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Updated 09 February 2016

If a member dies, will his registered dependants still be covered?

Yes, without any break in membership and provided contributions are paid. It is important to inform the medical scheme if one chooses not to continue.

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If a member dies, will his registered dependants still be covered?
Yes, without any break in membership and provided contributions are paid. It is important to inform the scheme if one chooses not to remain a member. Either the remaining spouse or partner, or one of the children, often the eldest, will become the new principal member.

Susan Erasmus is a freelance writer for Health24.

 
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