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Health Platform Benefit

A unique benefit that encourages health awareness, enhances the quality of your life, and gives you peace of mind through preventative care and early detection tests.

  • Available for free to all Momentum Medical Scheme members.
  • Leading maternity care programme.
  • Easily get pre-authorisation on the Momentum App.

What does the Health Platform Benefit cover?

It covers several items listed below, most notably early detection tests that can help doctors find diseases early. The earlier a disease is found, the easier it is to treat and possibly reverse.

Preventative screening is one of the most important things you can do for your health. We encourage you to take care of your health and well-being by going for screening tests and keeping track of your health status at no extra cost.

What does it cover?

The Health Platform Benefit gives you peace of mind through:

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Early detection tests

Dental consultation, general physical examination, DEXA bone density scan, cholesterol test (pathologist), blood sugar test (pathologist), glaucoma test, HIV test (pathologist), pap smear, mammogram, and prostate-specific antigen (pathologist).

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Maternity programme

Antenatal visits, online antenatal and postnatal classes, dipstick urine tests, pathology tests, scans, doula visits, nurse home visits and paediatrician visits.

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Preventative care

Baby immunisations, flu vaccines, tetanus-diphtheria injections, pneumococcal vaccine.

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Health line

24-hour emergency health advice.

Health Platform Benefits

Use the Momentum App to get pre-authorisation for Health Platform Benefits

Available for iOS, Android users, and Huawei app gallery. Download the Momentum App, log in to your profile, and request pre-notification.

Download the Momentum App from the Huawei AppGallery today.

Or use one of our other channels

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Use the web chat facility in the bottom left corner.

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Call us

Give us a call on 0860 117 859 and a consultant will assist you or
+27 31 573 4008 for members calling from outside of South Africa.

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Send an email or post

Send an email to [email protected].

Business hours are Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 17:00 and Saturdays from 08:00 to 12:00. Closed on Sundays and public holidays.

Want a quote?

You'll get a quote reflecting the medical aid contribution at the end of the process.

Need advice?

An accredited healthcare consultant will call you to discuss our medical aid options and benefits.

Other benefits






Contact Momentum Medical Scheme

Client service, claims and authorisations

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Business hours are Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 17:00. Saturday and public holidays from 08:00 to 16:00. Closed on Sundays.

For local emergencies

Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

For international emergencies

Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

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