DISCOVERY HEALTH 2017 – PART TWENTY

The Classic Smart plan

In part nineteen we looked at the new Smart plan range in general. Today we look at the more comprehensive of the two plans available – the Classic Smart plan. Why would I choose the Classic Smart plan? MRI and CT scans The question to ask is: “What’s the possibility I might need to undergo a […]

DISCOVERY HEALTH 2017 – PART NINETEEN

***The Smart plan range***

In part thirteen we did a broad overview of the Saver range. This year Discovery Health gave birth to their Classic Smart plan. Obviously they’re onto something big here, and have decided to extend the range. From 2017 you will have two Smart plan options – Classic Smart and Essential Smart. A bit of background […]

DISCOVERY HEALTH 2017 – PART EIGHTEEN

The Coastal Saver plan

In part seventeen of this series we looked at the Essential Delta Saver plan. We’re now down to the last option on the Saver range – the Coastal Saver. This plan is especially important for those of us living on the coast. The difference between the other Saver plans and the Coastal Saver plan This […]

DISCOVERY HEALTH 2017 – PART SEVENTEEN

The Essential Delta Saver plan

In part sixteen of this series we looked at the Essential Saver . Now it’s time for the Essential Delta Saver in terms of cost and where it fits in. The difference between the Essential Saver and the Essential Delta Saver plan This plan – like the Essential Saver – offers 100% of the DHR […]

DISCOVERY HEALTH 2017 – PART SIXTEEN

The Essential Saver plan

In part fifteen of this series we looked at the Classic Delta Saver option. Now we look at the Essential Saver in terms of cost and where it fits in. Do we compare it to the Classic or the Classic Delta Saver plans? The difference between the Classic Saver plan and the Essential Saver plan This […]

DISCOVERY HEALTH 2017 – PART FIFTEEN

The Classic Delta Saver plan

In part fourteen of this series we looked at what the Classic Saver offers in terms of benefits. Now we look at the Classic Delta Saver and where it fits in. The difference between the Classic Saver and the Classic  Delta Saver plan It boils down to the choice of hospitals. This plan – like the Classic Saver […]

DISCOVERY HEALTH 2017 – PART THIRTEEN

***The Saver plan range***

In part ten we did a broad overview of the Priority range. Now it’s time to do the same thing for the Saver range. Think of the Saver range as something like a comprehensive range but without the emergency parachute of the above threshold benefit. By the way… I’m not sure whether I’ve mentioned this before, […]

WHEN LAST DID YOU THINK ABOUT YOUR FUNERAL PLAN?

We unpack the Scorpion Funeral Plan for you

Can you honestly say you’ve never made one of these two mistakes? 1. Having an income, and not having a funeral plan 2. Never checking your debit orders, and then finding out you’re paying a lot for a R5,000 funeral benefit. Embarrassingly, I’m guilty of both. About a year ago I was thinking of my […]

DISCOVERY HEALTH 2017 – PART TWELVE

The Essential Priority plan

In part ten of this series we gave you the big picture view of the Priority range. The biggest issue by far was the number of co-payments on this range. Other concerns were the self-payment gap and the limited above threshold benefit. In the case of the Essential Priority plan, this is even trickier. The […]