advertisement
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.

0

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.

 
NEXT ON HEALTH24X
advertisement

Read Health24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Live healthier

Contraceptives and you »

Scientists create new contraceptive from seaweed Poor long-term birth control training leads to 'accidents'

7 birth control myths you should stop believing

Will the Pill make you gain weight? Can you fall pregnant while breastfeeding? We bust seven common myths about birth control.

Your digestive health »

Causes of digestive disorders 9 habits that could hurt your digestive system

Your tummy rumblings might help diagnose bowel disorder

With the assistance of an 'acoustic belt', doctors can now determine the cause of your tummy troubles.