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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Medical Expense Shortfall Cover

Increases the Medical Aid rate up to 300%. Subject to the OAL

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 OAL.

Defined Procedures


Arthroscopic surgery

R65 500

Back or neck surgery

R65 500

Bunion surgery

R17 500

Cochlear implant, auditory brain implant and internal nerve stimulator surgery

R85 500

Dental procedures for impacted teeth for children younger than 18 years

R17 500

Dental procedures for reconstructive surgery required due to an accidental event

R85 500

Functional nasal surgery

R27 500

Joint replacement surgery

R55 500

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

R30 500

Non-Cancerous breast conditions

R23 500

Oesophageal reflux and hiatus hernia surgery

R60 500

Removal of varicose veins

R23 500

Skin disorders (including benign growths and lipomas)

R23 500

Endoscopic procedures

R6 000

International Travel Cover

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

Casualty Benefit – Accident and Illness

R3 000 per family per annum. The Casualty Benefit for Illness will be restricted to between the hours of 6pm – 6am Mondays to Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays


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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