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GapCover

Helps you avoid unexpected in-hospital medical aid shortfalls, not covered by your medical aid.

from

R278 per month

What is GapCover?

Why worry about shortfalls for in-hospital procedures and other healthcare-related expenses not covered by your medical aid? GapCover+ offers you supplementary cover to assist with shortfalls in the event of hospitalisation, involving surgery or medical treatment, as well as for certain procedures performed out-of-hospital.

GapCover is not a medical aid and cover is not the same as that of medical aid. This product is not a substitute for medical aid membership.


+ This additional product is complementary and available from Momentum, a division of Momentum Metropolitan Life Limited. Momentum is not a medical scheme, and is a separate entity to Momentum Health. You can be a member of Momentum Health without taking any of the complementary products that Momentum offers.

What are the benefits of having GapCover?

Shortfall benefits

These benefits aggregate to a maximum benefit of R157 000 per insured person per year.

Medical practitioner costs


Covers up to 2 times the amount paid by the medical aid if there is a shortfall between what is charged by the medical practitioner and what is paid by the medical aid.

Obstetrics and gynaecology, cardiothoracic and neurology are covered up to 2.5 times the amount paid by the medical aid. GapCover also covers you for certain out-of-hospital medical procedures performed in day clinics and other registered facilities.

Co-payments


Covers co-payments applied by your medical aid, subject to a R750 excess per co-payment. This benefit does not cover co-payments payable for voluntary use of non-Designated Service Providers.

Covers the 20% co-payment applied to oncology treatment (biological drugs and specialised medication) after the medical aid limit has been reached.

Casualty


Covers the casualty cost fees associated with admissions to the emergency room, at a registered hospital casualty facility, due to a medical emergency or accident.

Limited to 3 casualty visits and up to R10 000 per policy per calendar year. The medical aid must have paid the first portion of the cost.

Internal prosthesis


Covers shortfalls on internal prosthesis costs, up to a maximum amount of R30 000 per policy per year.

Lump sum benefits

These benefits do not aggregate to the R157 000 cap.

Cancer


If you are diagnosed with minimum stage 2 local and malignant cancer, whilst covered on this policy, we will pay you R5 000.

If, however, you are diagnosed with minimum stage 2, regional and malignant cancer, we will pay you R15 000.

If, after receiving the R15 000 benefit, your medical aid pays more than R200 000 for the cost of your oncology treatment within 12 months of your diagnosis, we will pay you a further R10 000.

This benefit is payable once in a lifetime per person covered on the policy.

Accidental death and disability


The benefit of R50 000 is payable for death or permanent disability due to an accident. Subject to one claim per insured per lifetime.

Trauma counselling


If you are a victim of, or witness to, an act of violence (such as murder, assault, robbery, rape, kidnapping or hijacking) or a traumatic accident, we will refund any trauma counseling fees paid by you up to R750 per session, limited to R25 000 per policy every year.

How much will it cost?

Policy member under 42
R278 pm
Policy member over 42
R392 pm
Policy member over 65
R505 pm

No dependants may be added to GapCover if the principal insured is over the age of 65 at the time of applying for the cover.

This complementary product is available from Momentum, a division of Momentum Metropolitan Life Limited. Momentum is not a medical scheme, and is a separate entity to Momentum Health. You can be a member of Momentum Health without taking any of the complementary products that Momentum offers.

Want to know more?

For more information relating to the below, please view the brochure and navigate to the relevant section.

Waiting periods
How to claim
Out-of-hospital/day clinic procedures
What we do not cover
Terms and conditions of cover



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