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About Genesis Medical Aid

Genesis Medical Aid in South Africa offers a variety of medical aid plans for individuals that are looking for a hospital plan or a comprehensive medical aid plan.

All Genesis medical aid plans provide cover for hospitalization and related accounts at any private hospital in South Africa, as well as additional medical aid benefits.

Medical aid benefits

Genesis offers medical aid plans in the form of Private Choice or Private Hospital cover, as well as a comprehensive medical aid plan. All plans include the following benefits:

  1. Hospitalization and related accounts, which means that all matters relating to theatre costs, x-rays, pathology, physiotherapy, blood transfusion, medicines, and more, will be covered at 100% of the Scheme Tariff for a general ward, intensive and high care wards of a private or provincial hospital, as well as a day clinic or the recovery room charges of an unattached operating theatre.
  2. Basic dentistry, which offers cover for basic, as well as some enhanced dentistry and includes:
  • Three dental oral examinations.
  • Six fillings.
  • Unlimited extractions.
  • Six plain x-rays for conservative dentistry.
  • Two root canal treatments.
  • Crowns, dentures, or bridges are limited to R5 000.
  • Surgical removal of impacted wisdom teeth.
  • One scale and polish.
  • One dental implant is limited to R10 000 per three-year financial year cycle of membership.
  1. Flexibility and freedom of choice, as all Genesis medical aid members are entitled to choose a hospital, doctor, or medical specialist of their choice.
  2. Emergency medical evacuation, entitles medical aid members to access the ER24 Emergency Contact Centre for any medical emergencies. These medical emergencies can be described as emergency pre-hospital treatment, evacuation, and transport (including inter-hospital transfers) within South Africa, as well as a 24/7 medical helpline service for medical-related enquiries.

Genesis Medical Aid Services

Genesis offers the option of two hospital plans known as Private Choice and Private.

These hospital plans are designed to cover individuals in hospital for planned and emergency hospital admissions and take care of any hospital and related accounts.

Important to note is that both hospital plans with Genesis include substantial benefits for basic dentistry.

Those who choose to sign up with the Private Choice hospital plan in 2021 will pay a medical aid price of: 

  • R1340 for one adult.
  • R2680 for two adults.
  • R3120 for two adults and one child.
  • R3560 for two adults and two children.
  • R4000 for two adults and three children.

From 2022, these prices will change to:

  • R1390 for one adult.
  • R2780 for two adults.
  • R3235 for two adults and one child.
  • R3690 for two adults and two children.
  • R4145 for two adults and three children. 

Those who choose to sign up with the Private hospital plan in 2021 will pay a medical aid price of:

  • R1850 for one adult.
  • R3700 for two adults.
  • R4230 for two adults and one child.
  • R4760 for two adults and two children.
  • R5290 for two adults and three children.

From 2022, these prices will change to:

  • R1925 for one adult.
  • R3850 for two adults.
  • R4400 for two adults and one child.
  • R4950 for two adults and two children.
  • R5500 for two adults and three children.

Genesis Medical Aid – Medical Aid

  • Product Medical Aid
  • 3 Different Choices
    Genesis medical offers you 3 different choices from hospital plans to comprehensive cover
  • No paperwork
    You can apply for your medical aid completely online.

Benefits of Genesis Medical Aid

  • Chat - You can chat to a consultant while you are on the website looking at their plans. A consultant can answer all your questions and give you advice. 
  • Brokers - for face-to-face advice and purchases you can speak to a Genesis Med Broker. 
  • Members have access to the Genesis App as well as the portal on the website where you can track claims as well as request pre-authorisations. 

Get affordable medical cover with Genesis

Alike the Genesis hospital plans, the comprehensive medical aid plan in South Africa will cover individuals in hospital for planned and emergency hospital admissions and take care of any hospital and related accounts.

This medical aid further provides additional day-to-day cover by way of a Self Managed Fund (SMF).

Those who choose to sign up with Genesis comprehensive medical aid in South Africa in 2021 will pay a medical aid price of:

  • R2640 for one adult.
  • R5280 for two adults.
  • R5810 for two adults and one child.
  • R6340 for two adults and two children.
  • R6870 for two adults and three children.

 From 2022, these prices will change to:

  • R2715 for one adult.
  • R5430 for two adults.
  • R5980 for two adults and one child.
  • R6530 for two adults and two children.
  • R7080 for two adults and three children.

Medical aid calculator

For those that would like to get a medical aid quote, one can visit www.genesismedical.co.za and make use of the online medical aid prices calculator to get a medical aid quote for one’s monthly contributions. Alternatively, one can email their details to Genesis at [email protected] for further assistance.

Medical aid South Africa application

For those looking to apply for Genesis medical aid, one can visit www.genesismedical.co.za and select the “JOIN GENESIS TODAY” option within the “Medical aid prices calculator” section.

From here, individuals can follow the three-step application process which consists of: 

  1. Apply online at www.genesismedical.co.za.
  2. Download and print the medical aid forms. Once these forms are completed, one can fax them to 021 447 4707 or email them to [email protected]
  3. Contact Genesis for any further questions by making use of the “CALL ME BACK” option by completing the necessary fields of information within the “Please contact me” section and selecting “SEND” to have a Genesis sales team member call back.

Customer Reviews & Testimonials

September 2021

They have cover for everything you need and hassle free application they are the best my whole family is covered.

Japie H
— Kariega —

June 2021

If you like me and hate public hospitals I suggest you apply today for medical cover an with genesis you get full cover even when you need to go to hospital.

Trenton J
— Cape Town —

Genesis Medical Aid Contact

Physical Address

  • "The Terraces 4th floor Black River Park Fir Street Observatory Cape Town Western Cape 7925 South Africa
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Postal Address

  • PO Box 144 Observatory , Cape Town, 7935, South Africa

Opening Hours

  • Monday 08:00 – 16:00
  • Tuesday 08:00 – 16:00
  • Wednesday 08:00 – 16:00
  • Thursday 08:00 – 16:00
  • Friday 08:00 – 16:00
  • Saturday – Closed
  • Sunday – Closed