All Bankmed Plans offer cover for chronic conditions that qualify as PMBs are on the Chronic Disease List. You have to register for the Chronic Illness Benefit to get cover for the medication, tests and treatment you need for your condition.
Chronic Disease List: All Plans
Addison’s disease, asthma, bipolar mood disorder, bronchiectasis, cardiac failure, cardiomyopathy, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, chronic renal disease, coronary artery disease, Crohn’s disease, diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus types 1 and 2, dysrhythmias, epilepsy, glaucoma, haemophilia, hyperlipidaemia, hypertension, hypothyroidism, HIV and AIDS, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, schizophrenia, systemic lupus erythematosus and ulcerative colitis.
While higher Plans can offer additional cover for these chronic conditions, we pay for specific care (PMBs) for these conditions no matter which Plan you are on.
Chronic Disease List: Traditional, Comprehensive and Plus Plans
Acne, allergic rhinitis, ankylosing spondylitis, chronic anxiety disorder, atopic dermatitis (eczema), attention deficit disorder, cystic fibrosis, depression, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, gout, motor neurone disease, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, Paget’s disease, psoriasis and Meniere’s disease.
The Basic Plan covers treatment for Major Depression. The Comprehensive and Plus Plan, covers treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.