Afrox Medical Scheme Amalgamation

Dear Trading Partner and Practice Manager
Afrox Medical Scheme will be amalgamating with Discovery Health Medical Scheme from 1 May 2014
We want to let you know that the members of Afrox Medical Scheme will move to the Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS) from 1 May 2014. The destination remains the same as current.
Claim submission information
Claims with a service date from 1 May 2014
Please start sending claims to Discovery Health using these members’ new Discovery Health Medical Scheme membership numbers. They will receive their membership cards during the first or second week of May 2014.
Claims with a service date before 1 May 2014
Please finalise all reversals of claims with a service date up to 30 April 2013 for Afrox Medical Scheme.
Claims with a service date before 1 May 2014 must still be submitted to the administrator (Metropolitan Health) for processing.
Afrox Medical Scheme will not accept any claims with service dates from 1 January 2014.
Please note that the information contained in this communication on the proposed amalgamation of Afrox Medical Scheme and Discovery Health Medical Scheme is subject to the Council for Medical Schemes’ approval of the transaction.



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