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Umvuzo Health

  • Comprehensive medical aid
  • Flexible medical cover
  • Affordable premiums

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About Umvuzo Health

Umvuzo is above your ideal medical aid. They go the extra mile to put their client first, what makes them stand out, even more, is how affordable they are.

Umvuzo Health scheme applications may be done online or you can call them and provide them with your details. There is also an option of going to their branch should that be convenient.

They have been registered with the Council of Medical Schemes since the 1st of July in 2004. Since then they have had specific groups they cater to in certain industries.

The focus industries;

  • Mining Industry.
  • Retail Sector.
  • Food Industry.
  • Steel Industry.

They have made it easier for those who want to apply online by having two formats of each form. One for digital applications and another for hard copies. They also have a call centre that is operational and processes authorizations twenty-four hours a day so you may reach them whenever you need to.

Umvuzo is always looking to provide the best to its clientele. They have not only made it optional for you to apply in the way you feel more comfortable but their application process is simplified. This shows how dedicated they are to their clients because you can skip all the hassle.

Their staff is dedicated to providing you with all the essential information about their medical aid plans you would need if you could not access it on their web page.

Umvuzo Health Services

Imagine having a medical aid that is completely customized to your needs.

With Umvuzo they believe you should pay for benefits you will enjoy and not pay additional for benefits you won’t use. Due to them having a specified target market, they provide medical aid plans that perfectly cater to potential members’ budgets since they have an idea of what they are earning.

As all their pricing information is on their site it’s easy to determine your instalment by adding the amounts together to work out your medical aid quote.

These are some of the plans they offer;

The Activator Medical aid plan

This plan begins at R1 607.00 for the main and adds an adult member. When adding a child, it’s R838.00. This plan is the most cost-efficient and is ideally suited to younger people who are single.

The list of benefits in this plan include:

  • Dental care
  • Optometry
  • Specialist visits
  • GP visits
  • Hospital benefits, to name a few

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Benefits of Umvuzo Health

  • Contact - easily contact Umvuzo Health via WhatsApp 060 070 2094
  • Nurse on call - Do you have a medical question? Are you not feeling well but you are unsure if you should visit the emergency room? Simply contact the nurse on call and have all your medical questions answered and receive expert advice.
  • Member portal - Umvuzo Health has a member login where you can track your claims and get pre-authorisations. 

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Should you apply online or telephonically you should be ready to present them with some requirements.

These are:

  • Your Umvuzo membership number, should you not have one there is a process to follow to obtain one.
  • Your South African ID.
  • Your passport number, it’s only necessary if you’re from a neighbouring country.
  • The rest of your details such as your surname.

The Ultra Affordable Medical aid plan

The prices for this plan are given in two categories, those who earn less than R6 550.00, their instalments begin at R1 095.00 for the main member and to add another member. To add a child, it’s R695.00.

The second category is those with an income above R6 550.00. The monthly instalments for main and added adult members is R1 612.00 with the instalments for a child being R842.00.

Additional benefits include;

  • Terminal care.
  • Blood transfusions.
  • One scan (RT, MRI, CAT).
  • Supplementary benefits.

Steps to apply with Umvuzo

Step 1

By making use of their online resources you may scan through the options on the website. This is to find the one you feel fits best with your budget.

Step 2

You contact Umvuzo to put your application process in motion by submitting the application form along with your required documented details. Await feedback from them.

Step 3

Once your application has been processed you will receive confirmation if your application has been approved.

Benefits of applying with Umvuzo

  • They have a twenty-four-hour line that is available.
  • Their staff are trained and friendly.
  • They have some of the best rates.
  • Their site is very easy to use.
  • The application process is quick and easy.

Customer Reviews & Testimonials

January 2020

Dental care, hospital care and doctor visits all in one premium tell me does your medical aid offer you that?

Vuyo B
— Mmabatho —

August 2021

As a young lad that's not married this is perfect and so cheap it covers me just as I need it to, I'm still growing up and this premium is helping me so much.

Christiaan G
— Johannesburg —

Umvuzo Health Contact

Physical Address

  • Building D, Alenti Office Park 457 Witherite Road, The Willows Pretoria Gauteng 0040 South Africa
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Opening Hours

  • Monday 08:00 – 16:30
  • Tuesday 08:00 – 16:30
  • Wednesday 08:00 – 16:30
  • Thursday 08:00 – 16:30
  • Friday 08:00 – 16:30
  • Saturday – Closed
  • Sunday – Closed