Discovery Health - Chronic illness benefit cover 2014

All Discovery Health Plans provide cover for the 27 prescribed Chronic Disease List (CDL) conditions at 100% MSR (Medical Scheme Rate), subject to a formulary or a monthly medicine amount per condition. This cover needs to be applied for through the Discovery Health Chronic Call Centre and is not limited to a Designated Service Provider (DSP).

 
CHRONIC DISEASE LIST
(All Plans)
Addison’s Disease Dysrythmias
Asthma Epilepsy
Bipolar Mood Disorder Glaucoma
Bronchiectasis Haemophilia
  HIV and AIDS
Cardiac Failure Hyperlipidaemia
Cardiomyopathy Hypertension
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Hypothyroidism
 Disease (COPD)  
Chronic Renal Disease Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Coronary Artery Disease Parkinson’s Disease
Crohn’s Disease Rheumatoid Arthritis
Diabetes Insipidus Schizophrenia
Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 Systemic Lupus
   Erythematosus
Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 Ulcerative Colitis

 

ADDITIONAL DISEASE LIST
(Comprehensive & Executive  Plans Only)
Ankylosing spondylitis Paget’s disease
Behcet’s disease Panic disorder
Connective tissue disorder (mixed) Paraplegia
Cushing’s Syndrome Pemphigus
Cystic fybrosis Peripheral arteriosclerolic
   disease
Delusional disorder Pituitary microadenomas
Dermatopolymyositis Polyarteritis nodosa
General anxiety disorder Post traumatic stress disorder
Huntington’s disease Psoriatic arthritis
Hypoparathyroidism Pulmonary interstital fibrosis
Major depression Quadriplegia
Motor neurone disease  
Muscular dystrophy & other Stroke
 inherited myopathies  
Myasthenia gravis Systemic sclerosis
Obsessive compulsive Thrombocytopaenia purpura
 disorder  
Organ transplantation Valvular heart disease
Osteoporosis Wegener’s granulomatosis
 
Should you need to contact the Discovery Health Chronic Illness Benefit Call Centre the telephone number is 0860 400 600. For further information or advice on any of the Discovery Health Medical Aids, please don't hesitate to contact us on +27 21 712-8866.