Med Extend 2020

Med Extend 20202020-08-07T10:42:35+00:00

Med-Extend has been designed to assist clients with medical expense shortfalls for Specialists and with covering Defined Procedures that have been excluded on their specific Medical Scheme option.

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Overall annual limit 2020 Gap Cover Policies by Turnberry


In-hospital procedures funded by your Medical Scheme

Increases the Medical Aid rate up to 300%. (e.g. Specialists, GPs, Anaesthetists, Radiology, Pathology, Consumables, etc.). Subject to the Overall Annual Limit

Defined Procedures Excluded by your Medical Scheme

Med-Extend will assist in paying for Defined Procedures that have been excluded by your Medical Scheme up to a specified rand value, as listed below. Subject to the Overall Annual Limit

Defined Procedures


Arthroscopic surgery

R60 000

Back or neck surgery

R60 000

Bunion surgery

R15 000

Cochlear implant, auditory brain implant and internal nerve stimulator surgery

R80 000

Dental procedures for impacted teeth for children younger than 18 years

R15 000

Dental procedures for reconstructive surgery required due to an accidental event

R80 000

Functional nasal surgery

R24 000

Joint replacement surgery

R50 000

Knee or shoulder surgery (excl joint replacements and arthroscopic surgery)

R26 000

Non-Cancerous breast conditions

R21 000

Oesophageal reflux and hiatus hernia surgery

R57 000

Removal of varicose veins

R21 000

Skin disorders (including benign growths and lipomas)

R21 000

International Travel Cover

R5 million per insured (notification of travel required 48 hrs prior to departure)


MedBoost provides a lump sum benefit pay-out when you need to undergo a Defined Procedure and have been claim free for a number of years. The MedBoost pay-out would depend on the number of consecutive claim free years you have had as per the table provided.

Number of claim free years

MedBoost pay-out

3 years

R 3 000

4 years

R4 000

5 years

R5 000

5+ years

R6 000

Additional Information

Waiting Periods

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Waiting Periods
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