benefits provided by the Keycare core from Discovery?

    Besides that which is listed above as core benefits offered by Discovery KeyCare Core plan, as a further benefit to members, are provision made for the following procedures allowable in their day group of surgeries:


    • Arthrocentesis (joint injection)
    •  Cataract surgery
    • Cautery of vulva warts
    • Circumcision
    • Colonoscopy
    • Cystourethroscope
    • Diagnostic D & C
    • Gastroscopy
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Myringotomy
    • Myringotomy with intubation (grommets)
    • Prostate biopsy
    • Proctoscopy
    • Removal of pins and plates
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Simple nasal procedure for nose bleeding (nasal plugging and nasal cautery)
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Treatment of Bartholin’s cyst / abscess
    • Vasectomy
    • Vulva / cone biopsy

    Income Bracket & Contribution for this plan

    KeyCare Core income ranges:

    Income R11 551 and higher will pay R1408 for the main member and other adults and R318 for children.

    Between R8 101 and R11 550 will pay R912 for the main member and other adults and R224 for children

    And between R0 and R8 100 will pay R731 for the main member and other adults and R190 for children


    Additional information about Keycare Core from Discovery may be acquired by visiting a branch or calling the Discovery Health Call Centre on 0860 112 273.

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    All info was correct at time of publishing