As part of our commitment to your wellbeing, this benefit encourages the early detection of the most frequently diagnosed high-risk diseases. Early treatment reduces the risk of complications and is more likely to secure a better prognosis for the patient. This benefit provides cover for one consultation, pathology, radiology and vaccinations.
This benefit provides for the following vaccines:
- Human papilloma virus
- Child immunisations
- Pneumococcal infection.
Testing is covered for the following:
- Breast cancer
- Cervical cancer
- Late onset diabetes
- Prostate cancer
- Cardiac disease.
Pre-authorisation is not required, except in the case of mammography for women under 40 years. The Scheme’s pathology designated service providers must be utilised to avoid co-payments.