Bestmed Medical Scheme recently announced its benefit enhancements and contribution increases for 2022. The Scheme is proud to have managed to keep their 2022 contribution increase to 3.9% across all options. This marks the third consecutive year that Bestmed has had no benefit cuts or reductions. Bestmed’s contribution increase, together with their benefit enhancements, provide you and your family with the value-for-money care that the Scheme can pride themselves in offering.
Limits and sub-limits increases
All limits and sub-limits were increased by 4.2% across all benefit options. This is the second year that the benefit limit increase exceeds the average price increase for the year.
Good news for parents! Beneficiaries will only pay for the first three child dependants (previously four children). The rest are covered at no additional cost.
Child dependants are also covered until the age of 24 years (previously 21 years) and registered students are covered up to 26 years.
Preventative care benefits
International travel cover
Sometimes a trip abroad is just what the doctor ordered. As of 1 August 2021, Europ Assistance was appointed as the supplier for international travel cover and the benefits across all options include:
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As various indices will attest, Bestmed remains a Scheme that offers a competitive product range and benefits with value-for-money contributions, and exceptional customer service. Bestmed will continue to be a scheme that pays attention to beneficiaries’ needs and provides them with the healthcare solutions that they need.
For more information on Bestmed’s contribution increases and benefit enhancements per benefit option for 2022, visit www.bestmed.co.za or SMS your name to 44425 for a medical aid quote. Standard rates and T’s and C’s apply.