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  1. Jan

    Choosing not to get Covid-19 vaccine similar to smoking risk - Discovery Life

    Higher insurance premiums if you decide not to get Covid-19 vaccine Discovery Life has announced that new clients who refuse to be vaccinated against Covid-19 will be treated similarly to smoking or lifestyle diseases such as diabetes — which receive a higher premium. This premium may be...
  2. beepbob

    Is it possible to have Discovery vitality without a Discovery medical aid.

    Hey guys, was looking for some clarity on this. I've tried reaching out to Discovery, but keep getting transferred or just left waiting for minutes on end. I'm moving to a new job which requires me to take a medical aid they provide, so I have to cancel my Discovery medical aid. I've got other...
  3. Jan

    Advice from Discovery Health CEO for third wave - Lock yourself in your home and shop online

    Lock yourself in your home and shop online — Discovery Health CEO Lock yourself up in your home and try to do all your shopping online. This is advice from Discovery Health CEO Dr Ryan Noach for people in Gauteng. Noach said deadly infections in Gauteng are 30% higher than where they were in...
  4. J

    Discovery members can apply to pay for medical aid with their savings balance

    Discovery members can apply to pay for medical aid with their savings balance Discovery has informed its medical aid scheme members they can apply to have their monthly fees paid for from their medical savings account. "For members who are on health plans with a medical savings account (MSA)...
  5. M

    Estimated Rand value of Discovery Miles when used toward air tickets

    Has anyone recently used their Discovery Miles to pay for or pay toward a flight? I am trying to put an estimated rand value to discovery miles when used for travel (flights). For example, I get 25% off an international flight (silver status) and I have 10 000 Discovery Miles. I use my...
  6. NightCrawlerNic

    Discovery Vitality Drive 2020

    Has anyone ever had their score drop by a large margin over a day while all their trips were rated 5 stars? Saturday morning my score was 535. Did 4 small trips on Sunday. Monday morning my score is at 515, the only explanation from discovery is that my coverage ratio was low. 4 trips of less...
  7. P

    Durban doctors for lower back pain

    Hi guys, I injured my lower back at a trampoline park over a year ago and after seeing a chrio I was told I had an annular tear. With rehab exercises and some rest it got about 70%. I am still very limited in what I can do without my back flaring up again the next day though. The other day I...
  8. J

    Discovery Bank issues with card migration

    Discovery Bank issues with card migration A Discovery Bank customer recently contacted MyBroadband regarding problems migrating from their Discovery Gold credit card (issued under licence from FNB) to their Discovery Bank credit card. Customers have previously complained of multiple issues...
  9. J

    South Africans leaving DStv Premium and Discovery Health

    South Africans leaving DStv Premium and Discovery Health South Africans are dumping their DStv Premium and top-tier Discovery Health products for cheaper alternatives. Moneyweb’s Hilton Tarrant recently showed that there has been a 22% decline in subscribers in Discovery Health Medical...
  10. J

    Users report problems with Discovery Vitality rewards

    Users report problems with Discovery Vitality rewards Discovery Vitality members recently reported a number of problems with the company's cashback rewards system. Members who contacted MyBroadband complained that they were no longer earning cash back on their spend at Pick n Pay or Woolworths.
  11. J

    Why Discovery Vitality members live much longer than normal South Africans

    Why Discovery Vitality members live much longer than normal South Africans The average life expectancy in South Africa is 63, but it changes dramatically if you are a Discovery Vitality member. This was revealed by Akash Dowra, head of technical marketing and client insights at Discovery Bank...
  12. L

    Discovery App - Another test, hello world

    Did anyone else just get a notification on their Android app with the title of "Another test" and the text "hello world"? Clicking on the notification just opened the app.
  13. Kosmik

    Discoverys new Chronic re-order policy

    WTF is up with this? Considering the system only allows you to order your medicine ever so often and only as per your scripts, whats with this stupidity? You can never over receive your medication and whether the order is slightly early or late has NO ACTUAL bearing on the total cost BESIDES...
  14. Lebogang95

    What is the interview process like for an Android Developer position at Discovery ?

    An ex-colleague of mine who was recently recruited into Discovery told me to apply at the company a couple of days before he left. To me it seemed like a long shot considering my age, I'm only 19 and my lack of a presentable qualification to a big company like Discovery. Not to say that it's...
  15. S

    Does Discovery MSA pay for vitamins?

    Hope you guys can help me out on this one... Will my Discovery MSA pay for vitamins? Things like Vital vitamins and Vitatheon energy vitamins?
  16. T

    Specialists charging discovery DOUBLE??

    Hi there, I came across something very upsetting with my hospital admission. My neurologists sent me a statement for their services, but I noticed that they are claiming from the wrong medical aid (Medihelp) the total for this Statement was R6100. I sent them a mail stating my correct...
  17. Kevin Lancaster

    Discovery launches Vitality Rewards for losing weight

    Discovery launches Vitality Rewards for losing weight Discovery has launched Vitality Weight Loss Rewards, with the aim of getting members to lose weight.
  18. Kevin Lancaster

    New Discovery Bank on track

    New Discovery Bank on track Discovery has received authorisation from the Registrar of Banks to establish banking operations in South Africa, and is on track to launch its banking products next year.
  19. K

    Conea Transplants

    Hi There Please help, i need a conea transplant and just want to know if Discovery would pay for the whole thing? Anyone had experiences recently with this. Many Thanks Kavi
  20. D

    Discovery Health gear stealing money

    I bought shoes and socks from Sportsman’s warehouse in September, I bought it there as it is part of the “Healthy gear” and I get 25% cash back as I am on vitality diamond status and the cash back is more or less R600. I phoned discovery in September asking where my cash back is and they told me...
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