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Step by step guide

  • Doctors' visits (GP's and dentists)
  • You need to use a doctor and dentist on the Ingwe Active Primary Care Network.
    Click here
    to view the lists of providers.

    The doctor sends the claim to us - you do not have to pay.

    If you receive a claim, email it immediately to us at claims@momentumhealth.co.za.

  • Specialists
  • You cannot go to a specialist directly.

    You need to be referred by your Ingwe Active Primary Care Network doctor.

    We cover you for 2 visits per family per year, limited to R1 100 per visit and up to a maximum of R2 200 per family per year. Covered at 100% of Momentum Medical Scheme Rate. You need referral from your Ingwe Active Primary Care Network provider and permission, please contact us on 0860 102 493.

  • Hospitals and emergency GP /casualty visits
  • Phone 0860 102 493 for a pre-authorisation number if you need to go to hospital.

    Phone 0860 102 493 for a pre-authorisation number within 72 hours after making use of the emergency GP / casualty visit.

  • Medication
  • Some of the Ingwe Active Primary Care doctors are licensed to dispense medication. In this instance you can collect your medication from the doctor, except if it is chronic medication (click here for more information regarding the Chronic Benefit).

    If your Ingwe Active Primary Care Network doctor is not licensed to dispense medication you need to take the prescription to the pharmacy to collect your medicine.

    Only specific medication items are covered on your option. Please consult your Ingwe Active Network doctor for your medicine requirements or to check whether a specific medicine is covered. Medicine that is not on the list will be for your own account.

  • X-rays and blood tests
  • There is a specific list of x-rays and blood tests that are covered. Ask your doctor for a list of x-rays click here and for a list of blood tests click here .

  • Eye care
  • You have to use an optometrist that is on the Ingwe Active Primary Care Network. Click here to view the list. Please do the eye test first to see whether you do qualify for spectacles as your refraction measurement must be more than 0.5

    Choose a frame from a Ingwe specific range to avoid co-payments and ask for a quotation to be sure it will be covered. Only standard lenses (excluding specific coating etc) will be covered. Click here for more information.