Liberty Medical Scheme Name Changed to LMS Medical Fund
Date: 1 August 2016
LIBERTY /PRIMECURE LIBERTY
1. SCHEME NAME CHANGE
Effective 1 August 2016, the Liberty Medical Scheme, administered by VMed, will be undergoing a name change and will be known as the LMS Medical Fund.
Effective 1 August 2016, claims will be routed to Medscheme via VMed.
Refer to the table below for the option name change.
Benefit options and member benefits remain exactly the same until the end of the year. Members will be entitled to the same benefits they have chosen for the 2016 benefit year until the end of the year.
OLD OPTION NAME NEW OPTION NAME EXISTING OPTION CODE LIBERTY HL DD PROCEDURE & CONSULT LMS HL DD PROCEDURE & CONSULT LIHHL 685995
2. NEW MEMBERSHIP CARDS
Due to the Brand Agreement with Liberty being terminated at this stage, members will receive proof of membership and an innovative electronic LMS Medical Fund membership card.
The e-card contains all membership information, including details of all beneficiaries. Membership numbers will remain the same through the transition period ensuring providers and members are not inconvenienced through the process.
Members have been requested to destroy their current membership cards after 31 July 2016 and make use of the new LMS Medical Fund e-card or proof of membership. Providers are strongly urged to accept the e-card.
PRIME CURE LIBERTY
Effective 1 August 2016, the Liberty Medical Scheme, administered by Prime Cure, will be undergoing a name change and will be known as the LMS Medical Fund.
Claims should still be submitted on the existing Prime Cure options listed below:
SUBMITTING OPTION NAME OPTION CODE MULTI – MANAGED PRIME CURE GP HL OPTION MPCHG 605398 MULTI – MANAGED PRIME CURE SP HL OPTION MPCHS 605401
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