Yes, SAMWUMED requires a notice period of one (1) calendar month. Contributions must still be paid in full, until the last effective date of membership.
Yes, without any break in membership and provided contributions are paid. It is important to inform the Scheme if one chooses not to continue. Such members are referred to as Read more >>
No. A medical scheme may not refuse admission of a member’s dependant if such a dependant meets the eligibility criteria stated in the registered rules of the scheme.
No. It is illegal to belong to more than one medical scheme at a time. Section 28(a) of the Medical Schemes Act prohibits this. Members must ensure that their membership Read more >>
Yes the open enrolment principle means that any person can join any medical scheme of their choice. The only exception is restricted medical schemes, like SAMWUMED where you can only Read more >>
Ensure that you understand how the benefit options work and select according to your healthcare needs and what you can afford. The Prescribed Minimum Benefits (PMBs) must be included in Read more >>