More affordable healthcare benefits for more students for less.

Feel safe and secure with Momentum Medical Scheme - Partnering with over 1 million students over the past 30 years.

New horizons and hope in a changing healthcare landscape

Member Communication

This section contains all the important communications that have been sent to our members thus far.


International students wishing to return to South Africa to complete their studies

South Africa has specific requirements for International students returning during Level 1. Students who remained outside South Africa will need to meet the requirements of having a COVID test done, not older than 72 hours, showing that they are negative for the virus on arrival in South Africa. Failure to comply will force them into quarantine at their own expense for at least 10 days before proceeding to their respective institutions.

Momentum Medical Scheme will cover the COVID-19 travel test for students to resume their studies subject to the following terms and conditions:

  • •   Ingwe medical scheme membership must be active and in force for the test to be covered
  • •   Copy of passport as proof that they left SA during COVID-19 lockdown period
  • •   Provide travel details (date and mode of travel) back to SA and provide proof where applicable
  • •   Submit the laboratory report / results with the full account details claimed under tariff code 3979, for reimbursement
  • •   The COVID test must be conducted by a certified medical practitioner and they need to submit the details (including name, official stamp and signature) of the practitioner who conducted the test

Please note the Scheme will cover one(1) COVID test for travel per beneficiary and a limit of R 850 per test applies

Submit all the requirements to:

WhatsApp:    +27 860 102 493
Contact:         +27 860 102 493

Student Newsletter October 2020


25 March 2020

23 March 2020

2 July 2020

3 August 2020


Tips to manage fears and anxiety

Turn lockdown into something meaningful

Deal with social distancing

COVID-19 testing: FAQs