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Posted by: Darlene | 2005/12/01

CAN YOU PUT SOMEONE ELSE (NON-FAMILY) ON YOUR MEDICAL SCHEME?

Hi there,
I am still living with my parents and so I'm still on their medical scheme. I heard today, that you can have someone else (not family) on your scheme for an additional amount each month. Is this true??, since my boyfriend really needs to belong to a medical scheme, but can't afford it and his parents can't either. So can this be done? We are with Discovery.

Thank you,
Darlene

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The legislation makes provision to put your extended family on your medical scheme. Your boyfriend will not fall into this definition. You can go to www.optivest.co.za for a free medical scheme quote for your boyfriend. There are real affordable options available

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