Home > Medical schemes Medical schemes All sections in Medical Schemes » About Medical Schemes » General Info » Choosing a Medical Scheme » Dictionary of Terms » FAQs » Medical Scheme News » PMB and Chronic Disease » Momentum Health » Fedhealth 10 tips on reading your medical scheme’s benefit schedule The devil is indeed in the detail when it comes to understanding your scheme’s benefit brochure. Medical Schemes News Some of SA’s cheapest hospital plans Money’s tight for everyone. Need to buy down to a hospital plan? Here’s more about some of the low-cost options in SA. More in Medical Schemes News 10 tips on reading your medical scheme’s benefit schedule The cost of medical care in the United States There’s more to your medical aid choice than annual increases 14 quick facts on medical schemes in SA Are South Africans baffled by medical scheme benefits? Consider this when choosing a medical scheme See All Medical schemes News » Medical schemes - the basics A medical scheme helps you to pay for your healthcare needs, such as nursing, surgery, dental work, medicine and hospital accommodation. Hospital plans Some of SA’s cheapest hospital plans Money’s tight for everyone. Need to buy down to a hospital plan? Here’s more about some of the low-cost options in SA. What are emergency conditions? An emergency medical condition means the sudden and, at the time, unexpected onset of a health condition that requires immediate medical treatment and/or an operation. Discovery nabs 51% of scheme members10 tips on choosing a medical scheme 10 facts on the self-payment gap Have you exhausted your day-to-day benefits and moved into your self-payment gap? Here's what it means. Choosing a medical scheme 10 tips on choosing a medical scheme Unless you belong to a closed medical scheme through your work, you will have to make some difficult choices when choosing the right medical aid for yourself and your family. See all choosing a medical scheme » Medical scheme dependants: who qualifies? If you're a member of a medical scheme, who exactly can you register as a dependant? 25 chronic conditions your scheme must cover All medical schemes have to cover their members for the diagnosis, treatment and care of these 25 chronic illnesses. Hospital plan vs. medical scheme Your medical scheme membership fees have gone up again. Is it worth it, or should you rather think of taking out a hospital plan? Are South Africans baffled by medical scheme benefits? The medical scheme industry is full of jargon and benefit structures that often leave the man on the street confused and frustrated when it comes to understanding and accessing their benefits. Momentum Health Momentum Health wins service award Momentum has once again shown its dedication to service excellence by winning the PMR.africa Golden Arrow Award for healthcare administration. Read more from Momentum Health » advertisement From our sponsors Why probiotics are beneficial for IBS Hearing aids on a windy day? No problem! A step-by-step guide on how to do pelvic floor exercises correctly Live healthier Perfect parent » Parents boost kids' social skills Parent with ADHD? Why baby wakes at the night Top tips on parenting Browse through Health24's parenting guide for all you need to know about parenthood. Strong, healthy hair » 10 interesting facts about your hair Weird remedies for hair loss Causes of hair loss Healthy hair diet Sound nutrition can improve the health of your hair and give you lustrous locks.