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Discovery Health boosts access to cutting-edge digital healthcare innovation in 2021

Discovery Health boosts access to cutting-edge digital healthcare innovation in 2021

Press releases   •   Oct 01, 2020 10:45 CAT

Discovery Health has invested extensively in a digital healthcare ecosystem to enhance the quality and experience of healthcare for members of DHMS. This investment includes the adoption and funding of digital healthcare technology, digital tools for members and doctors, integration with health monitoring devices and sophisticated data analytics.

Contribution freeze for Discovery Health Medical Scheme members until July 2021

Contribution freeze for Discovery Health Medical Scheme members until July 2021

Press releases   •   Sep 30, 2020 15:40 CAT

“Each year we strive for the lowest possible contribution increase. For the first six months of 2021, DHMS will deliver a contribution freeze for all scheme members across all plans, mindful of and sensitive to the financial pressures facing individuals at this time within the country’s stressed economic climate.

Discovery reports resilient full year performance

Discovery reports resilient full year performance

Press releases   •   Sep 16, 2020 09:10 CAT

Discovery Group Chief Executive, Adrian Gore, presented Discovery’s results for the year ended 30 June 2020 confirming the Group’s financial strength and strategic relevance.

Discovery data insights show that up to 16 000 South African lives will have been saved from COVID 19 related deaths, by 2021 as a result of efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19

Discovery data insights show that up to 16 000 South African lives will have been saved from COVID 19 related deaths, by 2021 as a result of efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19

Press releases   •   Sep 14, 2020 17:29 CAT

Discovery presents new insights into the progress of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa and globally and investigates dynamic interventions that have saved lives and that have helped the country to navigate the peaks of the pandemic.

Younger drivers reduced mileage the most compared to all age groups during lockdown – Discovery Insure data shows

Younger drivers reduced mileage the most compared to all age groups during lockdown – Discovery Insure data shows

Press releases   •   Sep 14, 2020 08:58 CAT

Analysis of Discovery Insure’s clients’ driving behaviour during the national lockdown indicates that its best drivers reduced their mileage by up to 89%, and younger drivers reduced their mileage more than older clients. The findings were issued today.

Discovery’s Roseanne Harris elected President of International Actuarial Association

Discovery’s Roseanne Harris elected President of International Actuarial Association

Press releases   •   Aug 12, 2020 12:09 CAT

Professor Harris has been a member of the Executive Committee of the International Actuarial Association since 2018 and among other roles, has served as the Chair of the Health and Education Committees of the Actuarial Society of South Africa, and as the President of the Actuarial Society of South Africa in 2016 and 2017.

2019 Discovery Life claims insights and COVID-19 trends

2019 Discovery Life claims insights and COVID-19 trends

Press releases   •   Aug 04, 2020 12:15 CAT

During 2019, Discovery Life paid out R4.8 billion to policyholders, including a total of R1.2 billion through the PayBack benefit. In addition, Cash Conversions to the value of R2.8 billion are expected to mature over the course of the next 5 years. Breakdown per benefit: • R2.28bn in life cover • R1.1bn Severe Illness Benefit • R816m Disability benefit • R375m income Continuation Benefit

Discovery Bank offers locked-in interest rate on savings

Discovery Bank offers locked-in interest rate on savings

Press releases   •   Jul 24, 2020 14:11 CAT

In line with National Savings Month, Discovery Bank will postpone implementing the interest rate reduction announced yesterday and will keep the interest rates on all its savings accounts as is for the next 14 days. The interest that Discovery Bank charges its clients on their borrowings will, however, be reduced with effect from July 24 2020.

Discovery Invest launches global investment offering in association with BlackRock and Goldman Sachs

Discovery Invest launches global investment offering in association with BlackRock and Goldman Sachs

Press releases   •   Jun 22, 2020 09:08 CAT

Discovery Invest launched a greatly-enhanced global investment solution that uses shared value to create the world’s first exchange rate enhancer, and offers investment choices advised by BlackRock and Goldman Sachs, world leaders in asset management.

Discovery Business Insurance updates address the changing needs of SMEs

Discovery Business Insurance updates address the changing needs of SMEs

Press releases   •   Jun 18, 2020 10:59 CAT

Discovery Insure CEO, Anton Ossip, announced enhancements to Discovery Business Insurance’s offering, including a partnership with MTN to give businesses up to 50% back on their monthly data costs, capital support for the retail sector in partnership with Merchant Capital, as well as the Dynamic Distance Cash Back to reward people for driving less during the COVID-19 pandemic.