Discovery is paying R340,737 per patient on ventilation for Covid-19 in schemes it runs

2020-05-21 12:42

Just under 10% of diagnosed SARS-CoV-2 infections in SA have been among members in medical schemes administered by Discovery.

Discovery Health won't challenge Health Market Inquiry findings, says CEO

2019-10-04 13:24

Discovery Health's CEO says the company will not appeal the findings of the five-year probe into private healthcare carried out by the Competition Commission.

Capetonians are slow, Joburgers too fast? Here's which city has the best drivers in SA

2018-09-13 11:35

For decades Gauteng drivers believe that Capetonians are always in cruise or chill mode, and that those living in the Western Cape are slow drivers or just generally never in a hurry.

Discovery's profits point to 'competitive advantage', not market failure - CEO

2018-07-06 19:35

Discovery Health has responded to the Health Market Inquiry's findings, saying its high profits are the result of a competitiv advantage – not 'market failure'.

REVEALED: The mental illnesses costing SA billions

2017-07-26 05:00

Discovery Health's mental health spend reached R2bn in 2016 with hospitalisation claims amounting to R32m more than predicted, says CEO Dr Jonathan Broomberg.

Discovery fined for enticing customers

2015-11-13 07:28

The Financial Service Board has penalised Discovery for promoting “rewards” which are unrelated to actual benefits.

Discovery posts healthy profits

2015-09-10 11:07

Healthcare and financial services provider Discovery has posted a 51% growth in new business in the year ending June 2015, boosted by the Bankmed account.

Med aid trustees pocket millions

2014-09-07 12:13

A large portion of medical aid contributions is spent on substantial payments to trustees, the Business Times reports.

Integration can cut costs - Discovery CEO

2012-09-26 15:59

The healthcare industry needs greater integration to bring down medical scheme costs, says Discovery Health CEO Jonathan Broomberg.

Gore denies short-term insurance plans

2011-02-22 18:19

Discovery Holdings CEO Adrian Gore says the company has no intention of entering the short-term insurance market in the near future.


Discovery Vitality is starting to demand that you tag out of gyms as well as into them – to stop fake, no-exercise visits

2019-01-16 16:19

It is not clear how long Discovery will require users to spend in the gym, or when the cheating-checking system will be fully implemented.

Medical schemes respond to 'anti-competitive' findings of private healthcare inquiry

2018-07-07 10:45

The Competition Commission released a provisional report saying private healthcare was characterised by ‘disempowered and uninformed’ consumers, confusing medical aid schemes, and a lack of competition.

Medical aid members getting a raw deal, Competition Commission finds after lengthy probe

2018-07-05 12:03

The Competition Commission has found that medical aid members have been getting a raw deal.

Client data not shared among schemes - Momentum

2016-08-19 10:35

Momentum Health denies sharing client data with the rest of its insurance business, as was claimed by the Council of Medical Schemes.

Discovery is upbeat about China

2015-10-06 10:57

Most investors are reeling from the recent slump in the Chinese economy, and Discovery Health is not largely unaffected by the ructions of Chinese stocks.

Bobroff responds to Discovery 'attack'

2014-10-28 14:44

Attorney Ronald Bobroff explains why he has a problem with Discovery Health's version of its handling of Road Accident Fund claims and payments.

Discovery: Cost of healthcare justifiable

2013-05-30 10:04

People should look beyond just the price when analysing healthcare costs, Discovery Health says.

Discovery: NHI will boost economy

2011-08-12 20:38

The National Health Insurance may have a significantly positive impact on the economy, says Discovery Health.

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