Ingwe Students

Ingwe Student members, we’ve got your answers. Learn how to make the most of your benefits, which healthcare providers are available to you in the Momentum Network, and so much more.

Request a Quotation / How much?

Affordability and value are the key elements that are considered during pricing, therefore Moment...

Banking details

  For the Scheme's banking details to make a deposit or electronic fund transfer (EFT) or wire tr...

Renew my membership - International Student

The renewal process applies to International Students who are currently or where members previous...

My details changed - new academic institution, new passport number. What must I do?

We do require a copy of the details we need to change for your. Please send it to studenthealth@m...

Request a quotation for student cover

Affordability and value are the key elements that are considered during pricing therefore Momentu...

Ingwe option for students

Momentum Medical Scheme has done extensive research over the past 30 years to ensure that the ben...

Banking Details

For the Scheme's banking details to make a deposit or electronic fund transfer (EFT) or wire tran...

Need a quotation in my country's currency

Unfortunately we do not offer quotations in different currencies due to exchange rate fluctuation...

Brochure for full time students studying in South Africa

Click here to see more details on the benefits and contributions

Apply for a new membership - South African Student

If you are a full time student registered at an academic institution for the current year and are...

Doctor visits on Ingwe for students

You have unlimited consultations at any of the doctors on the selected network. No need to select...

Emergency benefit cover on Ingwe option for students

Emergency medical condition means the sudden and, at the time, unexpected onset of a health condi...

How to obtain medication on my Ingwe option?

Your option covers you for medicine if your Ingwe Network doctor prescribes it from our medicine ...

Casualty / out of network GP / doctor visit benefit

The Ingwe Option covers 1 out-of-network GP, after-hours GP or casualty consultation per benefici...

Optometry / glasses benefit for students on Ingwe

Your benefit includes one eye test and one pair of glasses every 2 years. Choose a frame from a s...

Dentist visits and benefits on Ingwe for students

We cover basic dentistry which includes the consultation, fillings and removal of teeth at a dent...

Step-by-step guide for Covid-19 testing

To find out what to do if you suspect you may have contracted COVID-19, it is really important to...

How do I claim a refund if I paid for the healthcare treatment?

We must be able to successfully process the claim in order to refund you. All claims must have al...

How long is a claim valid?

A claim is only valid for 4 months following the service date. Please note:  You need to send us ...

What information must I have ready to request pre-authorisation?

You need to phone us on 0860 102 493 or email on pre-authorisations@momentumhealth.co.za and make...

Need a Covid-19 test to travel back to South Africa to complete my studies

Momentum Medical Scheme will cover the COVID-19 travel test for students to resume their studies ...

What benefits require pre-authorisation?

You must obtain pre-authorisation from Momentum Medical Scheme on 0860 102 493 or email on pre-au...

International travel benefit for international students on the Ingwe option

The International Travel benefit is managed by Europe Assistance SA. The benefit covers emergency...

HealthSaver for students

The HealthSaver account is a Momentum product that let you save for medical expenses, such as vit...

Virtual Wellness Café - FREE New benefit in 2021

Another new benefit in 2021 is the FREE access to the Virtual Wellness Café.  This café aims to p...

Can I use my Ingwe benefits outside South Africa when I am back in my country?

The International Travel benefit is offered by Europe Assistance SA. The benefit covers emergency...

Loyalty benefit: Momentum Multiply Starter for FREE

You automatically qualify for free Multiply Starter membership. This means you can begin your jou...

Chat to a Doctor (Hello Doctor) for Free

Need medical advice from a doctor without a need for a face-to-face consultation? Hello Doctor of...

How to understand your claims statement

Your claims statement will be emailed to you. Please ensure that you update your email records. T...

What is pre-authorisation?

To access certain benefits, you need to contact Momentum Medical Scheme to check / confirm certai...

I want to upgrade my Ingwe option and join another plan

You are only allowed to change your option in January each year. The Scheme does not allow option...

Student membership card request

We have different options available: 1. Postal:  Please send your card request to member@momentum...

Can I add my dependant to my Ingwe medical aid for students?

We recommend that if the dependant is a child or spouse and in S.A. on a study permit, applicatio...

I completed my studies - can I stay on Momentum Medical scheme? How much do I pay?

You are welcome to stay as an individual member and pay monthly if you are no longer a student. W...

Find a specialist to visit on the Ingwe option

Your Ingwe Primary Care or Ingwe  Primary Care Network doctor will refer you to a specialist and ...

Find a Network Provider For Local Students

The Ingwe Option Allows you access to Ingwe Primary Care Network Doctors, Dentists and Optometris...

Find a Network Provider For International Students

The Ingwe Option Allows you access to Ingwe Active Network Doctors,Dentists and Optometrists. Ple...

Find an Ingwe optometrist on the network

Your benefit includes one eye test and one pair of glasses every 2 years.  Remember to choose a f...

Find an Ingwe dentist on the network

We cover basic dentistry which includes the consultation, fillings and removal of teeth at a dent...

Find a hospital on Ingwe option for Local Students

If you have chosen the Ingwe Network Hospital , please click here for the list of hospital. If yo...

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