Discovery Health Medical Scheme’s claims paying ability given top rating for thirteenth consecutive year
News • Apr 24, 2014 09:02 GMT
Just over 1.19 million principal members entrusted their families’ healthcare funding needs to the Scheme during the 2013 financial year. That translates to more than 2.5million lives covered by the largest open medical scheme in South Africa.
News • Mar 28, 2014 15:38 GMT
On 27 March 2014 five Discovery employees handed over a cheque for R163 562. 25 to the CHOC House in Saxonwold. These five Discovery employees raised these funds during their Glamping4Charity campaign last year, which saw them climb Mount Kilimanjaro in support of CHOC South Africa, and for those who live with cancer and in memory of people they have lost to cancer...
News • Mar 12, 2014 16:03 GMT
4 300 South Africans wake up every morning, knowing that today could be their last. They are waiting for a life-saving organ donation. Less than 600 of them will receive the gift of a prolonged life. About 1 000 people await kidney transplants each year, but over the past three years only a quarter of these all-important operations have been performed per year.
Response to article published on 28 January 2014 in Business Day ‘Accusations fly in medical aid case’
News • Jan 29, 2014 09:15 GMT
Your article on the legal case against road accident fund attorney Ronald Bobroff, creates an inaccurate picture of how Discovery Health Medical Scheme members are covered for road accidents, suggesting that the Scheme denies cover for members involved in any accident (Accusations fly in medical aid case, 28 January).
Discovery and the Walter Sisulu family celebrates 11 years of developing our youth and nurturing future soccer talent
News • Nov 21, 2013 13:11 GMT
The 2013 Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge draw took place at the Nike Football Training Centre in Pimville, Soweto today. This annual soccer tournament takes place each year in December and is held in honour of the late struggle icon, Walter Sisulu...
News • Nov 19, 2013 09:11 GMT
Together with Discovery, Daryl Impey and Geraint Thomas successfully raised R400 000 for the Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children at the Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge on Sunday 17 November..
News • Aug 30, 2013 13:38 GMT
The Vitality Group, part of the world’s first and largest incentive-based wellness program, has added almost 100 new clients in the U.S. committed to improving the health and well-being of their employees in addition to their bottom line. Vitality member earn rewards for their efforts to live healthier lives through participation in a range of well-being programs and tools.
News • Aug 28, 2013 14:46 GMT
The Childhood Cancer Foundation South Africa (CHOC) has opened the CHOC Lodge, at Dora Nginza Hospital, for mothers of cancer patients who are admitted into the Oncology wards. CHOC was the beneficiary to both the 2012 Discovery Algoa FM Big Walk and the 2012 Urban Run and used these funds to get the project off the ground.
News • Aug 08, 2013 14:00 GMT
This document is a response from Discovery Health on a misleading article published in The Star newspaper of 8 August, “Life vs Medical Scheme”.
News • May 10, 2013 10:00 GMT
According to Prof Tawana Kupe the Convener of the Independent Judging panel of the Discovery Health Journalism Awards “We are pleased to report that in general the entries this year were all of high quality and an improvement over the previous years. We believe this might mean that the quality of reporting on health issues is improving”.
News • Mar 26, 2013 15:23 GMT
Discovery and Big Concerts today announced an exciting new partnership that sees DiscoveryCard become the official credit card partner to Big Concerts. This partnership will provide DiscoveryCard clients with exclusive access, discounts and additional offerings for South Africa’s premium live events.
News • Feb 05, 2013 08:45 GMT
The deadline for entries into the Discovery Health Journalism Awards has been extended to Friday 8 February. The extension is as a result of technical errors pertaining to online submissions. For more information on the prizes, categories and rules go to www.discovery.co.za/journalismawards.
News • Nov 15, 2012 12:03 GMT
Discovery Health has opened entries for the fifth annual Discovery Health Journalism Awards. These awards seek to recognize journalists that produce exceptional work across the healthcare sector.
News • Apr 01, 2012 09:22 GMT
Discovery Insure functionality on the iPhone app combines innovation and intelligence to help you get the best out of your Discovery Insure policy. This easy-to-use app contains a number of features to make your life easier, whether you want to start a claim or get support in an emergency.