We recommend the member to only use Self-Medication in emergency situations where your doctor is closed and you need medication. Member is required to go to the doctor the following morning for examination and diagnoses.
Bankmed all chronic medication prescribe by the doctor the first script for chronic med is paid from acute if not yet registered by the Fund. Third consecutive claim from the pharmacy for the same medication will automatically be loaded on the members chronic profile. The reasoning behind it if a member is newly diagnosed for chronic condition the first three month the member will be on a trial phase to allow the practitioner to adjust the doses and treatment.
BankMed, along with all the other Medical Aids are regulated by the Namaf Tariff. If a health professional wishes to charge above the said tariff that is his/her own choice and BankMed will be limited to paying on the tariff only.
I got, unexpected, very sick early February. I was immediately admitted into
ICU, got a major operation while in hospital and eventually almost spent the
whole of February in hospital, mostly in ICU. The medical expenses were astronomically high. While I was a bit
concerned about the possible costs that I may have to carry, during my stay in
hospital, I was visited twice by an Bankmed official comforting me, to not
worry about the costs, but to focus on becoming better. The final outcome was that I had to carry only a very small fraction of the
total costs, which was less than 0,2% of the total costs. I want to thank
Bankmed for providing us with excellent benefits. That made it possible for me
to focus on my recovery and not to worry about unpaid medical expenses. People often complain about the day-to-day benefits. But I again realize
that anyone’s focus should rather be on that one or two occasions during your
life-time that will financially cripple you, if you not a member of a solid
Thanks a lot Bankmed.
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