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VBainc Rewards, Medical Assist

Medical Assist and Medical Access

The following benefits are on an access only basis.

These services include:

  • Emergency telephonic advice and information - 24 hours, seven days a week.
  • Referrals to medical practitioners and facilities.
  • Liaison with next of kin to keep them informed.
  • Traveling companions for stranded minors (motor vehicle collisions).
  • Telephonic medical and travel advice.
  • Repatriation of mortal remains or local burial.

For the member's medical aid or own account:

  • Emergency medical response to the scene of an incident.
  • Emergency medical transportation to the nearest appropriate medical facility.
  • Transfer of emergency medicine and blood.

In addition to the general medical advice service, medical operators will guide a person through a medical crisis situation involving the member. Member will receive emergency advice or have necessary support organized, by utilizing the 24-hour Contact Centre Doctor.

This service includes referrals to Crisis lines in case of:

  • Poison Hotline – In House.
  • Suicide Hotline – Life Line.
  • Rape and HIV Counseling.

Family and Domestic Abuse.

  • Child Abuse.
  • Trauma and Bereavement Counseling.

    Please note: Medical cover is only valid for emergencies within the borders of South Africa.